Sacraments

                                                                         Baptism

Baptism offers us a new life in which we become adopted children of God.
 
Baptism is the first Sacrament of Initiation in the Church.
 
Please contact the parish office at 410-939-2525 and speak to Annemarie Dirndorfer regarding your child’s Baptism.
 
Please know that you will need to be a registered parishioner.
 
Parents need to be active, practicing members of the parish.
 
A date for Baptism will not be set until after the completion of paperwork and the first meeting has taken place. 
 

image  First Reconciliation and First Communion

Communion is a Sacrament of Initiation in the Church. The Eucharist is our nourishment and strength for our daily lives.

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Confirmation is a Sacrament of Initiation in the Church. Confirmation allows us to be marked with the seal of the Holy Spirit.
                                Eligibility
1. Candidates must be enrolled and participate in either a Catholic School, Home schooling or a Faith Formation Program for two years.
2. Families need to be registered with the parish
3. Candidates need to be Baptized.
4. Candidates and their families should attend Sunday liturgy and Holy Days of Obligation. Families should be active in the life of the parish.
5. Candidate needs to be a least in 2nd grade for First Reconciliation/First Eucharist. Confirmation candidate needs to be at least in 9th grade. 
6. Will need a copy of Sacrament certificate.
7. Candidates will need to attend the retreat.
 
If you have any questions, please call the parish office and speak to Annemarie Dirndorfer at 410-939-2525.
 

                  Sacrament of Matrimony 

Parishioners registered with St. Patrick are eligible to marry here.
 
At least 1 person needs to be registered at St. Patrick’s for at least 1 year.
 
Couples who are planning to be married should contact the parish at least 1 year before the potential wedding date.
 
Please call the Parish Office 410-939-2525 and speak with Annemarie Dirndorfer to begin the marriage preparation..

 

Interested in becoming Catholic? The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA) is the church’s program for those seeking Baptism, Protestants who would like to explore the Catholic faith and Catholics who would like to complete their sacraments of First Holy Communion and/or Confirmation. Classes are held on Wednesday evenings at 6:30. If you are interested, please call the parish office at 410-939-2525