Sacraments

 

Receiving the sacraments at St George and St Teresa

Please find below information explaining how the Catholic sacraments can be received in our Parish. At the very bottom there is information on how the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) process can be started.

Baptism
In order to be baptised or have your child baptised, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details).

First Penance and Holy Communion
Children who wish to receive the sacraments of Penance (also known as Reconciliation, or Penance and Reconciliation) and Holy Communion (also known as the Eucharist) for the first time must attend Catechesis (religious instruction) sessions. For children in the Parish school, this is provided in the school. For children who do not belong to the Parish school, the Parish priest is directly responsible for the provision of Catechesis sessions. If your child does not belong to the Parish school and you would like him/her to receive the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details). 

Confirmation
Children who wish to be confirmed must also attend Catechesis sessions. For children in the Parish school, this is provided in the school. For children who do not belong to the Parish school, the Parish priest is directly responsible for the provision of Catechesis sessions. If your child does not belong to the Parish school and would like to be confirmed, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details).

Marriage
If you wish to get married, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details).

Anointing of the sick (also known as Extreme Unction or Last Rites)
If you want to be anointed or know someone who wants to be anointed, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details).

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA)
If you are interested in becoming a Catholic, please contact the Parish Priest (see homepage for contact details).