Sacraments

Sacraments

INFANT BAPTISM

Baptism is celebrated each month following a formation program. Head to our Baptism Registration page, call the parish office at 519-753-8439, or email pastoralassociate@stpiusbrantford.ca to begin the preparation process.

ADULT INITIATION

Adults wishing to become Catholic are asked to contact the parish at 519-753-8439 as soon as possible, preferably in the early fall of the year.

INITIATION OF CHILDREN

Catholic Initiation of Children includes children in Grade Three and above who are either a) not baptized or b) were baptized in a different Christian denomination. Parents are asked to contact the parish as soon as possible at 519-753-8439, preferably in the early fall of the year.

FIRST RECONCILIATION and First Communion

2020-2021
First Communion Celebrations have been rescheduled for October and November of 2021. If you need to register for a Mass, you can do so here until October 10th.

2021-2022
First Communion Celebrations will take place in April, May, and June.
Registration opens on October 1st, 2021 and closes on December 17th, 2021. To register for these sacraments, please visit our First Reconciliation & First Communion Registration page.

CONFIRMATION

The Sacrament of Confirmation is available to Baptized Catholics in grade 7 or above. Registration opens on October 1st, 2021 and closes on October 22nd, 2021. To register for this sacrament, please visit our Confirmation Registration page.

MARRIAGE

Couples are asked to contact the parish at least eight months prior to marriage.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

Anointing of the sick in home or hospital can be arranged by calling the parish office. Whenever possible, please call before any situation becomes critical. A Catholic priest is always ‘on call’ for the Brantford General Hospital for emergencies.