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 are being rescheduled for Fall 2021. Dates will be released over the summer.

2021-2022
First Communion Celebrations will take place in April and May.
Additional information will be available in Fall 2021.

CONFIRMATION

2020-2021
The Sacrament of Confirmation is available to Baptized Catholics in grade 7 or above. Celebrations originally scheduled for January and February of 2021 are being rescheduled for Fall 2021. Dates will be released over the summer.

2021-2022
We anticipate that Confirmation will be celebrated in January and/or February of 2022. Dates will be released as soon as we receive an update from the Diocese.

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.