Sacraments

7 Sacraments Instituted by Christ

Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, Penance, Anointing of the Sick, Matrimony and Holy Orders are the seven sacraments instituted by Christ, each giving sanctifying grace to those who receive them with the right disposition.

Easter Vigil, April 4 2015

  • Baptism: By appointment only. Adults in RCIA or children of registered parents may be baptized at St. Pius X.
  • Confirmation: Sr. High students must be registered in the Faith Formation program. Adults wishing to be confirmed should attend RCIA.
  • First Holy Eucharist: First Communion is for children in 2nd grade who have received a year of instruction for the sacrament, or for adults who have attended RCIA.
  • Penance: Reconciliation/Confession is on Saturday at from 4:00 to 5:00 pm, Sunday 6:00 to 6:30 pm (before the Spanish Mass), or by appointment. Fr. Christiansen is bi-lingual, so confessions may be heard in English and Spanish.
  • Anointing of the Sick: By appointment: please notify the parish office whenever there is a serious illness or accident.
  • Matrimony: A six month period is required between notification and wedding date. Also required is attendance at an Engaged Encounter weekend.
  • Holy Orders: Ordination to the Priesthood is celebrated in our Archdiocese at St. James Cathedral.

Please see the Faith Formation page more information on the childrens’ program, or the RCIA page for adult formation and inquiry. You may email stpiusxparish@frontier.com or call the parish office at (425) 775-7545.

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