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Roman Catholic Church, Seaford, New York

Sacraments

Sacraments of Initiation

Baptism: The sacrament is celebrated every Sunday at 1:30 PM (except for the months of December to March when it is celebrated every other week). Please contact the Parish Office (798-2415) for an appointment with a priest or deacon at least several weeks before the baptism. A Baptismal Welcoming Mass at 5:00 PM on Sunday followed by a special preparation meeting for the new parents is offered once a month. Please call the rectory for information.

First Holy Communion: Children usually begin their religious education studies in the first grade and are prepared for Holy Communion in the second grade. Please call the Religious Education Office (541-0921) to register your child.

Confirmation: This sacrament is currently celebrated in the 8th Grade after two years of preparation. Please call the Religious Education Office (541-0921) for more information or to register your child.

Sacraments of Healing

Anointing of the Sick: Please call the Parish Office (798-2415) at any time to arrange for the Sacrament of the Sick either at home or in the hospital.

Reconciliation: The sacrament (Confession) is celebrated every Saturday from 3:00 to 3:45 PM or by appointment with a priest.

Sacraments of Vocation

Matrimony: Congratulations! Couples planning to marry should make an appointment with a priest or deacon at least six months in advance of the date to allow time for adequate preparation.

Holy Orders: Is God calling you? Please call a Priest or Deacon to discern a possible vocation to the priesthood, the diaconate or the religious life.

R.C.I.A.

The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is the process by which an adult joins the Church or completes their sacraments. Please call the office (798-2415) for details.

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