Sacraments

BAPTISM PREPARATION: Participation in our Sacramental preparation program is required of parents (and godparents if available). This program is usually held on the second Tuesday of the Month. Please call the rectory office for instruction appointments and to set the date for the Baptism.

RECONCILIATION: Saturday 3:45-4:30 or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, contact Father Seper at 314-432-6224.

FIRST COMMUNION: First Communion and First Reconciliation are received by students in 2nd Grade. One full school year of religious education for public school students prior to the year in which sacrament is received is required. Please contact Miss Ann Madden at amadden@strichardstl.org or 872-3152 ext. 201

CONFIRMATION: Received by students in 7th/8th Grade. One full school year of religious education for public school students prior to the year in which sacrament is received is required. Please contact Miss Ann Madden at amadden@strichardstl.org or 872-3152 ext. 201

MARRIAGE PREPARATION: Those contemplating marriage should contact the parish to begin the process of preparation at least six months in advance.

FUNERALS: The parish staff and community want to assist you in planning the funeral when you have a death in your family. The funeral director will consult with you regarding the schedule for visitation and then call us to meet with you to plan the funeral liturgy.

COMMUNION FOR THE HOME BOUND: Please contact the pastor at 432-6224 to arrange Pastoral Care of the Sick.