Sacraments

BAPTISM PREPARATION: Participation in our Sacramental preparation program is required of parents (and godparents if available). Please call the parish office for more information and to set the date for the Baptism.

RECONCILIATION: Thursday 7:30-8:00am and Saturday 3:45-4:30 or by appointment. To schedule an appointment, contact Father Kavanagh 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 Mrs. Erica Maloney at psr@strichardstl.org or 314-432-6224.

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 Mrs. Erica Maloney at psr@strichardstl.org or 314-432-6224.

MARRIAGE PREPARATION: Those contemplating marriage should contact the parish to begin the process of preparation at least six months in advance, and BEFORE making any reservations for the reception.

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 314-432-6224 to arrange Pastoral Care of the Sick.

ANOINTING OF THE SICK: Please contact Fr. Kavanagh at 314-432-6224 to arrange a time for him to come and offer the sacrament. If someone is in danger of death and would like to be anointed, please call the SACRAMENTAL EMERGENCY line at the parish, ext. 1016.