Sacraments

RECONCILIATION (Confessions) & ADORATION of the Blessed Sacrament:

  • Reconciliation is available Saturday 11:00 am - 12:00 noon, or by appointment. To arrange, please contact the Parish Office, (403) 932-2944.

BAPTISM:

  • Baptisms are celebrated every 5-6 weeks. To arrange, please contact the Parish Office, (403) 932-2944.
  • For the Baptism REQUEST FORM please click here.
  • We recommend couples take the Baptism Preparation Program prior to the birth of their child. Click here for more information.

MARRIAGE:

  • To arrange, please contact the Parish Office, (403) 932-2944, at least six months in advance.
  • For Wedding Guidelines, click here.

VISITS TO THE SICK:

  • We will be happy to visit parishioners who are sick or homebound.
  • Contact: Jim Ward, (403) 981-8882

FUNERALS:

  • To arrange, please contact the Parish Office, (403) 932-2944
  • For Funeral Guidelines, please click here.

Sacraments of Initiation

SACRAMENTS of INITIATION for CHILDREN and YOUTH 2018 - 2019

Coordinator: Audrey Bahrey (403) 932-6525

First Reconciliation (Confession): Grade 2 or older

  • REGISTRATION: a short Parent Meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 from 6:30 to 7:00 pm with Registration to follow. Or, if anyone is unable to attend on Sept. 19th, then they may register their child on Saturday, September 29 or Sunday, September 30th following Mass . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.
  • CANDIDATES' RETREAT: Wednesday, November 28th from 6:30-8:00 pm
  • PENITENTIAL SERVICE (First Reconciliation): Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 at 7:00 pm
  • ADDITIONAL INFO for First Reconciliation:

First Eucharist: Grade 2 or older who has already celebrated First Reconciliation

  • NOTE: Children starting grade 3 in 2018, who did not receive their First Eucharist in grade 2, will have an opportunity to prepare for and celebrate this sacrament early in 2019.
  • REGISTRATION: Wednesday, January 30th from 6:30-7:30 pm . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.
  • DATES for 1st EUCHARIST: April 27/28, 2019 or May 4/5 2019 or May 11/12 2019 during the weekend Masses
  • ADDITIONAL INFO for FIRST COMMUNION (1st Eucharist):

Confirmation:

  • REGISTRATION: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 from 6:30-7:30 pm . . . NOTE: Baptismal Certificate (copy or original) MUST accompany the registration form along with $25.00 fee.
  • COMMITTMENT CEREMONY: TBD
  • CANDIDATES' RETREAT: TBD
  • SAINT'S ESSAY: due Thurs., March 7, 2019
  • WITNESS PROJECT/ESSAY: due Thursday, April 4, 2019
  • LETTER to the BISHOP, plus Confirmation NAME and SPONSOR'S NAME: due Thursday, April 18, 2019
  • DATE of CONFIRMATION with Bishop McGrattan: Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 7 pm.
  • ADDITIONAL INFO for CONFIRMATION:

NOTE: For more information or for questions about any of the sacraments listed above, email: sacraments@stmaryscochrane.ca

RCIA and RCIC SACRAMENTS

Coordinator: Linda Michaud (403) 851-1650

NOTE: We are always looking for help with St. Mary's sacramental preparations: Baptism, First Communion, First Reconciliation, Confirmation, RCIC and RCIA. If you'd like to become involved as a VOLUNTEER on one of the SACRAMENT TEAMS, please visit the MINISTRIES page and check out the "EDUCATIONAL" category to obtain the contact info for the appropriate coordinator, or fill out a Stewardship form on our FORMS page.