- Baptism Preparation
The Baptism Liturgy is a beautiful, joyful and prayerful experience for all who are involved. It especially requires the active participation of the parents and godparents of the child who is being baptized.
Baptisms are normally celebrated once month in English and in Spanish. The Parish takes its responsibility in the preparation and celebration of the Sacrament of Baptism very seriously.
The Parish Family is here to help you prepare in accord with eh expectations of the Rite of Baptism for Children, the requirements of the Archdiocese of Miami and in keeping with the universal law of the Church. In order to enable the parents to carry out the proper preparation, we require a period of two to four months.
- Christian Formation
The Christian Formation Program (Religious Education) is designed for home learning. The family works through the materials together at home and comes to the parish for testing in order to pass on to the next level and to reception of the Sacraments.
Together with the home learning, the parish has youth groups for elementary, jr. high, high school, and young adults that expand and enrich the understanding and living of the Faith. And finally, the key element is regular attendance at the Sunday Mass which we track through Faith Direct or the use of the parish envelopes.
- Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults and Children (RCIA - RCIC)
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults and Children is a process for welcoming adult newcomers into the Roman Catholic Church.
The main purpose of this rite is to assist prospective Catholics in their journey of preparation of the Sacraments to become active members of the church community through discussions of the teachings of the Church, prayer, reflection, study of Scriptures and participation with the community in various activities. Sponsors are needed to share faith and fellowship with the candidates and catechumens.