Baptism – Baptisms are celebrated on the first weekend of each month (except during the Lenten season) during or after the 4:30pm Mass on Saturday, or during or after the 11:30pm Mass on Sunday. Contact the secretary at the Parish Office (304.242.1560 Ext. 0) to schedule the baptism and make arrangements for the required parent preparation session.
RCIA – The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults process generally begins in September and meets each Tuesday evening. This journey is for anyone who is unbaptized or baptized in another denomination and interested in possibly becoming a Catholic Christian. A similar program is offered for children (RCIC). Please contact the Parish Office for details and information.
Eucharist – First Eucharist is celebrated on the first Saturday in May for children who are enrolled in second grade at either St. Michael Parish School or the Parish School of Religion.
Penance – First Penance is celebrated in November for children who are enrolled in second grade at either St. Michael Parish School or the Parish School of Religion.
The Sacrament of Penance is available from 3-4pm on Saturday, 8am on First Saturday, or by appointment.
Confirmation – Confirmation is celebrated in the fall for students in 9th grade who have been prepared during their 8th grade year. Catholic adults who have not been confirmed should contact the Parish Office for preparation in order to be included in the celebration.
Anointing of the Sick – Arrangements can be made by contacting one of the priests at the Clergy Residence (304.243.5454) or the Parish Office (304.242.1560). Anyone anticipating surgery is encouraged to request this sacrament prior to entering the hospital. Parishioners who are homebound or living in a nursing care facility should contact the Clergy Residence or the Parish Office to arrange a pastoral visit.
Matrimony – Engaged couples should contact Courtney Coleman at the Parish Office at least 6 months prior to the desired wedding date.
Wedding Guidelines 2016