Baptism – Infants and Children Under 6 Years of Age
Forms for Baptism are provided in the parish office (only parents or legal guardians may arrange for a child’s baptism). Please provide a copy of the child’s birth certificate at the time of registration.

Parents and Godparents are required to attend a Baptismal Seminar – usually conducted one week before Baptism.

Parent/Godparent Guidelines

Baptisms and Baptismal Seminars are conducted on an bi-monthly schedule and there are no baptisms conducted during the season of Lent.

 

Un-Baptized Children – 6 Years of Age or Older
If, by the date of the scheduled Baptism, the child is 7 years of age or older the child will instead be enrolled in our religious education program and Sacraments are administered accordingly.

Parish Office is located at 4124 Mt. Abraham Avenue, San Diego, CA 92111. Office hours are Monday’s 10:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contacts
Infant Baptisms: Please call the  Parish Office 858-277-3133

Children age seven and older: Kathy Keith, religioused.stcl@sbcglobal.net, Religious Education Office 858-278-0587


 

First Communion/First Reconciliation

First Holy Communion and First Reconciliation are part of a two year preparation program here at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church, usually for children who are in 1st and 2nd grade, (Communion 1 and Communion 2 respectively). If a child is in a higher grade, they attend religious education classes with their grade level the first year and then are placed in the Communion 2 class for further preparation to receive the Sacraments. All children to receive these sacraments need to have been baptized in the Catholic Faith. If they have been baptized in another Christian Faith or Rite, they may need to recite a Profession of Faith.

It is also expected that they continue in the Faith Formation Program and continue to attend Mass each week even after they receive the sacraments for the first time.

Please call Kathy Keith in the Religious Education office at (858) 278-0587 or you can email Kathy at kkeith@st.catherinelaboure.net.

RCIC

Children who are seven years of age or older and have never been baptized, will usually received all three Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism,Eucharist,Confirmation) in the second year of their sacramental preparation. They will participate in the rite of Christian Initiation for Adults adapted for Children (RCIC). Please contact Kathy Keith for more information at 858-278-0587 or kkeith@stcatherinelaboure.net.


 

Reconciliation

Our standing time for Confessions are from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. every Saturday evening. If you are unable to make it on Saturdays please feel free to call the office (858) 277-3133 to make an appointment.

Penance Services for Advent: December 6th @ 3:30 & 7:00 p.m. (several visiting priests will be available for confessions)

Thursday, December 22nd from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – there will be no confessions December 24th.


 

Confirmation

 

More information coming soon


Marriage

Our parish staff and community congratulate you on your decision to celebrate the Sacrament of Matrimony here at St. Catherine Labouré. To guide and prepare you through this special time in your lives please have a look at our:

Wedding Guidelines   Wedding Music Planning Guide

To inquire about a wedding please call Fr. Brian at (858) 277-3133 or contact through email at frbrian@stcatherinelaboure.net.


 

Anointing of the Sick

 

More information coming soon