Information on Sacraments

Baptisms

Portuguese:  First Sunday of the Month at 1:30 PM

Spanish:  Second Sunday of the Month at 1:30 PM

English: Third Sunday of the Month at 1:30 PM

Parents wishing to have their child baptized are requested to contact Fr. Juan Carlos Velasquez for English Baptisms at (201) 991-1116 ext. 20 or email Fr. Juan Carlos Velasquez at jcvelasquez@stceciliakearny.org.

For Baptisms in Portuguese, please contact Fr. John Wassell at (201) 991-1116 ext. 12 or email jwassell@stceciliakearny.org.

For Baptisms in Spanish, please contact Deacon Justo Aliaga (201) 955-0194 to make an appointment.

Parents and Godparents are required to attend the Baptism Class, which is held the Saturday before the celebration of Baptism, at 12 PM in the Parish Center Chapel.

Children over the age of 7 years old must be registered for RCIC. Please contact Mrs. Liliana Soto-Cabrera at (201) 991-1116 ext. 15.

There are NO Baptisms during Lent.

Marriage
Arrangements must be made with one of the priests at least a year in advance.

Reconciliation
Saturday at 1 PM & 4 PM

Anointing of the Sick
Please call the Parish Center office at (201) 991-1116.

RCIA in English, Portuguese and Spanish: Please contact Father John Wassell
jwassell@stceciliakearny.org

RCIA- Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

If you are a Catholic over the age of 18, and you have not received the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Holy Communion or Confirmation), you are invited to join our RCIA process.

If you are a non-Catholic adult, and are interested in learning more about the Catholic Faith, you are also cordially invited to join our RCIA process without obligation of any kind. For more information, please contact Fr. John at the Parish Center.

RCIA in Spanish for Adults is held on Sundays at 10:30 AM in the Parish Center.