4137 Portsmouth Blvd. · Chesapeake, VA 23321· 757-488-2553 · firstname.lastname@example.org
Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation, and Eucharist)
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA): Adults (and children 8 years old and above) who are unbaptized or baptized in another Christian denomination, and who wish to become sacramental participants in the Catholic Church through Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist are invited to contact Deacon Bubba Allen.
Sacrament of Baptism: Parents seeking Baptism for a child under the age of 7 must have completed our parish registration process and attended a parent information session prior to the Baptism of their child. Call Dianne Baileyfor more information. Children who are age 8 or older who are not baptized or who are baptized in another Christian denomination enter into a catechumenate process similar to that celebrated by adults. Parents of these children should contact Deacon Bubba Allen.
Sacrament of Confirmation: In the Diocese of Richmond, preparation begins in grade 10 or above. For more information, contact Dianne Bailey.
First Eucharist (Communion)
In the Diocese of Richmond, First Eucharist is typically prepared for and first celebrated in the second grade or later. Preparation for First Reconciliation (Penance) must take place before preparation for First Eucharist. For more information, contact Dianne Bailey .