Sacramental Programs

Baptisms of infants/children before age 7 are celebrated the third Sunday of each month during the Masses (4:30 p.m. Saturday, 9 & 11 a.m. Sunday). There are no baptisms during Lent. Parents are required to attend a preparation program Baptisms of infants/children before age 7 are celebrated after the 11:00 am Mass. The date is set with the Parish Office and with the approval of the celebrant. There are no baptisms during Lent. Parents are required to attend a preparation program once before the baptism of their children. The program is offered the first Sunday of the month. Please meet the presenting couple at the back of church for the 11 AM Mass. The class follows Mass immediately and ends at 1:30PM. Please contact the parish office, 531-3164, to schedule a Baptism and to register for the class.

Reconciliation, Eucharist and Confirmation
Children in Nativity Parish prepare for these sacraments either in the religion classes of Nativity School or in the Catechesis of the Good Shepherd, BOW, and junior high religion programs. Parents attend a preparation meeting to assist their child in understand more deeply the beauty and importance of the sacrament in their child’s life.

First Sacrament of Reconciliation

  • First Reconciliation will be December 13 at 7:00 pm. This is for second graders.
  • The parent meeting will be held on Monday, October 19, 7:00 pm, in the Learning Commons.

First Communion

  • Will be celebrated on Sunday, May 1, at 1:30 pm for children in second grade.
  • Parent meeting is Monday, February 22 at 7:00 pm in the Learning Commons.
  • Optional Jesus Day is Saturday, March 26, 9:30-noon.


  • Will be celebrated on Tuesday, May 17, at 7:00 pm
  • Confirmation Candidate/Sponsor/Parent Retreat is Sunday, January 9, 12:15-3:00 pm, in the school cafeteria.
  • Confirmation Candidate Retreat will be held at the St. Vincent de Paul Ozanam Center on February 26 from 9:00 – 2:00 pm