Sacraments

Baptism/Bautismo
Baptisms are held the second Sunday of the month in bilingual. Parents should come to the Rectory to arrange for the baptism of the child. Please bring the child’s birth certificate to this meeting and godparents confirmation certificate.

Los bautismos se celebran el segundo domingo del mes en bilingue. Los padres deben venir a la Rectoría para los arreglos para el bautismo del niño. Favor de traer el certificado de nacimiento del niño y certificado de confirmación de los padrinos a esta reunión.

Confirmation/Confirmación
Adults who were previously baptized and received Holy Communion but never confirmed as children can prepare for this sacrament during the Easter season. The sacrament is celebrated on Pentecost Sunday. Please call the Religious Education Office during Lent to arrange for the preparation program.

Reconciliation (Confession) / Reconciliación (Confesión)
Every Thursday following the 9:30 a.m. Mass until 11:00 a.m.
Saturdays following the 9:30 a.m. Mass until 11:00am and from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at Epiphany – Three Kings Hall.
First Fridays of the Month during the Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament following the 9:30 a.m. Mass until 11:00 a.m. and again from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Todos los Jueves después de la Misa de 9:30 a.m. hasta las 11:00 a.m. en Epifanía.
Sábados después de la Misa 9:30 a.m. hasta las 11:00am  y después de 4:30 p.m. hasta las 5:30 p.m. en Epifanía.
Primer Viernes del Mes durante la Exposición del Santísimo después de la Misa de 9:30 a.m. hasta las 11:00 a.m. y en la tarde de 6:00 p.m hasta las 7:00 p.m.

Marriage/Matrimonio
Engaged couples should call the rectory for an appointment with a minimum of  six (6) months prior to scheduling a wedding date. Our Pre-Cana Team can assist you in marriage preparation and the celebration. Diocesan information is also available here.

Las parejas comprometidas deben llamar a la rectoría para una cita por lo menos SEIS meses antes de programar una fecha de la boda.

Holy Orders/Ordenes Santas
Vocational guidance and information is available for men who are discerning a call to the Diaconate or Priesthood. Please speak to a priest about this. The Diocese also has a Director of Vocations and an Office to assist in this, as well as help with vocations to the consecrated life of sister or brother. Cathedral Preparatory Seminary is a High School in Elmhurst that assists young men in discerning a vocation while offering a standard high school curriculum. Cathedral Residence in Douglaston and the John Paul II Residence in Brooklyn assist college-age and older men in preparing for the major seminary. Visit Brooklyn Priests for more information regarding Vocations in Brooklyn.

Anointing of the Sick/Unción de los enfermos
This sacrament is available for any baptized Catholic who is seriously ill or suffering the effects of advanced age. Please call the rectory to make an appointment for a priest to come to the home, or call anytime for a sudden illness. If serious surgery is scheduled, call to arrange for the anointing before you enter the hospital. A communal celebration of this sacrament is celebrated annually.

Communion to the Sick
When illness prevents someone from attending mass, please call to arrange for a priest or Extraordinary Minister of Holy Communion to bring Holy Communion to the person at home. Ongoing weekly or monthly visits can be arranged.