Sacraments

Baptism

Registered parents or adult individuals need to call Claire McCrary, 757-423-8305 or the office, 757-423-8305, to enroll for the preparation class.

2019 Baptism Dates

  • Sunday, 12 May at 10:30 AM Mass

  • Saturday, 8 June at 5:00 PM Mass

  • Saturday, 17 August at 5:00 PM Mass

  • Sunday 22 September at 10:30 AM Mass

  • Saturday, 19 October at 5:00 PM Mass

  • Sunday, 10 November at 10:30 AM Mass

  • Saturday, 7 December at 5:00 PM Mass

Baptisms do not occur during Lent.  Please see below for the important  Lenten/Easter dates.

2018-19 Baptism Class Dates, Sundays at 11:30 am

  • 2 June

  • 4 August

  • 8 September

  • 6 October

  • 3 November

  • 1 December

First Reconciliation (Grade 2)

Please contact Claire McCrary, 757-423-8305, for detailed information.

First Holy Communion (Grade 2)

Please contact Claire McCrary, 757-423-8305, for detailed information.

Sacramental Preparation for Students in Catholic Schools (Grade 2)

Blessed Sacrament has revised its Sacramental Preparation Program for First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion to align with the Richmond Diocese guideline and provide limited in-parish catechist for those students who attend Catholic school.

  • You may enroll your child for the full year , OR

  • You may enroll your child for the home study program. This will require

    • attendance at parent meetings, retreats, and practice for the sacraments

    • home study

Please contact Claire McCrary, 757-423-8305, if you have any questions. 

Confirmation (Grade 10)

Students in 10th grade that have not yet registered for Confirmation Prep Class, please do so! Our first class is 12 January, 2020. Students will attend the 10:30 AM Mass unless otherwise communicated with Hannah, and class will run until 1:30 PM, on select Sundays.

Please contact Hannah Kallenbach, hkallenbach@blessed-sacrament.com, at 757-423-8305 if you have any questions or for the schedule.

Reconciliation

Individual confessions are heard on Saturdays at 4:00 pm, at seasonal Reconciliation Services, and by appointment.

RCIA - Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults

A program to assist adults to prepare for the Sacraments of Initiation. If you are 18 years or older, please contact Deacon Derek Turrietta, dturrietta@blessed-sacrament.com to enroll in the program.  Classes are held on every Tuesday (September - May).  If you are inquiring about RCIA for your child, please contact Sr. Regina Stupak at 757-423-8305. 

Marriage

Registered members need to contact Gregg Marino, 757-423-8305, at least six months prior to the intended date for the pre-nuptial inquiry and to enroll for the preparation classes.

Ministry to the Sick

Ministers may bring the Eucharist to sick and home bound parishioners. Please arrange for the facility by calling Sr. Regina Stupak, 757-423-8305. Anointing of the Sick is encouraged by appointment.