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.

2017 Baptism Dates

  • Saturday, 13 May at the 5:00 PM Mass
  • Sunday, 11 June at the 10:30 AM Mass Deacon Derek
  • Sunday, 13 August at the 10:30 AM Mass
  • Saturday, 16 September at the 5:00 PM Mass Deacon Derek
  • Sunday, 26 November at the 10:30 AM Mass
  • Saturday, 16 December at the 5:00 PM Mass

Baptisms do not occur during Lent.  Please see below for the important 2017 Lenten/Easter dates.

2017 Baptism Class Dates, Sundays at 11:30 am

  • 14 May
  • 6 August
  • 3 September
  • 5 November
  • 3 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)

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

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.