Sacramental Preparation Marriage
Contact: Fr. J. Stephen Vallelonga (304) 428-1262
Couples are asked to contact pastor 6 months in advance. In addition to attending an Engaged Encounter Weekend, couples complete the FOCUS questionnaire and meet with the priest or deacon preparing them for marriage (a minimum of 4 sessions).
Sacramental Preparation Baptism
Contact: Ty and Shannon Snodgrass (304) 679-8713
Parents of infants are required to register and attend preparation instructions prior to the celebration of the Sacrament. Couples from the parish are the instructors. Children 4 years and older are required to attend preparation instructions prior to Baptism. Please call for more information and to register for a class.
Sacramental Preparation Reconciliation
Preparation for this sacrament includes regular student classes during the Parish School of Religion, a special parent session on Reconciliation, and a parent-student retreat day. This occurs from September through December.
Sacramental First Communion
Preparation for this sacrament includes regular student classes during the Parish School of Religion, a special parent session on the Eucharist, and a parent-student retreat day. This occurs from January through April. First Communion Mass is celebrated the first Sunday of May.
Sacramental Preparation Confirmation
Contact: Gene Shutler (304) 280-6255
Any student in the ninth grade and older may attend preparation classes, offered every other year. These sessions involve parents as well. Next session begins in September 2019.
Monday, Tuesday, Friday 12:00pm
Wednesday 7:00 pm
Sunday 8:30am, 11:00am
Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
1815 Park Avenue.
meets at 1815 Park Avenue. Contact Sr. Molly Bauer for more information
Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Monday, Jan. 27, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
St. Francis Xavier Parish Center Market St, Parkersburg, WV 26101, USA