For more information about administration of the Sacraments
Anytime by appointment
Communal penance services during Lent and Advent.
Parents are expected to attend a pre-baptismal class. Sponsors are welcome too. Parents may attend class before the birth of the child. Please call the parish office to arrange for a class and for arranging the date of baptism.
Sacrament of Confirmation (for teenagers)
Those who have completed 9th grade and are at least 15 by the day of Confirmation are eligible to receive the Sacrament.They must complete 1 year of Religious Ed. Classes and complete the requirements set forth by the Parish and the Archdiocese of Dubuque, prior to Confirmation.Those wishing to receive the Sacrament in October 2012 must be enrolled in the High School RE Class for the 2011-2012 school year.
Sacramento de Confirmación (para jóvenes)
Los que han terminado el 9º grado en la escuela y que tienen por lo menos 15 años antes del día de la Confirmación son elegibles para recibir este sacramento. Tienen que asistir un año de clases de educación religiosa y cumplir con los requisitos de la parroquia y la arquidiócesis de Dubuque, antes de confirmarse. Los que desean recibir el sacramento en octubre, 2012 tienen que estar inscritos en el programa de educación religiosa para el año escolar 2011-2012
Couples are to make arrangements with the parish priest at least six months before the intended date of the wedding to fulfill the necessary requirements and guidelines before the marriage. Please call for an appointment.
Welcome! Please call the parish office to register.
R.C.I.A (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is an ongoing process for welcoming new members into the Catholic Church. All in the Catholic community are called to participate by witness of our lives in worship. Additional parish involvement includes ministries of hospitality, sharing in scripture study and prayer, and sponsorhsip.
If you know anyone who does not attend a church or has expressed interest in living a Christian life as a member of the Roman Catholic Church, personally invite them to inquire about RCIA. If you or someone in the Marshalltown are Catholic Churches (including St. Henry) would have gifts to share in any of the special RCIA ministries, please contact St. Mary parish, 753-6278.
Annointing of the Sick
If you or a loved one are sick, please contact the parish office.