We teach the treasures of our Catholic Faith to disciples from pre-K through adult.
The Coordinator of Religious Education, Lisa Baumann, is available to answer any questions regarding these sacred events.
Contact Lisa Baumann at 419-535-7672 or email her.
Couples preparing for the baptism of their first child need to attend one class prior to the child’s baptism.
Normally celebrated on the First Sunday of each month at one of the regularly scheduled masses, except during Lent, unless circumstances suggest otherwise. Preparation program for new parents is required.
On Holy Saturday, during the Easter Vigil Service. A formational program (the Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults R.C.I.A.) helps prepare candidates. Also at the Easter Vigil newly baptized persons are confirmed and receive the Eucharist for the first time.
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults)
The process by which adults who are not Catholic learn more about the Catholic tradition. RCIA provides a place for interested persons to pray, reflect, learn, and discern whether they wish to be part of our Catholic tradition.
Contact Anne Etue for information at 419-868-6622.
First Holy Communion
Children wishing to make their first Holy Communion present their petition for reception of the sacrament at the designated Mass on the First Sunday of Lent. A parent must be present with the Child. There are other activities designed to help the child prepare for First Holy Communion. These are announced in plenty of time so all can participate. First Holy Communion is celebrated as soon as possible following Easter. Children with their families may choose any of the regularly scheduled masses as the Mass for their First Holy Communion.
The sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated at a date chosen by the Bishop. Students who wish to be confirmed must be either enrolled in Grade 8 of St. Pius X School or the St. Pius X Parish School of Religion or in another Catholic Grade 8 class. Candidates must demonstrate a regular (one full year at a minimum) Mass attendance in order to be confirmed. Candidates for Confirmation present their petitions for Confirmation on the first Sunday in February, the Feast of the Presentation, or, as it is sometimes called, Candlemas Day.
This is celebrated during the penitential season of Lent. All children preparing to receive First Holy Communion both from the St. Pius X Grade School and PSR are prepared for this event.
Individually celebrated on Saturday at 3:00 and Thursdays at 5:00.
Communally celebrated in Advent and Lent.
Anointing of the Sick
Individually upon request
Communally in the fall and the Sspring at a designated weekend Mass.
As part of their preparation for marriage, couples must take part in an Engaged Couples Day.
Minimum six-month notice is required. Full preparation program required.
We join in joy with the Diocese of Toledo and the Oblates of St. Francis de Sales in celebrating all ordinations.