Other Sacraments

 

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Sacrament of Reconciliation


Saturday : 6.00 - 6.30 pm  (or on call).

 

We also celebrate a Liturgy of Forgiveness and Reconciliation before Christmas and Easter.

At these liturgies a number of priests are available, providing the opportunity for individual confession.

The Lenten Liturgy of Forgiveness and Reconciliation is on Tuesday 16 April at 7.30 pm.

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Sacrament of Baptism - for infants


The Liturgy of Baptism is celebrated, by appointment, usually at 1.00 pm on Sundays.

 

Parents are asked to telephone the Parish Office at Church House (Monday to Friday, 9.00 am to 12 noon) to book a date, collect an application form and arrange their preparation.


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Sacrament of Baptism - for adults


This takes place at the Great Vigil of Easter following a period of preparation

and the celebration of the Rites of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA).

 

Further information about the RCIA programme can be found in the section 

"Our Community"  >  "Christian Formation and Education".

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First Holy Communion - for children


Each autumn, children in Year 3 (or older) begin preparation for First Holy Communion.

 

The programme also includes preparation for First Reconciliation.

 

The celebration of First Holy Communion usually takes place the following June.

 

 

Further information about the preparation programme can be found in the section 

"Our Community"   > "Christian Formation and Education".

 

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Sacrament of Confirmation - for young adults


There is usually an annual celebration of this Sacrament for young people in Year 11 or above.


Further information about the preparation programme can be found in the section 

"Our Community"  >  "Christian Formation and Education".

 

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Sacrament of Marriage


Before deciding a date, couples need to telephone the Parish Office on 01708-749050 to arrange their preparation and to check that Father Philip, and the church, will be available.

 

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Sacrament of the Sick


Please contact Father Philip should you, or a relative or friend, require prayer with the anointing and laying-on of hands. The Sacrament can be celebrated wherever or whenever necessary – at home, in hospital or Saint Francis' Hospice.

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Communion for the Sick or Housebound
 

Please contact Father Philip or John if you, or a relative or friend, would like to receive Holy Communion at home.

If in hospital or Saint Francis' Hospice, please let  Father Philip know so that he can arrange for Holy Communion to be brought to you. We can then also remember you at Mass and in our prayers.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Contact Us

Lowshoe Lane
Romford 
RM5 2AP
Telephone: 01708 749050

Parish Office hours 09:00-12:00 Monday to Friday

 

collierrow@dioceseofbrentwood.org

The church is usually open daily until 5.00 pm (on Saturdays until after the Vigil Mass at 6.30 pm).