The first of the seven sacraments, and the “door” which gives access to the other sacraments. Baptism is the first and chief sacrament of forgiveness of sins because it unites us with Christ, who died for our sins and rose for our justification.
Baptism Times
Baptisms are performed following the 10:30 a.m. Sunday Masses or by appointment. They must be scheduled in advance by calling the Parish Office at 321-4121.
Baptism Classes
Classes are usually held the 4th Thursday of the month (except December) at 7:30 p.m. in the Parlor in The Cross and Crown Atrium. Class registration is required by contacting the Parish Office at 321-4121.
Marriage is a covenant or partnership of life between a man and woman, which is ordered to the well-being of the spouses and to the procreation and upbringing of children. When validly contracted between two baptized people, marriage is the sacrament of matrimony.
One of the ensemble of the Sacraments of Initiation into the Church, together with Baptism and Eucharist. Confirmation completes the grace of Baptism by a special outpouring of the gifts of the Holy Spirit, which seal or “confirm” the baptized in union with Christ and equip them for active participation in the worship and apostolic life of the Church.
Confirmation Class of 2022
Confirmation preparation for the class that will be Confirmed in 2022 begins in October of 2020. Confirmation requires 2 years of preparation. All children enrolled in the 6th and 7th grades of the CCD Program for 2018-2019 will being the preparation for Confirmation this fall. Enroll Here for CCD Confirmation Prep (2020)
First Communion
The ritual, sacramental action of thanksgiving to God which constitutes the principal Christian liturgical celebration of and communion in the paschal mystery of Christ.
First Holy Communion
Our Lord Christ the King Parish’s tradition is to prepare second graders to make their First Holy Communion as a group. Children receive instruction through Cardinal Pacelli School or the parish’s CCD program. The annual event is usually held in late April or early May.
The liturgical celebration of God’s forgiveness of the sins of the penitent, who is thus reconciled with God and with the Church.
Woman praying in church
Saturdays from 3:15 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment
Anointing of the Sick
One of the seven sacraments administered by a priest to a baptized person because of illness or old age, through prayer and the anointing of the body with the oil of the sick. The proper effects of the sacrament include a special grace of healing and comfort to the Christian who is suffering the infirmities of serious illness or old age, and the forgiving of the person’s sins.
Holy Orders
The Sacrament of Apostolic Ministry by which the mission entrusted by Christ to his Apostles continues to be exercised in the Church through the laying on of hands. This sacrament has three distinct degrees or “orders”: deacon, priest, and bishop. All three confer a permanent, sacramental character.
Feeling Called?
Local preparation for the priesthood is offered by Mount St. Mary’s Seminary, located in Mt. Washington. If you sense a call to this special vocation, contact Rev. Kyle Schnippel at the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Vocations Office.
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