Baptisms are celebrated with children whose parents are registered members of Holy Rosary Parish. The Sacrament of Baptism is celebrated following the 11:00 a.m. Mass on the First Sunday of each month. Parents wishing to have their child baptized may download the Registration Form below and return it to the parish office. A meeting with Monsignor House will be arranged and information about Baptism Preparation will be provided.
Application Form for Baptism – to be linked soon.
Confirmation is now celebrated in Grade 7 in the Diocese of Hamilton and is celebrated once a year at Holy Rosary Parish. Any adult, not confirmed, is encouraged to call the parish office and make preparation to be Confirmed.
CHILDREN NOT ATTENDING HOLY ROSARY SCHOOL
Children who are not at Holy Rosary will need to complete a preparation program prior to receiving the Sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation. Parents should contact the office by September of the year that your child is in grade 2 or grade 7.
RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA)
RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) is a process that allows you to explore, ask questions, grow in faith, and develop a deeper understanding of the Catholic Church. It includes prayer, study, reflection and the celebration of Rites that mark distinctive stages on the journey to becoming a Catholic. Adults who are interested in investigating the Catholic Faith and receiving the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Eucharist and Confirmation) are asked to contact the parish office 905-634-7441.
SACRAMENT OF MARRIAGE
Engaged couples wishing to celebrate the Sacrament of Marriage at Holy Rosary are asked to contact the parish office one year in advance of the Wedding. Couples must be registered members of the parish and practicing their Faith on a weekly basis.