St. Helen Sacraments

St. Helen Sacraments

Our celebration of the Sacraments at St. Helen Church

Information for the reception of the Sacraments can be obtained at 219-996-4611.

Sacraments are holy visible signs instituted by Christ of an invisible reality, in which Christians can experience the healing, forgiving, nourishing, strengthening presence of God that enables them to love in turn; this is possible because God’s grace works in the Sacraments.

Baptism

Inquirers should first speak with the pastor about their desire to receive the Sacrament of Baptism.

Reconciliation

We invite you to experience the Sacrament of Reconciliation:

Saturday from 3:00 – 3:30 pm
Sunday from 8:15 – 8:45 am

Eucharist

Our Celebration of the Lord’s Day

Saturday at 4:00 pm

Sunday at 9:00 am

Weekday Mass Time 8:30

Thursdays – Liturgy of the Word and Distribution of Holy Communion

Confirmation

Adults who have not received this Sacrament can be prepared for the annual Celebration of the Sacrament of Confirmation held at Holy Angels Cathedral on Pentecost Sunday.

Sacrament of the Sick

At St. Helen, reception of the Sacrament of the Sick is held quarterly.


The pastor will make a visit to the home of individuals wishing to receive Anointing upon request.

Marriage

Arrangements must be made one year (12 months) in advance for preparation and to attend marriage classes.

Contact the pastor to arrange a meeting to discuss your future nuptial plans.

Holy Orders

If you are being called to serve the Church as a priest, you can find helpful information through our Diocesan Vocation website and to other links it will direct you to.

http://www.dcgary.org/vocations.htm

For a personal contact feel free to call Father David Kime, Vocation Director for the Diocese of Gary at 219-962-8626.