Baptism
  • The Sacrament of Baptism is ordinarily celebrated immediately following the 11:30 AM Mass on Sundays.

  • Please call the parish office at least two months in advance in order to make arrangements.

  • Parents must be registered in the parish and active for at least three months prior to the Baptism.

  • Sponsors must be canonically eligible.

  • Adult Baptism, for those eligible and who have completed the required religious instruction, can be scheduled by contacting the parish office.

Reconciliation (Confession)

Reconciliation (Confession)

  • First Reconciliation is held yearly for children in second grade or older who have completed the required religious instruction.

  • Please see the home page or the weekly bulletin for the regular and Holiday Reconciliation (Confession) schedule.

Eucharist (Communion)
  • First Eucharist is held yearly for children in second grade or older who have completed the required religious instruction.

  • Holy Eucharist (Communion) is available at all regularly scheduled and special Masses.

  • Please contact the parish office to inquire about Eucharist for those unable to attend a regularly scheduled Mass.

Confirmation
  • Confirmation is held yearly for children in eighth grade or older who have completed the required religious instruction.

  • Confirmation is usually held in the Fall at a date scheduled by the Bishop of the Allentown Diocese.

  • Adults who have not received confirmation can contact the parish office for details on the requirements to proceed in receiving this sacrament.

Marriage
  • Please contact the parish office at least 6 months before the proposed marriage date in order to arrange for the necessary preparation.

  • An appointment is necessary before a wedding date may be scheduled.

  • Parish and diocesan pre-marital classes are required.

  • Parish guidelines must be followed when planning the marriage ceremony.

Holy Orders
  • Single males, over the age of 18, who are interested in pursuing the rewards of life in the Priesthood should contact the parish office to receive more information.
  • The Diocese of Allentown currently uses St. Charles Borromeo Seminary.

Anointing of the Sick
  • Please contact the parish office to arrange visitation for any ill, injured or hospitalized members.

St. Joseph
the Worker Parish