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Our Lady of Grace Parish

18700 N. Saint Gabriel Way, Maricopa, Arizona  85138-3228

Phone: 520-568-4605               Fax:  520-568-0861

Baptisms

Baptism
  1. A commitment on the part of the parents to raise the child in the Catholic Faith is required.
  2. A copy of the birth certificate is to be presented at the time of registering the child for the baptism.
  3. If the godparents are married, they must be married in the Catholic Church (proof of church marriage may be required).
  4. A $35.00 donation is requested for each baptism.
  5. Parents and godparents must attend a baptismal preparation class before the baptism celebration.  Baptismal preparation classes are offered on the SECOND Thursday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in English and on the THIRD Thursday  at 7:00 p.m. in Spanish.  The classes take place in the church.

Please call the parish office at 520-568-4605 to register for the class and for additional information.

Baptism Policy - Change

Beginning January 1, 2015, Baptisms will be celebrated in English on the third Saturday of the month and in Spanish on the fourth Saturday of the month. Parishioners will need the child’s birth certificate to begin the baptism registration process. Please contact the Parish office for more information on the requirements needed. Normal office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.; Saturday, 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; and Sunday, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Póliza de los Bautizos - Cambio

Empezando el día 1ero de enero del 2015, los Bautismos serán celebrados en ingles el tercer sábado del mes y en español el cuarto sábado del mes.  Los feligreses necesitarán el certificado de nacimiento del niño/a para poder empezar el proceso de registración. Por favor comuníquese a la oficina parroquial para mayores informes sobre los requisitos necesarios. Para preguntas en español, favor de llamar a la oficina de lunes a viernes de 5:00 p.m. a 7:00 p.m., los sábados de 9:00 a.m. a 1:00 p.m. y domingos de 8:00 a.m. a 2:00 p.m.

Confirmation

Confirmation

Preparation for the Sacrament of Confirmation is a two-year process for the youth beginning in the seventh grade and receiving Confirmation in eighth grade.  An adult preparation process begins in October and ends with Confirmation. 

First Holy Communion

Holy Eucharist

Preparation for First Holy Communion is a two-year process which begins in the first grade with First Holy Communion being made at the end of the second grade.  The children are also prepared for their First Confession prior to the First Holy Communion.

Confessions

Confession

Confessions are heard every Saturday from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday after the 8:00 a.m. daily Mass, and on Wednesday evening at 7:00 p.m.

How to make a good confession.

Marriage

Marriage

The couple seeking to marry in the Catholic Church should contact the priests of the parish at least six months prior to the proposed wedding date.  Attendance at a marriage preparation retreat or day of conferences is required by Diocesan policy.  Attendance at Natural Family Planning (NFP) is also required.