Sacraments & Rites

Sacraments & Rites

Baptism


The Baptismal Preparation Team prepares parents of babies and toddlers for Baptism. During two sessions that take place on Saturdays, discussions focus on topics related to Baptism and raising children in the faith.

Are you wishing to baptize your child?

If you’d like more information please contact baptismprep@annunciation-ottawa.com

First Reconciliation & First Holy Communion


Annunciation of the Lord Parish will be offering preparation for the sacraments of:  Baptism; First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion, for school aged children up to grade 6.

Any parent wishing to defer preparation for the sacraments until another year will be welcome to inquire at a later time.

For more information, please contact the team!

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Confirmation


Confirmation is offered to candidates in grade 6 and up. Service projects and workshops are offered from September to May by our Confirmation team. Preparation for Confirmation is run in conjunction with the Annunciation Youth Ministry on Friday evenings.

For more information, please contact youthcoordinator@annunciation-ottawa.com!

RCIA


(Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults)

RCIA is a journey of discovery for adult candidates who are either non-Christians or Christians of other denominations exploring entry into the Catholic Church. Candidates are encouraged to first attend an ALPHA session.  Weekly meetings will follow that provide instruction on the faith and participation in a series of rites including Baptism,  Confirmation and First Communion and Confirmation as necessary. 

If you would like more information, please contact rcia@annunciation-ottawa.com.


Marriage


Congratulations! Please contact the parish office nine months prior to the proposed marriage date, parish@annunciation-ottawa.com.

A six-week course helps couples who are preparing for marriage to better know themselves as individuals and to better know their fiancé and their couple relationship. Courses are offered at various times and locations throughout the diocese.

Register below!

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Funerals


Contact the parish office at parish@annunciation-ottawa.com for more information about funeral arrangements.