Family must be registered, active parishioners, and the family must attend a Baptism preparation class. Contact the coordinator for religious education to arrange dates for a preparation class and the sacrament.
First Reconciliation and First Holy Communion
Families who are preparing their children for these sacraments must be registered parishioners and their children must participate in the parish’s First Sacraments program.
Children who have reached the age of reason, typically 7 years old, are eligible to register in the First Sacraments program.
Students who are at least 15 years old and in the 10th grade are eligible to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Please contact Sue Dougherty, Coordinator for Religious Education, at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Congratulations on your engagement! For information on how to get married at Holy Comforter, please contact the office.
Please also visit the following websites and documents for more information and answers to common questions about getting married in the Catholic Church.
- For Diocese of Richmond’s Center for Marriage, Family, and Life and for information on Engaged Encounters, please see www.cdrcmfl.org and www.richmondvacee.org
- Holy Comforter Marriage Guidelines
- Catholic Document Requirements
- Wedding Coordinator’s Checklist
Those interested in the priesthood or the permanent diaconate should contact the Richmond Diocese Office of Vocations.
Sacrament of the Sick
Please contact the office to arrange for a visit, anointing or the Eucharist at (434) 295-7185.