Sacraments

Information regarding the steps to be taken in preparing for the sacraments.

Annointing of the Sick
The Sacrament of Annointing of the Sick is a special way in which the recipient is bound close to Christ (Christ's life, suffering, and resurrection).
Becoming Catholic
The Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) is the process through which adults are fully initiated into the Catholic faith community.
Sacrament of Baptism
Parents are asked to arrange for the baptism of a newborn child at least one month prior to the desired date.
Sacrament of Confirmation
At Saint Rita, Ninth Graders prepare for and receive the Sacrament of Confirmation. Eighth Graders begin the two-year preparation process. If you have a child with special needs or an older teen who has not been Confirmed, please call us and we can discuss your child's needs.      Sign ups are now open for Confirmation! The dates for Confirmation are: Tuesday, May 4th, 2021 at 7:00pm Wednesday, May 5th, 2021 at 7:00pm Thursday, May 6th, 2021 at 7:00pm Click here to register. Click here for more information.       Welcome Parents and Teens to our Virtual Confirmation meeting! We wish we could be meeting with you in person but are excited to begin this Confirmation Journey with you!   Please watch the video below to begin the meeting then follow the email for all the information you need regarding the Eighth Grade Confirmation year.     Please click on the link below for all information regarding this year of Confirmation Preparation: Eighth Grade Confirmation Information   Please click here to review what was discussed at the last meeting in January.       ‌ Please watch the video below to begin the meeting then follow the email for all the information you need regarding the Ninth Grade Confirmation year.     Please click on the link below for all information regarding this year of Confirmation Preparation: Ninth Grade Confirmation Information   Please click here to review what was discussed at the last meeting on Sunday, December 13, 2020.   Forms for Ninth Grade:   1.Official Sacramental Form This form will be mailed NOT emailed to you.   2.Copy of your teens baptismal certificate. (Not birth certificate)   3.Sponsor Form Sponsors ask their Parish for this form.   4.Engagement Forms Will be sent out in October Email   Confirmation Parent Resource mentioned in outline: Confirmation Conversations: What parents need to know.     To discuss any issue concerning Confirmation Preparation please contact   Kelly Foraker by phone 440-248-1350 ext 121 or email
Sacrament of First Communion
Sacramental Preparation is a function of the parish as sacraments are celebrated as a parish community.  The Sacraments of First Reconciliation and First Eucharist are celebrated in the 2nd grade year.
Sacrament of Marriage
Congratulations on your engagement! Please contact one of the Parish priests or deacons to discuss arrangements before setting any date.
Sacrament of Reconciliation
The Sacrament of Reconciliation