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THE ROMAN CATHOLIC PARISH OF ST MICHAEL AND
THE HOLY ANGELS WEST BROMWICH,
260 High Street, B70 8AQ.
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SACRAMENTS

SACRAMENTS

INFANT BAPTISM

Infant Baptism can be celebrated at any time and date arranged with the Priest (but preferably Saturdays 11.30 am to 2.00 pm; or Sundays 12 Noon to 1.00 pm). 

Parents maybe required to present the Birth Certificate of the child to be baptized to the priest.

god-parents: At least one god-parent must be a practicing catholic (Can 874) and may be required to sign a declaration. 

Also, parents and god-parents are required to attend a pre-baptism session.  

 

ADULT BAPTISM OR RECEPTION

INTO FULL COMMUNION WITH THE CATHOLIC CHURCH

This usually takes place once a year at the EASTER VIGIL ceremonies after a successful period of the CATECHUMENATE through the RITE OF CHRISTIAN INITIATION OF ADULTS (RCIA) PROGRAMME. 

Please contact the priest or any of the Catechists for more information.

 

MARRIAGE

Couples should consult the priest at least 6 months before the planned wedding date.

Please note that NO DEFINITIVE DATE should be fixed until all permissions and clearances are obtained and confirmed by the priest.

 

RECONCILIATION       

Saturdays: 10.30 am - 11.00 am; 5.00 pm - 5.30 pm;

First Friday of the Month: 10.30 am - 11.00 am

 

ANOINTING OF THE SICK

(As and when required)

The sick and housebound of the parish are remembered always at Mass. Holy Communion is taken to them often. Please inform the Priest if someone needs visiting.

If you or your loved one is happy to go on the list please make your request by sending a mail to stmichael.wbrom@rcaob.org.uk. 

Please be advised that this will be published in the Parish News Bulletin and the Parish Website and Notice Board, and in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) you may be required to complete a permission form.

If however, you do not want the name publish please feel free to contact the priest. 


EUCHARIST

The Holy Eucharist is celebrated as follows:

SUNDAY MASSES:   Vigil (Saturday) at 5.45 pm           

                                 Sunday Morning at 10.30 am 

                                 Mass in Polish Language: Sundays - 2 pm & 4 pm

 

WEEKDAY MASSES: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, & Saturdays -  10 am;

                                 Tuesdays & Thursdays - 12.15 pm.

HOLY DAY OF OBLIGATION: As on Weekday; and then 7.30 pm.


MASS REQUEST

(The Mass request Forms are available

at the back of the church and in the Sacristy).  

Please be advised that the Mass Intention will be published in the Parish News Bulletin, the Parish Website and the Parish Notice Board so you need to obtain the permission of both the donors and the beneficiaries of the Mass Intention and indicate same in the space provided in the Mass request form for their names to be published. 

If however, you did not obtain the required permission or you do not want the names published please feel free to indicate so in the space provided in the Mass request form and it will be published as anonymous. 

 

FIRST RECONCILIATION & FIRST HOLY COMMUNION

This is usually celebrated once a year either in the month of May or June for children who are in year 3 and are 8 years of age and above who have not done their First Holy Communion, or who are yet to be baptized or who are baptized in a non Catholic Church or Ecclesial Community. 

The registration of children for the Preparation Programme for the reception of these sacraments take place in the third week and the fourth week of September while the lessons begin in October. Parents/guardians are required to present the baptism certificate of their wards during registration. 

The formal enrollment of the children takes place the last Sunday in November unless otherwise indicated for a given year. 


CONFIRMATION

This takes place every three years and will be properly publicized in the parish. The last one was in 2018.