Sacrament of Baptism
Applications to the Father Peter.
First Confession and First Holy Communion
The catechetical programme of preparation usually begins in the autumn, culminating with the celebration of the sacraments in May-June. Parents of children in Year 3 or above should apply. Classes take place on Sunday mornings. Keep an eye on the parish newsletter for application instructions St Mary’s East Finchley Newsletters
Sacrament of Reconciliation
This is the normal way we can be forgiven serious sin after Baptism. Saturday: 10-11am, 4.30-5pm and on request.
The catechetical programme of preparation usually begins in the autumn, culminating with the celebration of the sacrament in May-June. Students in Years 9 or 10 should apply. Confirmation classes take place on weekday evenings in term time. Keep an eye on the parish newsletter for information about when to apply. To view our newsletters online, please follow this link: St Mary’s East Finchley Newsletters
Religious Education for Adults
Adults who would welcome the opportunity to explore the Catholic faith are warmly invited to speak to the Parish Priest. Fr Peter will be only too pleased to support adults who, for whatever reason, have not made their First Holy Communion or who have not been confirmed.
Sacrament of Marriage
A minimum notice of SIX MONTHS should be given in written applications to the Parish Priest.
Non-Catholics or non-Christians, who would like to explore the possibility of reception into the Catholic Church, are asked to contact the Parish Priest Father Peter. Mutually convenient sessions, starting in September and culminating at the Easter Vigil, are held in the presbytery.