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San Miguel Catholic Church

403 El Camino Real, Socorro, NM 87801 * 507-835-2891
One of the Oldest Catholic Churches in the United States... Founded 1598

Baptism

Baptism Class:You must register your child and make arrangements for the Baptism at the Church Office before attending the Baptism Class. Mandatory Baptism class for Parents and Godparents are held on the First Thursday of each month at 7:00 PM in Our Lady of Guadalupe Chapel, inside the Church Office.

Reconciliation

Regularly receiving the sacrament of reconciliation is encouraged! Confessions are heard on Wednesdays from 4:00 - 5:00 PM or anytime by appointment.

Magdalena: 1st Saturday, 3:00 pm to 3:30 pm.

First Reconciliation is handled by our Religious Education program. For more information call the Parish Office at 835-2891.

First Communion

First Communion is handled by our Religious Education program. For more information call the Parish Office at 835-2891.

Confirmation

Confirmation is handled by our Religious Education program. For more information call the Parish Office at 835-2891.

First Year Confirmation Class

Adult Confirmation Class (for those who have already received the sacraments of baptism and First Communion) is held on Sunday after the 10:00 AM Mass in one of the Parish Office Conference Rooms. For additional information, contact Terry Ybarra at 835-2943 or the Parish Office at 835-2891.

Matrimony

Marrage in the Catholic Church is not just a simple legal act between bride and groom. Marrage is a sacrament whereby a Bride and Groom call upon God in the presence of the Catholic Community to witness and consecrate their love for each other.

Arrangements for the Wedding must be made at least four to six months prior to the wedding day.

Newly issued copies of baptismal certificates must be provided to the Priest or Deacon during the marrage preparation period. The Catholic Church recognizes and accepts the baptismal certificates of many Christian and Orthodox Churches.

It is customary to offer a donation to the Church for the wedding ceremony. A fee for registered active parishioners of $200 is the suggested amount to offset expenses. Non parishioners are welcomed and require a $250 non-refundable deposit.

Selecting your wedding date is very important. A wedding cannot be performed on Sundays, Holy Days or during the Lenten Season.

Obtain a copy of "Guidelines for the Preparation & Celebration of the Sacrament of Holy Matrimony" in the Church Office for further information.

 

Anointing of the Sick

Anointing of the sick is done on First Fridays after the 5:30 pm Mass. To schedule anointing of the very sick, contact the Parish Office at 835-2891.

Holy Orders

Are you interested in becoming a priest, deacon, nun, or follow a religious calling? Contact the Parish Office and schedule a meeting with Father Andy for help in your journey.

Archdiocese of Santa Fe Priestly Vocation Site

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA)

Are you interested in becoming Catholic or a Catholic wanting to learn more about your Catholic faith?

Christian Initiation Process Class is meeting on Sundays in the Conference Room of the Church office following the 10:00 AM Mass.

For additional information call the Church Office at 835-2891 or Deacon Mike Ybarra at 835-2943.

 

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