Parish Religious Education

 Mass Schedule
   /Horario dem Misas:
   Saturday: 4:30 PM
   Sunday: 8:30 AM, 11 AM,
                1 PM (Espanol)

 Confessions/Confesiones:
   Saturday: 3-4 PM

 Communion Services:
   Wednesday: 8 AM



   

            
  Sacraments
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  Anointing of the Sick
Baptism
Confirmation
Eucharist

Holy Orders
Marriage
Reconciliation

 

Holy Orders

In the Sacrament of Holy Orders, or Ordination, the priest being ordained vows to lead other Catholics by bringing them the sacraments (especially the Eucharist), by proclaiming the Gospel, and by providing other means to holiness.

Are you considering a vocation to priesthood or religious life? Contact Fr. Mike at 863-1040 or the Archdiocese of Cincinnati Vocation Office at (513) 421-3131.

 

        Vocation Video: "The Gift of the Priesthood "


 


Marriage

First of all, Congratulations!  We share your excitement and hope for the future.  As you prepare to enter into a permanent commitment to one another, the Church journeys along with you, offering encouragement and support.  The purpose of the Marriage Preparation is to help you continue to work toward realizing your dreams and to assist you in celebrating your commitment in the sacrament of marriage.  It is also meant to welcome you into the community of St. Julie as a newly married couple.

All marriages at St. Julie Billiart Parish must be scheduled through the pastor or deacons at least 6 months prior to the anticipated date. Call the parish office at 513-863-1040.  If you are not a member of St. Julie Billiart Parish please consult our policy on getting married at St. Julie.

Because the number of weddings the parish staff can accommodate is limited, priority is given to active members of St. Julie Billiart Parish and their children. Secondly, the Church’s goal, understandably, is less about the ceremony and its externals and more about meaning of the sacrament in a couple’s on-going faith life. Finally, the Catholic Church asks that a couple prepare for marriage and that a spiritual, personal, and canonical assessment of their readiness be done.

Given the above, this is our policy for scheduling the sacrament of matrimony.

1. If the bride or groom or one of their parents is an active member of the parish or lives within the boundaries of the parish, a date can be scheduled after the pre-nuptial interviews are underway.

2. If neither bride nor groom has an established relationship with the parish (by family or geography) and choose to become members of the parish, the pre-nuptial process can begin after being active members of the parish for at least six months. (Active members are those who register at St. Julie Billiart Parish and attend Mass every Sunday here.)

3. If neither bride nor groom has an established relationship with the parish (by family or geography) but is active at another parish, it is possible for a priest or deacon from that parish to come to St. Julie for the wedding. That minister is responsible for all marriage preparation. However, to give priority to parish members, a date cannot be confirmed until six months prior.

4. If neither bride nor groom has an established relationship with the parish (by family or geography) but is active at another parish some distance from the Hamilton area and want to marry here because they have family in the area who are not practicing Catholics, exceptions can sometimes be made.

5. In the case of #3 or 4 at the time a date is reserved a non-refundable deposit of $700 is required.

You will find our booklet “Getting Married at St. Julie Billiart” helpful.

 


Reconciliation

The Catholic Sacrament of Reconciliation (also known as the Sacrament of Penance, or Penance and Reconciliation) has three elements: conversion, confession and celebration. In it we find God’s unconditional forgiveness, and as a result we are called to forgive others. The Sacrament of Reconciliation is held on Saturday between 3-4 pm or by appointment. (863-1040)

Examination of Conscience 3/2012