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THE SACRAMENT of HOLY BAPTISM
"Holy Baptism is especially appropriate at the Easter Vigil, on the Day of Pentecost, on All Saints' Day or the Sunday after All Saints' Day, and on the Feast of the Baptism of our Lord (the First Sunday after the Epiphany). It is recommended that, as far as possible, Baptisms be reserved for these occasions or when a bishop is present. " - BCP pg. 312. In our tradition The Sacrament of Holy Baptism is scheduled to be celebrated on the following dates:

SUNDAYS

Sunday, January 13, 2019 - being the Sunday after the Epiphany
Saturday, April 20, 2019 - being the Easter Vigil and the 1st Easter Eucharist
SundayJune 9, 2019 - being the Feast of Pentecost
Sunday, September 22, 2019 - being the Celebration of the Feast of St. Matthew
Sunday, November 3, 2019 - being the Sunday after All Saints

EXCEPTIONS
In emergency situations, Baptisms are celebrated anytime, and any place.
In NORMAL circumstances, baptisms are NOT celebrated during the Season of Lent

(From March 6- April 18 2019)

And NOTE: neither are weddings normally celebrated during Lent

FURTHER INFORMATION:
For further information, contact the Church Office at 456-5235
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