Liturgy & Sacraments

The Archdiocese of St. John's follows the liturgical guidelines set forth in the Catholic Book of Worship III for all of the Sacraments:

Christian Initiation 

  • Christian Initiation of Adults
  • Reception Into Full Communion
  • Baptism of Children
  • Confirmation
  • Eucharist: First Communion
  • Initiation of Children of Catechetical Age

[ For more info on Christian Initiation visit FAQ ]


Anointing of the Sick


  • Marriage during Mass
  • Marriage outside Mass
  • Marriage with an unbaptized person

Rites of Ordination

  • Ordination of a Bishop
  • Ordination of a Priest
  • Ordination of a Deacon

For more information or further assistance please contact the Liturgy.



Pastoral Centre 

200 Military Road

St. John’s, NL A1C 2E8

Tel: (709) 726-3660

Fax: (709) 726-8021