St. Joseph Marello parish is committed to bringing God's grace to you through the Sacraments. We have programs appropriately tailored for the differing needs of different ages. Most of all, we're here to help. You'll find contact information below.
Congratulations as you prepare to celebrate the Baptism of your child. Here you will find the basic requirements that are required before setting a date for the Baptism.
Baptisms are celebrated on the first Saturday of every month at 10:00 AM. Please eMail the office (click here) to schedule a Baptism Class for parents and godparents, and to set a date for the reception of the Sacrament.
The following documents will help you as you prepare for this important step in the life of your child. Please download our Baptism Packet. This packet contains helpful information for your family, a registration form for your child's baptism, and two Godparent Verification forms.
Please register your children in the Marello & The K5’s Faith Formation Program.
The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA, click here) is a ministry that prepares adults (18+ years) for the Sacraments of Baptism (unless already baptized in a Christian church), Confirmation, and Holy Eucharist. Sessions begin weekly early in the Fall and conclude in late May. Sacraments are received at the Easter Vigil, the evening before Easter Sunday. For more information, contact Deacon Dennis Gorsuch at 916.984.8550 or send email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Catholic Church respects the Lord Jesus Christ's command to baptize all nations "in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit" (Mt 28:19). Please click the button below to learn more.