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St. Gabriel the Archangel Church
   
Sacraments


Reconciliation: St. Gabriel - Sundays 11:30-11:50 am
  St. Madeleine Sophie - Saturdays 3:00-3:45 pm

Baptism: Celebrated during Mass except for Holiday weekends. Please contact the Rectory six (6) weeks in advance for Baptismal instructions.Sponsor certificates are due two (2) weeks prior to Baptism.

Marriage: Please contact the Rectory at least six (6) months in advance of the desired date.

First Eucharist: Normally held each year on the Saturday before Mother’s Day, for all eligible youths who have completed their religious education requirements. desired date.

Confirmation: Held according to the schedule of the Bishop’s office.

Anointing of the Sick: By request. Please contact the rectory.

Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults (RCIA): RCIA is offered for individuals seeking membership in the Roman Catholic Church. It is a process through which the individual may explore the teachings of the church, of sacred scripture and of life in the Christian community. The RCIA process also serves to prepare persons who either are baptized in other Christian traditions and now wish to embrace and profess the Roman Catholic faith or are baptized as Catholics, and now wish to celebrate their First Holy Communion and/or Confirmation. The sacraments are celebrated at the Easter Vigil. Contact the rectory for more information.

Holy Orders and Religious Life: Anyone interested in becoming a priest, permanent deacon, brother or sister should contact The Office of Vocations at the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, (518) 453-6600.