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Sacrament

An outward sign instituted by Christ to give grace.”

Baptisms are typically celebrated at one Sunday Mass per month. Please contact Deacon John Pryor at 401.245.7000, extension 14, for more information. Private baptisms may also be arranged.

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated on Saturdays from 3-3:45 pm and on Sundays from 5-5:45 pm in the Reconciliation Chapel at the rear of the Church. You can also make an appointment with a priest by calling the rectory. Please note that the chapel accommodates both anonymous and facetoface confessions.

The Eucharist is the “source and summit” of the Christian faith. It is in the Eucharist—where Christ is present body, blood, soul and divinity—that we fully encounter God.

Mass schedule:

Monday through Friday – 8am
Saturday (Sunday Vigil) – 4pm

Sunday – 8 am, 10:30 am, 6 pm (Sabbath@Sundown Sunday evening mass)

Adults seeking Confirmation should call the rectory. Confirmation of Young Adults is arranged through the Faith Formation Program. Confirmation is received in eighth grade if the prior years of formation have been completed. Please see our Faith Formation page for more information.

Please call the parish office to discuss wedding preparations at least one year in advance of the intended date. All couples must participate in a Marriage Preparation (Pre-Cana) Program. Couples may complete this requirement through participation in a Diocesan program.

This sacrament is celebrated in the Church and at home by request.  Please inform the Parish Office if you or a family member is in need of the sacrament.

Do you feel that God may be calling you to the priesthood? Visit catholicpriest.com. You can also speak about it with Fr. Upton at 401.245.7000.

Music at St. Mary of the Bay

The music ministry at St. Mary of the Bay is a multi-ensemble collective working to unite the parish in song in the Sacred Liturgy, bringing glory to God and drawing His people to Him. Click here to learn more.

Liturgical Ministry Schedules

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