St. Patrick's ChurchSt. Patrick Church

 A Parish in the Diocese of Rockford 

612 Highland Ave.
Dixon, IL 61021

815-284-7719 phone
815-284-4758 fax

St. Patrick Church email


Baptism

The Sacrament of Baptism is a beautiful once-in-a-lifetime event in which the Lord Jesus encounters us through the sign of water to assure us of his life, love, forgiveness and strength. He incorporates us into His People, the Church. Therefore, the Sacrament of Baptism is a community event to which not only the infant but also the parents, godparents, and the whole Christian community are called to be involved.

Expectant parents and parents of newborn children are required by diocesan regulation to attend a baptismal preparation session. This can be done through our Baptismal Preparation Program which is scheduled four times a year on Saturdays. Baptisms are celebrated after the Saturday, 4:30 p.m. Mass, and after the Sunday 10:30 a.m. Mass.

The ordinary steps to prepare for Baptism include:

  • Parents who wish to have their child baptized must be registered practicing members of St. Patrick Church.
  • Contact the parish office to make arrangements to attend the next baptism preparation class. The parents must attend the class (Godparents are welcome, but not mandatory).
  • The ordinary reception of the Sacrament of Baptism will be administered by the Pastor or Deacon.

Tree Holiday Office Hours

Thurs. Dec 21 ~ Open AM only 
Fri. Dec 22—Tues. Dec 26 ~ Closed
Wed.  Dec 27th ~ Open
Thurs. Dec 28—Mon. Jan 1 ~ Closed
 
Regular weekday schedule begins Tues. Jan 2nd
Holiday Mass Schedule 2017

 

         LOTW LogoSave the date to attend the LOTW Retreat

February 9 - 12, 2018

Please join us on this extraordinary retreat offered right here at St. Patrick's. 

This is your one opportunity to attend this retreat in 2018.

More info can be found at www.lotwem.org/video

Advent Communal Penance Services

Tuesday, December 19
6:30pm at St. Patrick, Amboy
 
Wednesday, December 20
6:30pm at St. Ambrose, Erie

volunteers

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Please remember our parish family when considering a year end gift. Thank you!
Your generosity has been a blessing to St. Patrick Church throughout this past year.
As the end of the year approaches, we begin to reflect upon the many blessings bestowed upon us.
The end of the year also provides a great opportunity to thank God for these blessings by gifting to St. Patrick Church.
The benefits of income tax deductions, capital gains savings and other financial benefits are significant advantages that provide an incentive to make a gift at the year-end.

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   We have Assistive hearing devices available in a basket on the usher’s table in the narthex.
There are four and there is a sign out sheet. They must be returned at the conclusion of Mass for the next user.
Need help? Just ask an usher.