901 S. Ellwood Avenue, Baltimore, MD 21224 -- Archdiocese of Baltimore
We look forward to sharing with our parishioners the unmeasurable joys of Baptism, First Eucharist, Reconciliation, Confirmation, and Weddings. Our Liturgy and parish ministry programs are designed to provide We are available to our parishioners to support and comfort through our ministry of Anointing the Sick, in times of difficulty, loss and at funerals. Since individual needs vary, we encourage you to contact the Parish for guidance and appropriate consideration.
is the forgiveness of sins and the reconciliation of the individual with God, the Church, and others is God's mercy for the offense committed against him." Has it been a long time since your last confession? Need making a good confession and returning to the joy of the Power of the Holy Spirit. Do not hesitate to ask for guidance and assistance from our Pastor. Want more information on the Sacrament of Reconciliation? CLICK HERE
Baptism is the "gateway sacrament into the Church." Through the sacrament of Baptism all are reborn in Christ through water and the Holy Spirit. Holy Baptism is the basis of the whole Christian life, the gateway to life in the Spirit and the door which gives access to the other sacraments. Through Baptism we are freed from sin and reborn as sons of God; we become members of Christ, are incorporated into the Church and made sharers in her mission: "Baptism is the sacrament of regeneration through water in the word." Expected parents are encouraged to contact the Parish prior to the birth of their child(ren) to make Baptismal arrangements. Godparents are required to participate in a Preparation Program offered on the 2nd Tuesday of each month.
Couples should contact the Parish Office at least six (6) months prior to their Wedding Day for proper assistance. St. Brigid Parish has set aside special Masses in February, June and October @ 11:00AM to celebrate Wedding Anniversaries. Please, make plans to join us in the celebration of unity and love! "The intimate community of life and love which constitutes the married state has been established by the Creator and endowed by him with its own proper laws.... God, Himself, is the author of marriage."
Recognition of God's Holy Spirit in our lives is celebrated in the reception of Confirmation. Preparation classes for High School students ready to make the commitment are prescheduled on Sunday mornings. The Sacrament is celebrated annually in the Fall. Contact the Parish for assistance. Baptism, the Eucharist, and the sacrament of Confirmation together constitute the "sacraments of Christian initiation," whose unity must be safeguarded. You receive the spiritual seal, the spirit of wisdom and understanding, the spirit of right judgment and courage, the spirit of knowledge and reverence, the spirit of holy fear in God's presence. Guard what you receive. God the Father will mark you with his sign; Christ the Lord confirms you and places his pledge, the Spirit, in your hearts.
is the process adult converts go through to come into full communion with the Catholic Church. . Each person preparing to accept the teachings of the Catholic church chooses a sponsor (an active, practicing Catholic) to walk with and support her/him on his/her faith journey. The RCIA process is divided into several stages, or phases. Progression from one phase to the next is celebrated during Mass, amid the parish community. A process of Prayer Study and Spiritual Formation is held on Sunday mornings. The Celebration of the entrance of adults into our community occurs at the Easter Vigil. All interested in the Catholic Faith are invited to attend. Contact the Parish Office for more information.
A program for students grades K through 8 is held on Sunday mornings from September through April. For more information CLICK HERE.
The Sacrament of Anointing is not only for those who may be near death. Parishioners who plan to enter the hospital are encouraged to receive the Sacrament PRIOR to admission. "This sacred anointing of the sick was instituted by Christ our Lord as a true and proper sacrament of the New Testament. It is alluded to indeed by Mark, but is recommended to the faithful and promulgated by James the apostle and brother of the Lord" The anointing of the sick conveys several graces and imparts gifts of strengthening in the Holy Spirit against anxiety, discouragement, and temptation, and conveys peace and fortitude.