The Parish Community of St. Kevin
303 Niagara Street
Welland, Ontario  L3C 1K5

Marriage Preparation

Engaged couples are scheduled to participate in our weekend classes during the last weekend in January [Friday 6:30 - 10:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.] Three or four married couples and Father Jim or Father Vijay provide a variety of activities, [one on one, a small group, large group, personal reflection] which touch on communication about key aspects of married life.

Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults [RCIA] Cantact: Parish Office

This is the process during at least a nine-month period which prepares persons who have not been baptized or who come from another Christian tradition to become members of the Roman Catholic Church, either through the sacraments of Initiation [Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist]. A Team of lay persons, pastoral associates and priest lead the weekly faith sharing sessions from September to Pentecost.

Education Evenings

A variety of topics and presenters of interest to the Catholic faith and life.

Bible Study

Usually a six-week program presented twice a year.

Children's Instruction for Sacrament Preparation

RCIC [Rite of Christian Initiation of Children] prepares school age children [usually Grade 2] for baptism prior to reception of First Eucharist.