Frequently Asked Questions

Here are answers to some frequently asked questions to help you figure out what to expect when you join us on Sunday mornings. Hope they help! If you have other questions, please call us or use our Contact Page, and we’ll be happy to help.

 

What time are services?

Masses are split between NAM and St. Michael.  There is Mass celebrated every day at one of the churches and a number of convenient times on the weekends and Holy Days.  Mass times are as follows:

 

  • Weekdays: M&W at 8:00 AM at NAM, Fri at 9:00 AM at NAM, Tue & Thu at 8:00 AM St. Michael

  • Saturday: 4:00 PM Vigil at NAM

  • Sunday: 8:00 AM, 11:00 AM at NAM and 9:30 AM at St. Michael

Is the church Air-Conditioned?

Yes..both churches are air-conditioned.

 

How do people dress?

During the summer, most people come in shorts, skirts, casual shirts, and comfortable shoes. Our churches are air conditioned, so you may want to wear layers. We encourage you to consider modesty when selecting your attire, but anything comfortable is suitable.

 

Where are you located?

There are two churches that are part of North American Martyrs... For a map and directions please click here for NAM and here for St. Michael.

 

How do I schedule an event at NAM or St. Michael  (baptism, wedding, or funeral etc.) ?

Baptisms

Baptisms are by appointment only.  For NAM Church, they are held on the Second Sundays during the 11:00 Mass and fourth Sunday after the 11:00 Mass.  For St. Michael Church, baptisms are held on the Third Sunday of the month during the 9:30 AM Mass. A pre-Baptismal Seminar is required for first-time parents.  Contact Charlotte Dobrinksi to make arrangements. For more information click here.

 

Weddings

A wedding date must be set at least six months before the wedding.  Call the parish office for more information on weddings or click here.

 

Funerals

When a death has occurred you can call the funeral home to make arrangements and they will call the parish office to schedule a Funeral Mass. You are also welcome to call the parish office if you would like to speak to someone directly.

 

How do I obtain a copy of my parish records (Baptismal or Marriage certificate etc.)?

Parish members or non-parishioners who are looking for a record of a sacrament that you or your children received at NAM may request sacrament records by contacting the parish office or by submitting an on-line request here.

 

When are your Confession times?

 We offer two convenient times each week for Confessions or you can arrange a private appointment.  Our times are as follows:

 

  • Second Saturday of the month: 12:00 PM - 1:00PM
  • All other Saturdays (NAM): 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Additional times arranged by appointment

 

For additional information, click here.

 

How do I join your Parish?

To register at NAM, please contact the office or complete the Parish on-line registration form found here.  Registration forms are also available in the Parish office.  Please call the Parish office if you have any questions.

 

How do I have a Mass said for someone?

Mass intentions are available for Parish weekday and weekend Masses for the repose of the soul of a deceased loved one or on the occasion of a serious illness. If you would like to have a loved one remembered at a Parish Mass, please contact our Parish office to schedule an available time.

 

How do I submit a prayer request?

If you have a special need or concern for which you would like our Parish to pray, there are two ways to add your concern to our list of special intentions.

  • You can enter your intention in one of the Prayer Intention books located in the rear of the church (near the candle racks).
  • You can contact the Parish office via phone or email to request that your intention be added.

 

NAM also publishes a list in the bulletin each week of all those who are ill and have requested our prayers. If you would like to add your name or the name of a loved one to this list, please contact the Parish office via phone or email or submit on-line here.

 

How do I become involved with a ministry or organization?

North American Martyrs has many active ministries and committees who are always looking for new members to join them.  In most cases simply contacting the committee chair or ministry leader is all that is necessary.  For a list of our ministries and organizations along with descriptions and contact info please visit the pages below.

 

 

 

How do sign up for Online Giving?

Enrolling with online giving is simple.  Visit the website by clicking here

 

Who should I notify about a hospital admission or a need for Communion or Anointing of the Sick?

We are very concerned and want to be advised when someone is homebound, ill at home, or in the hospital. Please call the parish office to have this person placed on our Communion Call list, or to request a visit or Anointing of the Sick.  For more information click here.

 

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