Baptism of Infants

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Contact: Linda Rega
             770-977-1442, ext. 131
             lrega(at)transfiguration.com

Families must participate in a Baptism Preparation Class. Please call Linda for information and scheduling.

First Reconciliation, First Eucharist, and Confirmation

For information on Sacrament preparation for children, including Order of Christian Initiation for Children (OCI), visit the Religious Education page here.

For OCI for adults, click here.

Marriage Preparation
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 Linda Rega, 770-977-1442 or lrega(at)transfiguration.com

Preparation begins at least six months to desired wedding date.  Prior to scheduling a date, a couple must attend the Introduction to Marriage Preparation session (scheduled once monthly on a Saturday morning).  Please call Linda Rega to register for this session.

 What’s Required 

  • Initial Preparation Session
  • FOCCUS and review
  • Four (2 each) Freedom to Marry Affidavits
  • Bride Form and Groom Form
  • Permission/dispensation required if either the husband or wife is not Catholic
  • Engaged Encounter
  • Baptismal Certificates
  • Meeting with Presiding Priest or  deacon
  • Meetings with a Marriage Sponsor Couple

Additional Considerations:

  • A date cannot be set until the couple has attended the initial session.
  • In addition to the preparation requirements listed, in some instances premarital counseling may also be required.
  • If either the husband or wife has been married before:
  • A copy of the death certificate is required if a prior spouse is deceased.

  • If a previous marriage ended in divorce, an annulment is required.
Vocations

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Archdiocese Vocations Office

P: 404-920-7460
F: 404-920-7461
 

Address:
2401 Lake Park Dr. S.E.
Smyrna, GA 30080

Sacrament Certificates
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If you or a family member received the sacrament of Baptism, First Communion, Confirmation, or Marriage at Transfiguration and need a certificate of proof, contact Cindy in the Records Office:  770-977-1442 ext. 127 or czondlak(at)transfiguration.com
Sponsor Letters / Certificates
If you have been asked to be a godparent for a Baptism or a sponsor for a Confirmation, you must meet the requirements set forth by the Catholic Church:
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2.  You must be at least 16 years old
3.  You must be Confirmed
4.  If married, your marriage must be recognized as a sacramental marriage by the Catholic Church (ex. married in a Catholic church)
 

For sacraments taking place at other Catholic churches (not Transfiguration), you will need a Sponsor Letter (also called a Certificate of Eligibility).  Contact Cindy in the Records Office:  770-977-1442 ext. 127 or czondlak(at)transfiguration.com.

Anointing of the Sick/Funerals

Contact:

          Liana Valentin-Scott, 770-977-1442, Ext. 145, or lvalentinscott(at)transfiguration.com

          After office hours, and in the case of an emergency, call 678-939-9985


Any person who is about to be hospitalized for surgery or diagnostic testing is encouraged to make arrangements to celebrate this sacrament. Also, anyone who has a chronic emotional or physical illness may be anointed every 30 days, unless there is a change in the disease; then the sacrament may be celebrated again, as the changes occur.

 

Note: For funeral planning, contact the Liturgy and Music Department