Holy Mary Cluster             Holy Name Catholic Church, Rock Rapids, IA
                                                                                    St. Mary's Catholic Church, Larchwood, IA

Holy Mary Cluster                Holy Name Catholic Church, Rock Rapids, IA
                                                                                   St. Mary's Catholic Church, Larchwood, IA

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To register your child for reception of this sacrament please contact the pastor or deacon. Print or save to your computer this form: Baptism Info and give it to the priest/deacon. 

For new parents a mandatory participation in a Baptism class is required.  This is approximately 30 minutes in length.  Deacon Jeff Gallagher is the instructor for this class.  You do not need to wait for your child to be born to complete this class.  


The Sacrament of Reconciliation is offered each weekend before the Saturday and Sunday Masses at every parish 30 minutes prior to each Mass for approximately 15 minutes.  .

Holy Eucharist

First Holy Communion is presently offered to children in second grade upon completion of their 2nd grade religious education year. Adult initiation into the church is offered once per year with preparatory classes beginning in September.   


Confirmation is on an annual basis.  For the specific date and time of this Sacrament please refer to the Religious Education calander or contact the priest.   Faith Practice Checklist

Marriage Preparation

Please contact the Pastor by calling the parish office at least 9 months before the date of Marriage.  Preparation involves: Meetings with the pastor, sponsor couple - Engaged enrichment - or Pre Cana and as well as completing the marriage FOCCUS with the pastor. Please view the diocesan guidelines and information on Marriage Preparation for the Diocese of Sioux City at: https://scdiocese.org/marriage-preparation/

Anointing of the Sick

The Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick is offered on an as needed basis.  Please call the pastor if you desire to receive this sacrament of healing.  Also a communal celebration within Mass of this sacrament is offered once a year during the season of Advent.