Infant Baptism

Baptisms are scheduled on an individual basis; please contact the Parish Office to set a date. those who wish to have their babies baptized should be practicing Catholics and registered in the parish for at least four months. We welcome former parishioners or those who live out of town; however, we need a letter of permission from your pastor. One Godparent MUST be a practing Catholic; Godparents not from this parish will need a Sponsor Certificate from thier parish. Please register for the class by calling the Parish Office.


In order to be invited, Potential Candidates need to be attending Mass regularly and to have participated in some form of Religious Education, CCD or Parochial School, for at least the previous 2 years.


Persons requesting a Catholic Wedding must do so no less than 6 months before the wedding. They should be registered and regular participants at the weekend Mass.

Funeral Masses/Graveside Service

Please contact the parish office before scheduling with the funeral director or the announcement is published in the newspaper.

Sponsor Certificate

Letters for sponsors or Godparents can only be issued to active, participating parishioners.


Please contact the parish office about a vocation to the priesthood or consecrated life.

St. Mary & St. Joseph Parish

A Roman Catholic Community in Newton Falls Ohio