St. Mary of the Ass​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​umption Parish

St. Mary MacKillop Catholic Church, Keilor Downs  ~  St. Paul's Catholic Church, Kealba

Sacraments
Baptisms
Baptisms are celebrated on the 1st Sunday of every month at St. Mary MacKillop Church at the 11:00am mass.  If you are planning for your child to be baptised into the Parish, please note the following information and download the information booklet for more details:
  • You are required to attend a Baptism meeting prior to the baptism
  • Baptism Rite is divided between 2 masses (the sunday prior to the Baptism additionally)
  • Meetings are held from 7pm - 8pm on Tuesdays as listed in the table below
  • Baptisms take place at St. Mary MacKillop Church 
  • Understand what Baptism is, its importance and the role of Godparents as part of the childs life

2019 Important Baptism Dates

Weddings
Weddings are regularly celebrated at St Mary MacKillop and St Pauls Catholic Churches, therefore the following information is provided to you when preparing to have your Wedding here.  Important information includes:
  • Documentation required
  • Letter of Freedom/Permission to Marry outside of your Parish (if applicable)
  • Music
  • Photography
  • Fees:
    • St Mary MacKillop/St. Pauls Church - $300
    • Flowers (if required) - $450
    • Priest - $300
  • Time and Date (NB: Weddings only take place on Saturdays)
  • Booking your Wedding
  • Visiting Priest (ie: Marriage papers, Preparation, Booklet)

The following forms and information booklets are availabe to you to download to begin your preparations for the Holy sacrament of Marriage.

Other Sacraments

Reconciliation
You can prepare for this Sacrament if your child is a student at either of the affilited primary schools.  

Alternatively, children can attend classes through the Tuesday Sacramental Program to complete this Sacrament.  Refer to the Level 3 Form on this page.
Holy Communion
You can prepare for this Sacrament if your child is a student at either of the affilited primary schools.  

Alternatively, children can attend classes through the Tuesday Sacramental Program to complete this Sacrament.  Refer to the Level 4 Form on this page.

Tuesday Sacramental Program
Download the form below based on your childs year level at school ie: Grade 2 = Level 2.  Please fill in and return to the Parish office.
An information leaflet is available for download with more information about the program:

Information Leaflet

  Level 2 Enrolment Form - Introduction to Christ Prayer and the Catholic Church

  Level 3 Enrolment Form - First Reconciliation/Confession

  Level 4 Enrolment Form - First Holy Communion

  Level 5 Enrolment Form - Faith Formation and Preparation for Next Year's Confirmation

  Level 6 Enrolment Form - Confirmation


Confirmation
You can prepare for this Sacrament if your child is a student at either of the affilited primary schools.  

Alternatively, children can attend classes through the Tuesday Sacramental Program to complete this Sacrament. Refer to the Level 6 Form on this page.