Baptismal & Marriage Sacrements

 Contact the Parish Office, Ph: 808-887-1220 or Email us Here, to inquire on scheduling.

Sacrament of Baptism

“Go therefore and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,”  Matthew 28:19

The Importance of a Godparent/Sponsor

Before any other discussion about godparents/sponsors, the following is what Church Law or Canon Law dictates about the person:

  • Chosen for this role by the one to be baptized (or by parents in the case of an infant);
  • Must be 16 years of age or older (the local Bishop may establish a different age);
  • Must be a Catholic who is Confirmed and who has received the Eucharist, and is leading a life in conformity with the faith and the role assumed as a sponsor;
  • Is not bound by any canonical penalty.  For example, if the godparent is married, they were married in a Catholic service.  A civil marriage is not considered a valid marriage in the Catholic Church.  For the role of godparent, this holds.
  • Is not a parent to the baptized or the one to be Confirmed.

Please have this established before bringing the godparent to class.  If the godparent is not regis­tered in our Parish, we will ask for documentation from the parish where the godparent belongs.  Becoming a godparent is a wonderful privilege.  It is not one to be taken light­ly.  We ask par­ents to select wisely, select well.

 

Sacrament of Matrimony

“Then the LORD God made a woman from the rib he had taken out of the man, and he brought her to the man.  The man said, “This is now bone of my bones and flesh of my flesh; she shall be called ‘woman, ‘ for she was taken out of man.”  For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh.”  Genesis 2:22-24

The rite of marriage is but one moment, however significant, in the process of a marriage that begins before the rite and deepens and grows thereafter. In preparing couples for marriage, the Church focuses on both the rite and the process. In Catholic belief, Christ is at the center of married love; celebrated in the context of the Church and its faith tradition, marriage is understood as a covenant and an integral part of the journey of faith. So marriage in the Church is approached with great seriousness and deliberation. It is the responsibility of the pastor or other pastoral staff members appointed to help a couple discern their freedom and readiness to take this step.

The Church requires a preparation period of at least four to six months prior to the wedding to explore the couple’s readiness, to take care of necessary paperwork, and to ensure that the couple takes the time needed to prepare well.  Engaged couples should secure a date for use of the church and begin this process before making commitments with caterers, reception facilities, etc.

Diocese of Honolulu

Please refer to the Diocese of Honolulu for further information & required documentation.  

Hawaii Catholic Engaged Encounter

The Engaged Encounter Weekend offers couples a unique opportunity to look at their commitment to each other in a deeper way as they prepare for marriage.

 

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Our Church Locations

Directions to Annunciation Church From Resort Areas:

Directions From all Resorts:

  • Continue on HI-19.  Drive towards Kawaihae Rd.
  • Turn right onto HI-19 / Kawaihae Rd.  Continue for 7.9 miles.
  • Turn right onto Kawaihae Rd.  Continue for 1.9 miles.
  • Church will be on your right.
Directions to Ascension Mission From Resort Areas:

Directions From Waikoloa & Mauna Lani Resort Areas:

  • Turn left onto HI-19.
  • Turn left onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.

Directions From Hapuna Resort:

  • Turn left onto HI-19.
  • Turn right onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.

Directions From Mauna Kea Resort:

  • Turn right onto HI-19.
  • Turn right onto Puako Beach Drive.
  • Continue for 2.1 miles.
  • Church will be on your left.