Pastoral Rites

This page contains documents and links about particular Pastoral Rites. Some of these resources are specific to the Diocese, others will redirect you to the Provincial resource.

  • First Holy Communion Certificate Template

    Priests are welcome to use this template for their first communions. Recommended to print on card stock. 

    File: first-holy-communion (1).docx

  • Holy Matrimony Pastoral Rite

    Link to the Holy Matrimony liturgy on the Provincial/ACNA website. 

    Link: http://bcp2019.anglicanchurch.net/index.php/downloads/

  • Lay Ministry License Certificate Template

    Priests are welcome to use this template for certifying lay ministers. This is a fillable PDF in that the name & other fields can be edited using Adobe Acrobat Reader. Recommended to print on card stock. 

    File: lay_license_fillable_12-14_-10_ (1).pdf

  • Materials for Marraige

    This booklet is designed to assist you and your priest to give you the understanding, tools, and God’s grace to succeed in this most common, most transforming vocation.

    File: Materials for Marriage 2018 FINAL.pdf

  • Materials for Remarriage

    If you desire to be married in the Church, and if your priest concurs in discerning that God is calling you to this marriage, the rest of this booklet is designed to assist you and your priest to make this beginning, and to give you the understanding, tools, and God’s grace to succeed in this most common, most transforming vocation.

    File: Materials for Remarriage 2018 - FINAL.pdf

  • Pastoral Counseling & Rite of Reconciliation Guidelines

    These guidelines from the Bishop's office include guiding principles & legal clarifications. For further questions, please contact the Bishop's office. 

    File: pastoral-counselling-recociliation-guidelines-lent-2015.pdf