Sacraments

If you would like more information on any of the sacraments at St. Ephrem, call the rectory at (718) 833-1010 or email us and you will be contacted by a member of the parish staff. Thank you for your interest.

Baptism
Parents should call the rectory to make an appointment.  Please note that there are no baptisms during the season of Lent.

Adults who are interested in being received into the church likewise are invited to call the rectory. We would be happy to assist you in your journey of faith.

Marriage
The Sacrament of Marriage requires a time of serious spiritual preparation. Couples should make arrangements for their marriage at least six months before the date of the wedding by making an appointment with a priest or deacon. Please log onto pre-cana.org for complete information about marriage preparation in the Diocese.

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession)
From 3:30-4:30 p.m. on Saturdays in the Reconciliation Room in church or by appointment or request.

Anointing of the Sick/Communion Calls/Sick Calls
Please call the rectory to make arrangements for communion to be brought to any parishioner who is seriously ill or confined to the house, or if they wish to receive the Sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick.