Anointing of the Sick

For parishioners suffering from a serious illness, preparing for serious surgery, or suffering from age.

Contact: Fr. Marc Sherlock, 937-667-3419,


Baptism Preparation Class

This session prepares parents for the Baptism of their first child. Classes are the first Sunday or every other month starting in February at 1:30 PM in room #101. Classes are also available at St. Patrick Parish in Troy starting in January, every other month. Parents must attend before first child is baptized.

Contact: Deacon Charles Wright 937-667-3419 x 203


Confirmation Preparation

Contact:  Deacon Charles Wright and Teri Iverson 937-667-3419


First Communion

First Communion is celebrated at St. John the Baptist on the last Saturday and Sunday of April at the regular Parish Masses. Parents choose one of the three Masses (5:00 PM, 8:00 AM, and 10:30 AM on Saturday/Sunday) at which they wish to celebrate.


First Reconciliation

First Reconciliation is celebrated at St. John the Baptist with the Parish community at the Advent Communal Penance Service.


Pre-Cana Marriage Prep

Weddings are schedule through the pastor after consultation with him. Preparations must begin at least 6 months before the wedding.

Contact: Fr. Marc Sherlock, 937- 667-3419,


Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults (RCIA) and Children (RCIC)

RCIA (Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults) and RCIC (Children) are for those who are interested in discerning to become Catholic. This group meets weekly on Monday evening from 7:00-8:30 PM with the St. Christopher RCIA group. It begins with the time of inquiring about the Catholic faith and continues through several stages to Baptism at the Easter Vigil. It focuses on prayer, church teaching, church history, Christian decision-making, and social justice issues. The period of Purification and Enlightenment is an in-depth study of each Sacrament.

Contact: Deacon Charles Wright  937-667-3419 x 203



Saturdays 4:00-4:30 PM, or by appointment.

Contact: Fr. Marc Sherlock, 937-667-3419,