Frequently Asked Questions How Do I?    What Do I Need?

Q: How do I register my child for Baptism? What do I need?

A: You can register your children 0-6 years in person after a weekend Mass.  (If your child is 7 years old or older, please click HERE)

If you live out of this county or out of state and you would like to Baptize at our Parish, we can accommodate a Zoom meeting. To register, click on the link below to learn the requirements: 



Q. How do I register for a wedding or annulment?  What do I need?

A: You can email our Pastor Msgr. Scott Daugherty directly! His email address is:

He will guide you to start the wedding registration process or annulment.

Q: How do I register my high school student for Confirmation? What do I need? 

A: The last registration dates for H.S. students are on August 4 & 5 @ 5:30 PM, St. Paul Center. This dates are good for 1st AND 2nd year students.


Q: I am an adult. Is there Religious Education for adults? What do I need? 

For ADULTS (RCIA) registrations begin July 21 by email. For more information click HERE Please contact Steve Onsurez if you have any questions about the program at:


Q: How do I register for 1st Communion? What do I need?

A: You MUST attend the ORIENTATION in order to register. To view the LAST ORIENTATION date please click HERE. 


If you have any further questions, please click HERE   

Religious Education Office (559) 784-2846 Extensions 110 OR 103. If prompted, please leave a detail voice message. 

Q: How do request a copy of my Sacramental Records/Certificates?

A: It's easy! Please download the Certificate Request Formprint it, follow the instructions and mail it to the Parish Office 378 N. F Street Porterville, CA 93257.

We will mail the certificates to the address you tell us on the form.


Q: I wish there were ways I can be contacted to find out Confession schedule changes, registration dates and import information…

A:  We are excited to share the news! We have a new free service called Flocknote! If you sign up, you can receive texts to your phone or emails to let you know of any sudden schedule changes to Confession & Mass; also to stay up to date on registration information and other Parish news! To register you can click on the following link: or you can Text-to-Join at the number 84576 and using the keyword: STANNESPARISH