Saint Henry Catholic Church, 6401 Harding Pike, Nashville, Tennessee 37205, (615) 352-2259, Fax (615) 356-6321, Church Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00AM - 4:30 PM






Sacrament of Baptism Celebrated in Two Ways:
The Rite of Baptism for Children is for newborns and children who have not reached catechetical age. To prepare for the Baptism of a child parents are asked to attend a Baptism Class. For more information, please call Paula Proctor at 352-2259 x133 or email .


Baptisms are performed at one Mass per month, rotating through the 5pm, 9am, and 11am Masses. Families are encouraged to have their children baptized at these Masses as the preferred way, but it will optional. 


Communal Baptism and Baptism Class Schedules:

2017 Schedule


The Rite of Christian Initiation for Adults is for children who have reached catechetical age as well as for adults and information can be obtained at RCIA Program.

Sacrament of First Holy Communion
The sacrament of First Holy Communion is arranged through St. Henry School, for those enrolled in the school; through the Religious Education Program, for those enrolled in that program; and through the RCIA program for all others.



Sacrament of Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation is arranged through St. Henry School, for those enrolled in the school; through the Religious Education Program, for those enrolled in that program; and through the RCIA program for all others.

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The Sacrament of Reconciliation
is scheduled as follows:

Saturday 3:30PM - 4:45 PM Reconciliation room located in the back of the chapel
Wednesday* After 6:30 AM Mass Reconciliation room
Wednesday* After 8:00 AM Mass Reconciliation room

*Wednesday Reconciliation is available when there is a Mass, no Reconciliation when there is a Communion Service. 

Sacrament of Matrimony
Preparation is required for all weddings. Please notify a priest at least four months before the wedding. For scheduling call the Church Office at 352-2259. Advent and Lent are Penitential Seasons. Weddings are discouraged during these seasons.

CLICK HERE for Wedding Guidelines

CLICK HERE for Fellowship Hall Guidelines

For additional information contact Sarah Knies at the church office, 352-2259.

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Sacrament of Holy Orders
The laity are encourage to participate in the celebration of the sacrament of Holy Orders as described in Section 1572 of the Catechism of the Catholic Church.

"Given the importance that the ordination of a bishop, a priest, or a deacon has for the life of the particular Church, its celebration calls for as many of the faithful as possible to take part. It should take place preferably on Sunday, in the cathedral, with solemnity appropriate to the occasion..."

The faithful are encouraged to pray for vocations to the priesthood and deaconate. Groups dedicated to this purpose at St. Henry include the Serra Club.

For more information, see the Vocations website at


Sacrament of Anointing of the Sick
Please call the Parish Office (352-2259) as soon as you or someone in your family schedules surgery, hospitalization or suffers a serious illness or injury. Please do not delay in this prayer for Christian healing.

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Other Topics Related to Sacraments

Serra Club
By encouraging men and women to aspire to the priesthood and religious life, these Catholic lay persons try to fulfill their own vocation to service through several functions throughout the year. Membership is open to all adults who wish to affirm and support seminarians and those in the ordained and vowed ministry.

Contact Information: Bob Loedding 662-2373 or


Rite of Christian Burial

In the face of death, the Church confidently proclaims that God has created each person for eternal life and that Jesus, the Son of God, by his death and resurrection, has broken the chains of sin and death that bound humanity. The celebration of the Christian funeral brings hope and consolation to the living. From the Order of Christian Funeral The time of death of a loved one is a time of sorrow and sadness. St. Henry church and Staff want to assist you in any way possible. You may download this booklet and form to help you make the arrangements for the burial or memorial service for your loved one.

CLICK HERE for Christian Burial Booklet

CLICK HERE for Funeral Planning Form

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St. Henry Catholic Church
6401 Harding Pike • Nashville, Tennessee 37205
Phone (615) 352-2259  •  Fax (615) 356-6321

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