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In the Sacraments section, multiple tabs display detailed sacramental information. On the Information tab, click Students.

On each tab, you can enter and edit sacramental information.


 To enter or update sacrament information on the tabs
  1. Locate the appropriate record.
  2. In the navigation pane, click Sacraments.
  3. Select a tab, and enter information in the fields. For more on these fields, see the tabs below.
  4. Click Save.


If you purchased Sacramental Registers, additional features are available. The information you enter here is also updated in the Sacramental Registry if the sacrament was performed at your church (indicated by selecting the Perf. Here option in the Addl field on the sacrament tab).

This information is common to most sacramental certificates.


Additional Field Information

Add Documents
Upload additional documents related to the information you've entered.

Use Default Values
Inserts the default information stored for the family in the program. To include middle names from the member records, go to the Initial Setup window and select Include Middle Names when using the Use Default Values Button on the Student Options tab.

You can customize the names of the other tabs located within the Sacraments section.


Additional Field Information

If needed, select a status for the sacrament.


If you want to refresh sacrament information in the sacramental register, sacraments must have a status.

If needed, select any additional information for the sacrament.


Only sacraments with an Addl option of Perf. Here are included when you refresh sacrament information in the sacramental register.

Profession of Faith
Select if a profession of faith was made. Displays on the Baptism tab and is available only for Catholic parishes. A date field for the profession of faith displays below the check box.

Performed by
Enter up to 150 characters for the name(s) of the celebrants as you want them to display when you print. For example, you can enter "Fr. Brown and Rev. Jones" or "Fr. Brown, John Smith, & Sally Jones".

If you've added the celebrant in the Celebrant Names keyword list, click Celebrant from List to search for or select someone.

Select an option from the drop-down list. To enter a different location, click Add.

To search for a place, click Search Place. Enter any information you know about the place, and click Lookup/OK.

  • If the search finds a single match, then that match is added to the Place field on the sacrament tab.
  • If there are multiple matches, they appear in a grid at the bottom of the search dialog box. You can double-click the one you want or select it and click Select/OK to add it to the Place field on the sacrament tab.

Select if a certificate of verification exists for the sacrament.

Certificate on File
Select if a certificate of verification is on file at the parish.

Enter the volume number, page number, and entry number of the sacramental archive in which the sacrament is recorded. You can enter the numerical value in the field, or click the calculator icon to display the program calculator.

Print Certificate
Click to open the report wizard. To modify a report, copy it, then make your changes to the copy. This prints for the student record you're currently on.

This tab displays a list of sacrament dates. To move the sacrament information within the list, click the reorder icon . To reorder alphabetically, click the reorder icon, then Sort.

If you change the student's status on the Marriage tab to "Widowed" or "Annulled", and click Save, that sacrament information is recorded on the Date List tab.