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Celebrating the sacraments is at the core of our parish life. Sacraments are our faiths sacred signs bringing Gods grace to life’s important moments.

Here we provide all the details for the celebration of the sacraments in our parish.

Funeral Arrangements

To arrange a funeral ceremony please contact the parish office 01 2859418 or contact any of the priests.

Baptism Arrangements

Baptisms are held on the first and third Sundays of every month after 12.00 p.m. Mass.

A preparation meeting is held on the last Monday of the previous month at 8pm in Our Lady’s Hall. Details are published in the Parish Newsletter. All Baptisms should be arranged through the priests after weekend and weekday Masses.

Read more about dates and the Sacrament of Baptism

Marriage Arrangements

Congratulations on your decision to get married.  For details on all aspects of your Church marriage arrangements and preparation please click on the link below.

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Confirmation is celebrated each year in our parish. The dates for confirmation each year will be announced by Christmas.

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Eucharist and First Communion

First Communion ceremonies take place in the month of May. A programme of preparation takes place throughout the year. For dates and details please click below.

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Reconciliation (Confession)

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) takes place Saturdays:  10.30am – 11am and after 6 p.m. Mass.
Otherwise when requested.

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Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

Every First Friday of the month, the priests visit the housebound with Holy Communion. If you are unable to attend Mass due to illness or frailty and would like to be visited by a priest on the First Friday, please feel free to contact Caitriona i n the Parish Office, Tel: 01 2859418,  to be included on the First Friday visits.

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Holy Orders – Ministry of the Priest

If you have an interest in finding out more about the path to priesthood or the permanent diaconate in this diocese, you are very welcome to contact our Diocesan Vocations Director. There is also a new post as Lay Pastoral Worker in the diocese open to men and women. Click below for details of these offices.

Read more about the Sacrament of Holy Orders