Celebration of the sacraments

 
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Infant Baptism is celebrated upon request to the Parish Priest. Prior to Baptism parents of those to be baptised are invited to attend a few sessions of preparation with the Parish Priest and a parishioner 

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is celebrated each Saturday evening a 5.30.p.m. and at other times upon request to the Parish Priest.

 

Children and parents are supported in helping to prepare children to celebrate the Sacraments of Reconciliation and the Eucharist for the first time by catechists within the parish. A series of meetings are held each year, at present after the Sunday morning Mass. Children celebrate their First Holy Communion together at a Sunday morning Mass. This last took place on Sunday 18th June 2017.

 

The Sacrament of Confirmation is celebrated on approximately a three yearly cycle. Catechists within the parish support the preparation of young people to celebrate this Sacrament. The Sacrament of Confirmation was last celebrated in the parish in October 2017.

 

The Sacrament of Marriage is celebrated upon request to the Parish Priest. Those preparing to celebrate this Sacrament are invited to attend a suitable marriage preparation course.

 

The Sacrament of the Sick is celebrated upon request to the Parish Priest.