Celebration of the Sacraments
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Anointing of the sick
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 parishioners.
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 preparation programme starts in January each year when a series of meetings for parents and children are be held in the church hall before the Sunday morning Mass. Children celebrate their First Holy Communion together at a Sunday morning Mass in May. Full details of dates for 2020 are given here.
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.
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