Sacraments and Funerals

Celebrating the sacraments is at the core of our parish life.

Our big moments in life are marked in a solemn way from womb to tomb.

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

Funeral Arrangements

To arrange a funeral ceremony please contact  one of the priests.

Baptism Arrangements

Baptisms are usually – but not always

On the 1st Sunday of the month at 1.15 pm
On the 3rd Saturday of the month at 12.15 pm
On other Sundays by request / arrangement during 12.00 Mass

No Baptisms during lent. Please do not make any family arrangements until you check the dates with the parish office

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.

Read more about arrangements and the Sacrament of Marriage

Confirmation 2014 was celebrated on Saturday 7th June

There will be no Confirmation in 2015, the next Confirmation will be arranged for 2016

Any adult seeking confirmation please contact the Parish office or Fr Dermot

Read more about dates and the Sacrament of Confirmation

Eucharist and First Communion

The First Holy Communion Ceremony for Good Shepherd Parish took on Sunday 18th May 2014 at 12.00 noon

Read more about dates and the Sacrament of Eucharist

Reconciliation (Confession)

Confessions are now available before the Vigil Mass from 6.45pm -7.05pm.

There will be no confessions after Saturday evening vigil Mass.

Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

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 the Parish Office.

Read more about the Sacrament of the Sick


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. Click below for details.

Read more about the Sacrament of Holy Orders

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