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 the Parish Priest on 046 955 3355.


Baptism is celebrated in our parish at the following times:
Saturday at 12 noon – other times by arrangement

» Read more about 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 the Sacrament of Marriage


Confirmation is celebrated each year in our parish. The dates for confirmation in 2017 will be announced shortly.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Confirmation

Eucharist and First Communion

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

» Read more about the Sacrament of Eucharist

 Reconciliation (Confession)

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) takes place:
Saturdays at 7pm in both Kilshanroe and Derrinturn Churches before 7.30pm Mass.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

The week of the first Friday, 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 at this time, please feel free to contact the Parish Office, Tel: 046 955 3355 to be included on these visits.

»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