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 the Parish Office on (046) 9551203 or contact Fr Seán Maher.

Baptism Arrangements

Baptisms rotate around the three churches of the Parish. They are held on Saturday’s at 12 noon.

Read more about dates and the Sacrament of Baptism

Marriage Arrangements

Congratulations on your decision to get married. It’s an exciting time with lots of wedding planning ahead!

Read more about arrangements and the Sacrament of Marriage


Read more about the Sacrament of Confirmation

Eucharist and First Communion

First Communion is celebrated in each of the churches of the parish every year.

Read more about the Sacrament of Eucharist

Reconciliation (Confession)

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) takes place:

On the first Friday of every month in Broadfrod church from 6:30pm to 7:15pm.

Penitential Services take place during Advent and Lent.

Fr. Seán Maher is always available to hear Confessions upon request.

Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

The first week of every month the sick and housebound of the parish are attended by Fr. Seán Maher in their homes. Lay Ministers of the Eucharist are also available to distribute Holy Communion to the sick on Sundays or in time of need.

Many sick people also like to receive the sacrament of the sick and are strengthened and affirmed. If you would like to receive the Eucharist or the sacrament of the sick or know someone who would please contact the Parish Office or Fr. Sean Maher.

Read more about the Sacrament of the Sick

Holy Orders – Ministry of the Priest

Priests journey with people as they celebrate the beginning of life and as they mourn its ending. They bless the joyous love of couples at Marriage and nourish the steps of children, schools and families as people are prepared for First Confession, First Communion and Confirmation.