Sacraments and Funerals

Christ is present

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 or Fr. Breen

Baptism Arrangements

Baptisms rotate around the three churches of the Parish. They are held on the first weekend of the month. In Clogherinkoe they take place after the 7.30 pm Mass on Saturday evening. In Broadford after 11.30 am Mass on Sunday. In Johnstownbridge after the 10.00 am Mass on Sunday.

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

Confirmation 2011

Confirmation 2010 will be celebrated in Broadford Church on Pentecost Sunday, 12th June at 2pm. Fr. Breen will administer the Sacrament.

Volunteer leaders are needed for the Parish Confirmation School Programme. If interested contact Joan on 086 809 2098.

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 Roconciliation (Confession) takes place:

1. Before the Saturday evening Vigil Mass
2. Before the First Friday Mass.
Penitential Services take place during Advent and Lent.

Fr. Ger is always available to hear Confessions upon request.

Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

The sick and housebound of the parish are attended by Fr. Ger in their homes on the First Friday of every month. 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 Father Breen.

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.

Read more about the Sacrament of Holy Orders