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

Bagenalstown: Every Saturday at 5.00pm
Newtown: Saturdays by appointment with Priest
Ballinkillen: Saturdays by appointment with Priest

» Read more about the Sacrament of Baptism

Marriage Arrangements

Congratulations on your decision to get married.  Exciting time ahead! For details on your church wedding please click the link below.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Marriage

Eucharist and First Communion

First Communion ceremonies 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)

Bagenalstown: Every Saturday 6.30 to 7.00pm
Newtown: Before First Friday Mass
Ballinkillen: Before First Friday Mass

» Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Confirmation

Confirmation is celebrated each year in our parish.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Confirmation

Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

The sick and housebound are visited by the priests and Eucharistic Ministers in their homes. If you would like to receive the sacraments in your home, please let us know.

» Read more about the Sacrament of the Sick

Priesthood / Diaconate

If you would like to talk about becomimg a priest or permanent deacon please contact the Diocesan Vocations Director (for details click below), or talk to Fr. Paddy or Fr. Declan.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Holy Orders

Alter Servers

If you would like to apply to become an Alter Server in our Parish, download the form below, fill it in and return it to the Parish Office.

Altar-Server-Form