Sacraments

Ferrybank Parish offers the following sacramental services:

Baptism

Baptism will be celebrated on the First Sunday of the month in Ferrybank at 1.00pm (alternating with Slieverue every other month) and also on the third Saturday of the month at 3pm and if the number of children to be baptised exceeds four a further time will be available at 4pm.

Parents who wish to have a child baptised are required to attend a  pre baptism information evening which is held on the first Tuesday of every month except during July & August. To book a place contact the Parish Office  051 830813.

Baptism is celebrated only on the dates given.  The Parishes reserve the right to change dates if  necessary.  Please circulate dates and times for 2020 to family members who wish to have a baptism in Ferrybank/Slieverue & especially those living abroad so that  they can make travel arrangements to coincide with the dates available.

The dates of Baptism and the preparation meetings are available from the Parish Office and will be placed on our notice board and also published on our parish website.

The dates of Baptism and the preparation meetings are available from the Parish Office and will be placed on our notice board and also published on our parish website.

Read more about the sacrament of Baptism.

First Holy Communion

First Holy Communion takes place on Saturday 16th May, 2020 at 11am.

Read more about the sacrament of First Eucharist.

Confirmation

Confirmation Friday 3rd April,  2020 at 11am.

Read more about the sacrament of Confirmation.

Marriage

Thinking of getting married?  Three months notice of Marriage is required. For more details contact the Parish Office.

Read more about the sacrament of Marriage.

Reconciliation (Confession)

Reconciliation (Confession) is available every Saturday after the vigil Mass at 7:30pm. Priest available by appointment.  For more information contact the Parish Office.

Read more about the sacrament of Reconciliation.

Priesthood/ Diaconate

The ongoing life of the Church depends on vocations to the priesthood.  Our diocese has a director of vocations and we would be happy to make an introduction for any interested candidates.  Talk to either Fr. Crotty or Fr. Dempsey or contact the Parish Office for more information.

Read more about the sacrament of the Priesthood.

Sacrament of the Sick – Housebound

The Priests of the parish attend to our sick at home and in hospitals.  Many like to receive the Sacrament of the Sick and are strengthened and affirmed.  If you would like to receive the Sacrament of the Sick, or you know someone who would like to receive the Sacrament of the Sick, please contact the Parish Office.

Read more about the sacrament of Anointing of the Sick.

Funeral

To assist families in the most difficult of circumstances of having to let go of a loved one, we have put together a helpful booklet containing Readings, Psalms and sample Prayers of the Faithful.  This booklet is available as a downloadable PDF.  Please click here to view.