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.

On this page we will provide all the details for the celebration of the sacraments and there is a link to more information on each sacrament.

Baptism Arrangements

Mountmellick Parish Church: Baptism Ceremonies are held on the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of every month at 5.00pm. Please give one months notice.

To register an upcoming baptism, please complete the following form and return it to the Parish Office.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Baptism

Marriage Arrangements

In this diocese, church weddings can take place on any day other than Sundays and major feast days..

» 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)

Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) takes place:
Mountmellick Parish Church:
Every Friday: 10.30am.
Every Saturday: 7.00 to 7.30 pm
Anytime on request.

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Confirmation is celebrated each year in our parish. The dates for confirmation in 20xx will be announced by Christmas.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Confirmation


To arrange a funeral ceremony please contact the parish office Tel: 057 862 4390 or contact any of the priests.

Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick

During the week following the First Friday of the month, 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 on the First Friday, please feel free to contact Carol in the Parish Office, Tel: 057 862 4390, to be included on the Communion Calls Visits.

» Read more about the Sacrament of the Sick

Holy Orders

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