Sacraments

Baptism

Baptism is the first of the sacraments and the way in which a person becomes a member of the Catholic Church.

If you are seeking Baptism for your child, please contact the Parish Office to arrange a meeting with Fr Mark. Baptisms are usually celebrated during Mass, however private Baptisms can be arranged. 

First Communion

The Eucharist is the heart and the summit of the Church’s life. In receiving Communion, we increase our union with him, our venial sins are forgiven, and we are preserved from grave sins.

If you are seeking First Holy Communion for your child, please contact the Parish Office to be put in touch with the necessary Catechism classes.

Confirmation

In Confirmation, Christians receive a special outpouring of the Holy Spirit as once the apostles received on the day of Pentecost.

When we were baptised, we received a special grace from God. Confirmation  rounds off and perfects this grace. 

Confirmation candidate are required to attend a minimum amount of classes. Please contact the office for more details.

Holy Matrimony

Marriage is a covenant by which a man and a woman form with each other an intimate communion of life and love. 

 

By its very nature, it is ordered to the good of the couple, as well as to the generation and education of children. 

Contact the Parish Office to arrange a meeting with the priests. Please note that 6 months notice is required and the necessary preparation is required. 

Confessions

The Sacrament of Reconciliation is about the mercy of Jesus Christ. Honestly Confessing our sins reconciles us with God and restores us to His grace and intimate friendship.

 

Confession breaks the power of shame and the hurt of sin and restores and revitalises our relationships within the community of faith in the life of our Church.

Confessions are heard every Saturday between 9am and 10am, alternatively, you can make another arrangement through the office.

Anointing the Sick

This sacrament extends a special grace of spiritual strength, peace, and courage when facing grave illness or old age. 

 

In addition it provides  for the forgiveness of sins, if the sick person was not able to obtain it through the Sacrament of Reconciliation.

If you desire this sacrament for yourself, a friend, or a family member, pease contact  the Parish Office.

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