Sacraments

Baptisms: All baptisms in the parish take place in St Mary’s (Crosserlough) and must be booked through the parish office.

Baptisms are usually scheduled as follows:

First Saturday of the month at 2pm
Second Sunday of the month at 1pm

Reconciliation/Penance: Confessions are available in the parish upon request through the parish office. The Sacrament of Penance also takes place in Cavan Cathedral on Saturdays from 3pm – 4pm and from 7pm – 7.30pm.

Eucharist: The priest distributes Holy Communion during his visits to the sick and housebound of the parish. Ministers of Holy Communion are also available to bring Communion to the sick and housebound.

Should you, or a relative/friend, wish to receive the Eucharist at home, please contact the parish office.

First Holy Communion 2018
St Patrick’s N.S. Celebrated on Sunday, 13th May 2018 in Kilnaleck
St Joseph’s N.S. Celebrated on Saturday, 19th May 2018 in Drumkilly
St Mary’s N.S. –  Celebrated on Sunday, 27th May 2018 in Crosserlough

Confirmation: Confirmation will take place in our parish on Sunday, 19th May 2019 at 3pm.

Marriages: Couples intending to marry in the parish are asked to contact the parish office at St Mary’s Parochial House, Crosserlough. ACCORD Pre-Marriage Courses can be booked at www.accord.ie

Anointing of the Sick and Housebound: The priest visits the sick and housebound in the parish. Please contact the parish office if you, or a relative/friend, would like to be included in the visitation schedule. The parish newsletter lists the days and times for visits across the three church areas.

Holy Orders: The last ordination to take place in our parish was that of Fr James Earley in the summer of 1995. The ceremony took place in St Joseph’s Church, Drumkilly. Fr James was assigned to the Diocese of Nottingham (England) by Bishop McGuinness.