Sacraments

Celebrating the sacraments is at the core of Donaghmore 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

Baptism is celebrated in our parish at the following times:

» Read more about the Sacrament of Baptism

Reconciliation (Confession)

Regular times for the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) are listed with the mass times for each church see here.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Reconciliation

Eucharist and First Communion

In the Parish of Donaghmore, First Communion is celebrated when children are in Primary 4. Preparation for First Communion is shared by the parish, the school and the family. In school children follow the Alive-O Religious Education programme.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Eucharist

Confirmation

Confirmation is celebrated each year in our parish. Confirmation will take place on Friday 1st March 2019 at 5pm.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Confirmation

Marriage Arrangements

Please contact Fr. Moore see here. The priest will direct you to the civil and church requirements and the timescales involved, and the various documents required.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Marriage

Sacrament of the Sick – Housebound

The sick and housebound of the parish are attended by in their homes by the members of the parish team every month. Ministers of the Eucharist are also available to distribute Holy Communion to the sick on Sundays or in time of need.

» Read more about the Sacrament of the Sick

Priesthood / Diaconate

If you have an interest finding out more about the path to priesthood or the permanent diaconate in Armagh Diocese, please contact Fr. Moore see here.
You are also very welcome to contact our Diocesan Vocations Director: Fr. Peter McAnenley, Armagh Diocese see here.

» Read more about the Sacrament of Holy Orders

Funerals

In the event of the death of a loved one, please contact Fr. Moore see here. The priest will discuss the Requiem Mass and arrangements for burial in the parish.