Pastoral Ministry


Parents need to see one of the priests and then attend the Baptismal Preparation Course

before their child’s Baptism can be booked.

First Holy Communion

Classes start in September each year and registration is notified in the Parish Newsletter.

First Holy Communion takes place in May.

Children should be in School Year 3 (7 years or older at the start of the class).


Classes start in September. Registration is notified in the Parish Newsletter.

Preparation takes place on Sunday afternoons.

Candidates should be 14 years of age or older when they begin their preparation.

Sacrament of Reconciliation

This Sacrament is administered every Friday from 7.00 to 7.20pm

and Saturday at 10.30 to 11.30am & 5.30 to 6.20pm

or at any time on request.


If you are planning to get married at the Saint Cedd’s Parish,

please call the Parish Office and make an appointment to see the Parish Priest.

You need to give at least six months’ notice so that marriage preparation and paperwork can be completed.

You will also need to attend a Marriage Preparation Course.

Sacrament of the Sick, Home Visits & Hospital

If you or someone you know is in hospital or housebound and would like us to visit them,

please contact the Parish Office.

If there is an urgent need, please dial the hospital switchboard on 02089 83 80 00

and ask for them to contact a Roman Catholic Priest.

Please make clear the faith of the patient that your request is for a Roman Catholic Priest.

Children’s Liturgy of the Word

This takes place during 11am Mass on Sunday during school term-time only.

RCIA (Journey in Faith)

This course, for adults who wish to become Catholics,

begins usually in September and runs until the following Easter when Sacraments of Baptism,

Confirmation and Holy Communion are received.

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