Sacraments and Funerals
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.
Here we provide all the details for the celebration of the sacraments in our parish.
To arrange a funeral ceremony please contact one of the priests.
Baptism takes place in St Joseph’s, Baltinglass on the 1st Sunday of every month at 11.45am.
In St Mary’s Church, Stratford and St Oliver Plunkett’s Church, Grangecon the times vary, so please contact the Parish Office for confirmation.
Weddings should be booked through the Parish Office or one of the priests. A minimum of three months notice should be given.
Confirmation in St Joseph’s Church Baltinglass takes place on Sunday 18th April @ 12.30pm.
Eucharist and First Communion
First Holy Communion Dates 2010
Stratford: Sunday 25th April @ 11am
Baltinglass: Sunday 9th May @ 12.30pm
Grange Con: Sunday 16th May @ 11am
Sacrament of Roconciliation (Confession) takes place every Saturday after the 6p.m. Mass in St. Joseph’s Church.
Housebound and Sacrament of the Sick
The sick and housebound are visited by the priests and Eucharistic Ministers in their homes. If you would like to receive the sacraments in your home, please let us know.
Holy Orders – Ministry of the Priest
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.