The Sacraments

See information below about The Sacraments

The Sacraments

Please see below for information on each of the sacraments and if you would like to contact us direct,  please click here

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  • To download a pdf Application Request and Details for The Sacrament of Baptism, please click here
  • Twice monthly, normally one Saturday and one Sunday at 12.30 p.m.
  • Please check dates with the Parish Office (Tel: 01 – 4524702).
  • Both parents need to attend a Baptism Preparation Meeting to confirm the Baptism of their child.
  • For the date and time of the Baptism Preparation Meetings, please check with the Parish Office.
  • Please give at least four weeks notice through the Parish Office.
Sacrament of Reconciliation - Confession
  • Saturday after 10.00 a.m. Mass; and 5.30 p.m. – 5.50 p.m. (Before 6 p.m. Vigil Mass) by request.
Celebration of the Eucharist - Mass
  • To see Mass Times for Sundays, Weekdays and Holy Days please click here.
Sacrament of First Holy Communion
  • The Sacrament of First Holy Communion will take place on ………
Sacrament of Confirmation

The Sacrament of Confirmation took place at the 10:00 am and 12:00 noon Masses  on Saturday 5 and 7 September.

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Sacrament of Matrimony/Marriage

It is important that you contact the Priest of your Parish of Residence (where you are living at present) at the same time you are booking the Church and reception venue for your Marriage.

  • This must be done whether the wedding is in Ireland or abroad.
  • This begins the Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Forms, to ensure you are free to celebrate Marriage in the Roman Catholic Church.
  • At the latest, please give Six Months notice.  
  • This is irrespective of what Church the wedding will be taking place in.  Independently, you need to make contact with the Civil Registrar of Marriages.
Marriage Preparation Course

It is essential that you partake in a Marriage Preparation Course, and Booking a Marriage.  Preparation Course should happen at the same time as Booking the Church for your Wedding Day.  We, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church Parish of Firhouse, recommend:

A copy of the Certificate of Attendance will need to be included with your Pre-Nuptial Enquiry Forms.

Live Streaming of Mass

Mass is live streamed for anyone who wishes to tune in from their homes. Although our suppliers have the camera focused on the Sanctuary, please be aware that you may be on camera from time to time.

Please note Mass will only be streamed at Mass time.

Click here to join Mass live.

We hope you enjoy the stream!

Please note, our Live Mass streaming link has changed to:

Please be aware that from time to time we are experiencing transmission problems which may affect the live broadcast.  We are working to have this rectified and apologise for any inconvenience.

Parish of Firhouse

Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel