Celebrating the Sacraments is central to our Christian life and to the liturgical life of the Parish community. Each of the Sacraments is a solemn moment in which we recognise the powerful grace of God at work in us. On this page you will find a brief introduction to each of the seven Sacraments with a link to more information on each Sacrament.
This is the first Sacrament a person receives. It is the formal welcoming into the Christian community. It is the beginning of life’s journey in the Christian faith.
Reconciliation / Confession
This Sacrament acknowledges God’s abundant mercy and forgiveness for us when we sin and fail to live the commandment to love. We are reconciled with God and have the opportunity to start afresh at Christian living.
This Sacrament celebrates the presence of Jesus with us in Holy Communion as the Bread of Life, who feeds and nourishes us to enable us to live our Christian lives
This Sacrament is the confirming of the faith professed at Baptism. We receive the gifts of the Holy Spirit to help us in our commitment to live as disciples of Jesus.
Sacrament of the Sick
This Sacrament recalls the healing ministry of Jesus. It gives strength to people in moments of illness and human frailty.
This Sacrament celebrates the commitment of a man and woman as they pledge themselves in love to each other as husband and wife.
This Sacrament celebrates the Ordination of a deacon, priest or bishop who is called by God to a life of ministry to the spiritual needs of the Christian community.