Confession charts in other languages

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Penance & Reconciliation

Confession enables us to experience God’s love and mercy. When we sincerely tell our sins out loud and are granted absolution by God (acting though the priest), we get a fresh start and put our sins behind us. Through confession, we learn that God’s love and mercy really are boundless.

Holy Orders

“Holy Orders is the sacrament through which the mission entrusted by Christ to his apostles continues to be exercised in the Church until the end of time; thus it is the sacrament of apostolic ministry. It includes three degrees: episcopate, presbyterate and diaconate” [Catechism of the Catholic Church, 1536]. The essential rite of this sacrament […]

Anointing Of The Sick

Every First Friday of the month, the priests of the parish bring Holy Communion to those who are housebound and also offer the Sacrament of Reconciliation, if desired. Many sick people also like to receive the Sacrament of the Sick. If you (or a family member or neighbour) are unable to attend Mass due to […]

Marriage / Matrimony

Marriage is the lifelong, irrevocable union of one man and one woman. It is an intimate communion of life and love. God’s plan for marriage is that a man and a woman give themselves 100% to each other. God intends the spouses to find joy, delight and hope, creating with Him a new ‘wholeness’ so concrete that a new […]

The Eucharist

The Eucharist is the sacrament which really, truly and substantially contains the Body, Blood, Soul and Divinity of our Lord Jesus Christ ‘The other sacraments, and indeed all ecclesiastical ministries and works of the apostolate, are bound up with the Eucharist and are oriented toward it. For in the blessed Eucharist is contained the whole […]


We are very happy each year to welcome students from St Michael’s College, who receive the Sacrament of Confirmation in our Parish. Some background on the sacrament follows. History of the Sacrament At first it was a matter of the laying on of hands, but early on, the better to signify the gift and the […]


Introduction Jesus instructed his disciples to proclaim the Gospel to the world and to baptize all people. Our Lord also makes clear that Baptism is necessary for salvation (John 3:5). Faithful to this commandment the Church welcomes individuals into communion with Christ through Baptism. The sacrament marks the entry into a life of faith. The […]

Introduction to the Sacraments

What are the Sacraments? The Latin word sacramentum means ‘a sign of the sacred’. The seven sacraments of the Church are outward signs, instituted by Christ, that confer grace upon those who receive them. The material and spoken actions present in the different rituals point to what is sacred and significant for Christians. In this sense sacraments […]