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Sacramental Dates for Duleek & Donore Parishes 2024

As the Summer holidays approach the Diocesan Office has announced the schedule of Confirmation 2024. 

Confirmation will take place in St Cianán’s Church, Duleek on Tuesday 20th February.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated on the following days:

Donore & Knockcommon Schools                                         Saturday 11th May

Mounthanover, Cushenstown & Duleek Boys Schools          Saturday 18th May

Bellewstown & Duleek Girls Schools                                     Saturday 25th May

Before the Summer break details of Enrolment, preparation to be undertaken throughout the pastoral year 2023/2024 and ceremony times will be confirmed.

Please keep an eye to the parish website, parish facebook page and weekly newsletters for ongoing updates.

Cemetery Sunday Weekend 10th/11th June 2023

Blessing of the graves will take place on Saturday 10th June at 5pm in Crossmacole Cemetery and in St. Mary’s Abbey after the Vigil Mass. On Sunday 11th at 1pm in Holy Cross & Good Shepherd cemeteries.

Sacramental Calendar 2023

Confirmation Wednesday 1st March 2023

Donore, Knockcommon & Cushenstown Schools @ 10am in St Cianán’s Church, Duleek

Duleek Girls & Bellewstown Schools @ 12noon in St Cianán’s Church, Duleek

Duleek Boys & Mounthanover Schools @ 2pm in St Cianán’s Church, Duleek

First Holy Communion 2023

Saturday 13th may

Knockcommon                    10am in the Nativity of Our Lady’s Rossnaree  

Donore NS                           12noon in the Nativity of Our Lady, Donore

Saturday 20th may

Cushenstown NS &              10am in the Church of St. Cianán, Duleek Mounthanover NS

Duleek Boys NS                   12noon in the Church of St. Cianán, Duleek

Saturday 27th may          

Duleek Girls NS                    10am in the Church of St. Cianán, Duleek

Bellewstown NS                   12noon in the Church of St. Therésé, Bellewstown

Christmas Masses 2022

We are delighted to invite you to join with us for the celebration of Christmas Mass

Christmas Eve

  • On Christmas Eve at 5pm and 9pm in the Church of St. Cianán, Duleek
  • & in the Church of St. Therésè, Bellewstown at 7pm.

Christmas Day

  • On Christmas Day at 9am and 12noon in the Church of St.Cianán, Duleek
  • & in the Church of St. Therésè, Bellewstown at 10am

Confessions for Christmas

  • in St. Cianán’s Duleek, Saturday 17th Dec. 12-1pm
  • & Sunday 18th Dec. 10:30-11:30am
  • & Christmas Eve 11-12noon

Enrolment for Confirmation and First Holy Communion 2023

After Mass this weekend and next the Enrolment Forms for the children who wish to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation and make their First Holy Communion, will be distributed at the altar. These Enrolment Forms are to be presented at Mass on the weekend of Mission Sunday 22/23rd October when we will celebrate Mission – You will be My Witnesses! Confirmation 1st March; First Confession 11th March; First Holy Communion 20th May (Mount Hanover/Cushenstown & Duleek Boys) & 27th May (Duleek Girls & Bellewstown) Times for all ceremonies to be confirmed later.

Confirmation and First Holy Communion 2023

We were waiting until next week to publish dates for all the sacraments in 2023.

As some parents have already been notified by the schools, we can confirm that the Confirmation date is Wednesday 1st March 2023.

Please note no dates are available yet for First Holy Communion.  More details will be announced at the weekend Masses on 24th & 25th September.

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