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 St. Catherine's Church

Meath St.,  Dublin 8

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Phone: 01-4543356


Reg. Charity No. (RCN) 20016166






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  Holy Week & Easter Services



 Mass Times

Thurs, Fri & Sat.  at 10 a.m.

Sunday Mass 11am


The Ceremony

The Sacrament of Baptism is broken up into a number of sections

The Naming Ceremony

The Liturgy of the Word

Prayers of the Faithful

Litany of the Saints

Anointing with the Oil of Catechumenate

Blessing of the Water

Renewal of Baptismal Promises


Anointing with the Oil of Chrism

Priests and Kings were anointed with oil and set apart as God’s special leaders. In the same way the oil of chrism is a reminder that we share the power of Christ the Priest: to offer praise and thanks to God the Father, we share the power of Christ the Prophet: that we may speak words of peace and encouragement, and we share the power of Christ the King: that we may serve God in the world through our work, making a better world in serving the needs of others.

Putting on of the Baptismal Robe

The new Christian wore the white garment for a week as a sign that he had taken on a new way of life.

 Lighting of the Baptismal Candle

 Ephata Prayer

 Our Father

 Final Blessings