New Ross Parish

St. Mary’s & St. Michael’s Parish Church

New Ross, Co. Wexford, Ireland. Eircode Y34 N677

Parish Office 051-421348
Priest on Duty 051-421214



Arranging a Baptism As Parents, it is your faith that carries your child to the baptismal font. It is the Parents and God-Parents who make the baptismal promises for the child. It is a promise made before God and the gathered Church.

Baptisms are celebrated every Saturday at 4.30pm and every Sunday at 1 pm. 

Baptisms must be booked at least one month in advance. Please bring a copy of the child’s birth certificate with you when booking.

If you live outside the Parish of New Ross, you must get a Letter of Permission from your Parish Priest to have your child baptised in the Parish Church before the booking can be accepted.

A priest of the parish will contact you a few days prior to the Baptism and arrange a suitable time to meet with you.

Choosing Godparents.

A Godfather and a Godmother.


  • must be at least 16 years of age.
  • must have received the three Sacraments of Christian Initiation - Baptism, Confirmation and Holy Communion.
  • should have the maturity and intention to carry out the responsibilities of Godparent.

To enquire about Baptism, please contact the parish office. 051 421348.

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New Ross Parish Community strives to be a welcoming life-giving PEOPLE, nourished by FAITH, WORSHIP of God and SERVICE of all in the example of Jesus Christ.