Parish News

We welcome all those who join us for Mass

It’s great that more are now able to attend in person.   We are also glad that others join us online. We ask those who attend to please to follow the same procedures as when we were allowed open before, that is, as regards facemasks, social distancing and sanitising hands; entrance is by the front doors and exit by the back doors;…

Parish News 31st July 2022

It is reported in the Irish Catholic this week that the cause for canonisation of 6 Irish priests and 2 others of Irish descent is going to Rome. These are included with 73 others who weremartyred during conflict in Korea between 1950 and 1953. They are very much venerated in Korea now if not well known here in Ireland. It is good…

Finances

The necessary restriction of public worship has profoundly affected the two essential Sunday Mass collections on which parish funds depend. The first collection—as you know—supports clergy ministering throughout the diocese as well as sick and retired priests and priests working in other ministries throughout the diocese. The second collection in the red baskets—the ‘Share’ collection—supports diocesan services to parishes especially disadvantaged parishes.…