Posts by Donal Bergin

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Blessings and Carols Service

by Donal Bergin

Our annual Blessings and Carols Service will take place in the Church on Friday 14th December at 7.30 p.m.  It is an evening of music, prayer and reflection in preparation of Christmas.  Afterwards all are invited to stay for a glass of mulled wine or another hot drink.  Please feel free to invite any members of your family, friends […]

Marist Missions Christmas Cards

by Donal Bergin

In the last few years our Christmas cards for the Marist Missions were a great success and we are delighted to offer them again this year.  They are now available for sale at the back of the Church after all Masses. Five cards for €3 You can also contribute to the work of Marist Missionaries abroad […]

Blessing of the Child Jesus

by Donal Bergin

Everyone is invited to bring the Child Jesus from their own Christmas crib at home to the Church for it to be blessed during any of the Masses of the weekend of Saturday 15th and Sunday 16th December.  This so-called Bambinelli blessing is a symbolic way to prepare for the coming of Jesus Christ at Christmas.

Advent Family Photo Gallery

by Donal Bergin

This Advent we will be placing a large notice board near the Christmas tree which will be used as a photo gallery. People are invited and encouraged to bring along photos of family members who cannot be here to celebrate Christmas (this could be through bereavement or emigration or other reasons) in our parish or […]

Advent Penitential Service

by Donal Bergin

The Advent Penitential Service will take place in the Church on Tuesday 18th December at 7.30 p.m.  The priests will be available for individual confession during the service.

Weekday Evening Mass During Advent

by Donal Bergin

During the weekdays of Advent, Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.  There will be no evening Mass on Friday 14th December (Blessings and Carols Service) and Tuesday 18th December (Advent Penitential Service).

Advent and Christmas Ceremonies 2018

by Donal Bergin

The times for Advent and Christmas ceremonies are available in a leaflet at the back of the Church. The details of the ceremonies are as follows:- Monday to Friday throughout Advent Mass is celebrated every morning at 10 a.m. and every evening at 7.30 p.m. N.B.  NO Evening Mass on Friday 14th and Tuesday 18th December Friday 14th December […]

Marist Calendars 2019

by Donal Bergin

As in previous years, the parish will give out Marist Calendars after all Christmas Masses as well as after the Blessings and Carols Service on Friday 14th December 2018 at 7.30 p.m.

Donore Community Memorial Service

by Donal Bergin

On Friday 14th December at 5 p.m. the lightning of the Christmas Tree, in remembrance of all those who have died through addiction, will take place at the Donore Youth & Community Centre.

Recently Deceased

by Donal Bergin

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Harry Pujolas, formerly of O’Curry Rd. May Harry rest in peace.