Posts by Donal Bergin

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We Are Back for Public Mass

by Donal Bergin

A big thank you to everyone in relation to the public Masses on Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th July.  To the volunteers for assisting with the new arrangements and to you the congregation of St. Teresa’s.  We all hope that the new arrangements are not off-putting for you and that indeed you find reassurance in […]

Baptisms

by Donal Bergin

Baptisms will be celebrated on the 1st and 3rd Saturday of each month at 2 p.m.  We will continue to need to restrict numbers attending.  

Weddings

by Donal Bergin

Wedding ceremonies can still take place, but for now with small numbers.  Many couples have had to re-arrange their wedding plans.  

Funerals

by Donal Bergin

Attendance at funerals is now widened to up to 50 members of close family.  People standing outside the church before and after funerals honouring the deceased are asked to keep the social distance of two metres between each other.

Thank You!

by Donal Bergin

THANK YOU! The Parish Team and Marist Community would like to thank everyone who contacted them to wish them well and to ask how they are doing.  That is great support. THANK YOU! Thank You for your mindfulness to continue with the donations (Envelopes, Shrines, Diocese, Easter Dues, Trócaire, St. Vincent de Paul, Once-off donations). THANK YOU! Thank […]

Church Guide of St. Teresa’s Church

by Donal Bergin

As you know Fr. Alois produced a wonderful Church Guide of St. Teresa’s Church containing 60 A4 pages including coloured illustrations.  It was published just before the imposition of the major restrictions in March.  Many of you have acquired a copy since then.  Due to the present circumstances, it is not possible to hold a […]

Parish Property Development

by Donal Bergin

The plans are progressing well for the sale and building of a new parish presbytery and parish pastoral centre.  Legal contracts are being drawn up, drawings are being finalised and planning permission documents being prepared.

First Holy Communion Masses

by Donal Bergin

The children from 2nd Class in the various schools in the parish will celebrate their First Holy Communion at three separate Masses on Saturdays 11th, 18th, and 25th of July at 12 noon. We ask that attendance at these First Holy Communion Masses be reserved just for their families and invited guests and not for the general […]

Documenting Pandemic 2020

by Donal Bergin

In different ways we document the experience of the pandemic in our parish.  At the back of the church you still see the rainbows, painted & knitted.

Sunday Masses Celebrated at the Usual Times

by Donal Bergin

Parishioners and Friends of St. Teresa’s Sunday Masses will be celebrated in St. Teresa’s Church at the usual times, i.e. Saturday Vigil Mass at 6.30 p.m. and Sunday Masses at 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. The Church can accommodate 90 safely while keeping people 2 metres apart.  We still encourage people to come at least […]