Tara-Slane 2017

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Tara is a reminder of our pagan past while Slane - according to tradition - is the site where St Patrick lit the first Paschal Fire in Ireland. The pilgrim walk is therefore a journey towards the Light of Christ, a symbol of our faith journey…

Triduum for 15 August 2017

Fr Bryan Shortall OFM Cap will lead us in prayer and reflection during the ceremonies of our parish Triduum as we make our way towards our Parish Feast Day - the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady.   Sunday 13 August: Sunday…

St Oliver Plunkett celebrations 2017

Bishop Michael celebrated Mass and the Anointing of the Sick for the sick, the housebound and nursing home residents around the parish as we marked #PatronDay in the Church of St Oliver Plunkett at Blackcastle. His homily explored the…

Fatima Novena

  *** update: Devotions will continue on the 13th of every month until 13 October 2017.  Photos via parish Facebook feed available here *** A parish novena from 5-13 May will mark the centenary of the apparitions of Our…

Holy Week 2017

Since Ash Wednesday, parishioners have been preparing in different ways to make the journey through Holy Week. This week we will follow the Lord Jesus along his journey into Jerusalem, to the Upper Room and to Calvary. Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 7:30am…

Lenten Series 2017 *update

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Our Wednesday evening reflections this Lent have been dedicated to the words of Christ "I have come so that you may have life." We have explored various aspects of the value and dignity of life. "Challenges to the Value and Dignity…

St Patrick's Day 2017

Thursday 16 March 6:00pm Vigil Mass in St Mary’s Church 7:00pm Vigil Mass in St Oliver’s Church Friday 17 March 8:00am Mass in St Mary’s Church 10:00am Mass in St Oliver’s Church (Traditional Irish Music) 11:00am Aifreann…