Suspension of Masses


All Masses and other ceremonies will be held without a congregation  with immediate effect.

Please see the statement of Bishop Deenihan on

A printed version of this webpage is available for download here

Beginning tomorrow morning (Friday 13 March 2020), all Masses which are normally scheduled in the parish will be celebrated without a congregation in St Mary’s Church and will be live-streamed via webcam at the usual times.

Masses on Sunday and on St Patrick’s Day
will be broadcast on webcam at 
6:00pm, 7:00pm, (Vigils)
8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am,
11:00am, 12noon, 1:00pm

Opening Hours for St Mary’s Church 
Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 8:00pm
Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm
Sunday: 2:00pm – 8:00pm

Opening Hours for St Oliver’s Church 
Monday – Friday: 3:00pm – 6:00pm

These arrangements will be subject to review. 

Schedule for the coming week:

The following Masses will be relayed via webcam from St Mary’s Church. Please help your neighbours and those who are living on their own to tune in to one of these Masses.

Friday 13 March 7:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am
7:30pm Novena Mass (placing ourselves under the care of Our Blessed Mother)

Saturday 14 March 10:30am, 
6:00pm & 7:00pm

Sunday 15 March 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am
11:00am, 12noon & 1:00pm

Monday 16 March 7:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am
6:00pm & 7:00pm (Vigil Mass)

Tuesday 17 March 8:00am, 9:00am, 10:00am
11:00rn (as Gaeilge)
12noon & 1:00pm

Wednesday 18 March 7:30am, 9:30am, 10:30am
– Friday 20th March 7:30pm (Novena Mass)

Every broadcast Mass will be preceded by the Prayer from the World Meeting of Families (so that every family and household can “tune in” to the Mass.)*

Every broadcast Mass will conclude with the Memorare as requested by the Irish Bishops.*

* These two prayers will be available on the parish bulletin (with scripture readings and reflections). They can be downloaded and shared with neighbours and in nursing homes from Saturday afternoon via The printed bulletin will also be available in St Mary’s during opening hours.

Eucharistic Adoration

will take place in St Mary’s during its opening hours and at all other times in the Adoration Chapel. During this time, the Adoration Chapel will be restricted to a maximum of  four persons.

Priest on Duty

A priest will be available in St Mary’s Church every evening for 90 minutes prior to closure.