Finance 2021 – we’re doing well but right now we need a little help!

In recent weeks funds have dipped into the red. Given all that’s happened it’s amazing that we’ve got this far.

So, this weekend we’re launching a raffle to raise much needed funds for the day to day running of the parish.

First prize is a trailer load of firewood and four additional prizes of luxury…

East Africa Emergency Appeal Nov 06th & 07th

A terrible hunger is raging across East Africa right now, driven by climate change, conflict, swarms of locusts, and Covid-19. Over 30 million children, women, and men are being pushed into starvation. People and their livestock are…

Income & Expenditure 2020

Last weekend – 30th & 31st October – we published the annual accounts for 2020, available here: Income & Expenditure St. Senan’s Church 2020

To be honest we’ve done much better than I expected.

With restrictions in place the church was closed to public worship – and no weekly Mass means no weekly collection!

November – a time to remember and a time for confidence rather than presumption

Yes, we remember in November, but for believers it is not just about remembering – even if the memories are beautiful – it’s about remembering so that we can help all whom we remember to advance in the Kingdom of God.

Please take a little time to list your departed loved ones and perhaps a…

All Souls – Tuesday Nov 02nd

Tuesday November 02nd is All Souls Day. Mass on Tuesday evening at 7.00pm.

All Souls (Nov 02nd) always falls on the day after All Saints (Nov 01st). There’s a difference between the Saints and the Souls – the Saints have arrived into the fullness of the Divine, the souls are still on the way. The…

Holy Day – All Saints Day, Mon Nov 01st

Monday November 01st is All Saints Day and a Holy Day – Mass at 10am and 7pm on Monday.

First Holy Communion 2021

Updated 07th September 2021.
First Communion: Saturday September 25th 11am & 2pm. Parent(s) / Guardian(s) will be notified of the time via Aladdin.
Alternatively, First Communion will be facilitated at any of the…

Blogs, homilies and stuff

So the sky didn’t fall when we repealed the 8th ✅ Completed. Available online at: So the sky didn’t fall when we repealed the 8th. | paddybanville’s Blog

Love is the standard by which God will judge us – but it is love of a much higher standard than we appreciate ✅ Completed. Available…

Electricity Supply Interruption – Webcam down Sunday June 13th

We’ve received notice of an electricity supply interruption on Sunday June 13th 9.00am – 4.00pm. We’ll have no lights, no sound, no Wi-Fi and no webcam. Apologies.

Papal Knighthood for Eugene

During 7pm Mass on Friday last, May 28th., a Papal Knighthood was conferred on Eugene Doyle. The Knighthood was conferred by Bishop Brennan on behalf of Pope Francis in recognition of Eugene’s personal and professional contribution to the Diocese of Ferns.

Since becoming Diocesan Finance Officer in 2004, Eugene has helped to shape and oversee…