Parents/Guardians First Communion 2023

Dear Parent(s)/Guardians(s),

Jesus be praised!

At this stage I am hopeful that we have put Covid 19 behind us and we can now begin the process of returning to a more social preparation for First Communion.

To begin the process, you are requested to register your child with the parish. Registration Forms are available online…

New Pastoral Area Mass Times effective August 15th 2022

The decisions we’re now making weigh heavily on me. Perhaps that’s been my dominant feeling in recent days – just the pressure of making these decisions even if they’re not my decisions alone and due largely to circumstances beyond the control of all involved.

I’m aware too that I’m experiencing a deep sadness. Perhaps that’ll…

Annual Holidays Aug 22nd – Aug 26th

The Parish Office will be closed for annual holidays August 22nd – August 26th and will reopen on Monday August 29th at 10.00am. If you need to contact us please call 086 7913919

New Pastoral Area

As most will already know Bishop Nash has a created a new Pastoral Area containing the parishes of St. Senan’s, St Aidan’s and Marshalstown/Castledockrell (four churches).

The four churches will be serviced by three priests, Frs. Tom Dalton, Billy Caulfield and Paddy Banville.

Bishop Nash has requested that Fr. Banville resides in Marshalstown.

Frs. Dalton…

Mass on Vinegar Hill Sunday 10th July

The 9am Mass on Sunday July 10th will be celebrated on Vinegar Hill – weather forecast is very good.

Finance Update 19.06.2022

For the immediate future – the weeks ahead:

We’ve received an interest-free loan from a parishioner that will help us in the short term.

We will introduce as soon as possible – hopefully for the weekend of 25th & 26th June – what’s known as split-the-pot. Envelopes will be available here (St. Senan’s Church) and…

Finance 12.06.2022

We’re struggling financially – at the moment we’re behind on some of our regular commitments, up to three weeks behind. I’ve asked for a Finance Meeting this week and we’ll look at how we can address it but it seems inevitable that as we move forward there is going to be a need for intermittent…

Corpus Christi Procession Thursday June 16th

The Corpus Christi Procession (the Blessed Sacrament is carried from St Senan’s to St Aidan’s) takes place on Thursday June 16th at 7pm.

Please gather in the grounds of St. Senan’s Church (6.45pm for 7.00pm) to walk with the Blessed Sacrament to St. Aidan’s Cathedral for Benediction on arrival.

If you’re not joining us you’re…

Prayer for Peace: Every Tuesday 10am-7pm

Day of Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament for Peace in Ukraine, Europe and the world, every Tuesday 10am – 7pm.

I recommend adding a sacrifice or sacrifices to your prayer. Our Lady always asks that we accompany our prayer with sacrifices – she recommends fasting in particular. I know from experience that it’s always easier…

Parish Office Closed 19-22 April

The Parish Office will be closed 19-22 April and will reopen on Monday April 25th. Reminder: Linda is in the Presbytery on Monday mornings.