First Communion Parish Preparation Programme 2023

First Communion Parish Preparation Programme


Venue: St. Senan’s Church

Time: Saturdays 3.00pm



Session 1: (St Senan’s Primary School First Communion candidates – all three classes – divided into two groups for Sessions 1 and 2)


Feb 25 St. Senan’s Primary School Group 1


Mar 04 St. Senan’s Primary School Group…

Christmas Carols & Festive Treats

Join us this evening – Wednesday December 21st – at 7.00pm in St. Senan’s Church for Christmas Carols with St. Senan’s Church Choir followed by some delicious festive treats.

Christmas Mass Times St. Senan’s Church and across the Enniscorthy Pastoral Area

St. Senan’s Church

Christmas Eve 7.00pm

Christmas Day 9.00am & 11.00am


St. Aidan’s Cathedral

Christmas Eve 6.00pm & 9.00pm

Christmas Day 10.00am & 12noon


St. Joseph’s Church Marshalstown

Christmas Eve 2.30pm & 9.00pm

Christmas Day 11.00am


All Saints Castledockrell

Christmas Eve 6.00pm

Christmas Day 9.30am

Parish Office – limited service until Thurs Dec 15th

Unfortunately, Linda is on sick-leave so the office is currently operating a reduced service. At the moment it looks like the office will return to regular hours on Thursday December 15th.

Meanwhile the office will be open:

Wednesday December 14th 10.00am – 1.00pm.

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…