Ash Wednesday

February 17th is Ash Wednesday.

Blessed Ashes in sealed plastic bags have been available for collection from the Church since Monday February 15th.

To help prevent the spread of infection:

One sealed plastic bag per household.

Please DO NOT share ashes from your bag with other households.

There’s also an A3 folded page on which…

Financial Update February 2021

I’m afraid that during the past week we depleted our financial resources and the parish account slipped into the red.

Firstly, let me say that it’s taken almost a year of the pandemic for this to happen. I find this truly amazing and testament to the generosity of the contributing parishioners of St. Senan’s Church.


On Wednesday January 27th a person attempted to force open the secure collection box in St. Senan’s Church.

Having studied the CCTV we know that the collection box contained just two envelopes at the time, a priests envelope and a parish envelope.

The intruder spent approximately 31 minutes in the Church, entering at 12.51 and…

Statement of Archbishop Eamon Martin on the publication of the report by the Commission of Inquiry into Mother & Baby Homes

I welcome the publication of the Mother & Baby Homes Report.

As a Church leader today, I accept that the Church was clearly part of that culture in which people were frequently stigmatized, judged and rejected. For that, and for the long-lasting hurt and emotional distress that has resulted,…

Archbishop Eamon Martin is Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland

Parish Office – open by appointment only

The Parish Office will reopen on Wednesday January 06th but by appointment only. Please call 053 9261729 and Linda will respond to all queries with due regard to Level 5 Restrictions.

Annual St. Vincent de Paul Church Collection December 05/06

This weekend – December 05/06 – we welcome St. Vincent de Paul to St. Senan’s Church for their annual Christmas collection.

Churches are reopened but numbers permitted to attend for…

Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards

Some of the beautiful Christmas Mass Bouquet Cards available now from the Parish Office.

The Parish Office is located in the Community Centre, Shannon Hill, below O’Callaghan Centra on the opposite side of the street.

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday; 10.00am – 5.00pm (may be closed for lunch 1-2pm); Tuesday and Thursday 10.00am –…

On-line booking for Mass

Advance online booking is advised for 7.00pm Mass on Saturday and 11.00am on Sunday.
You’ll need to create a user account (use your email and create a…

Welcome back – resumption of public Mass

Welcome back to St. Senan’s!
Up to 50 people with the following protective measures:
2m social distancing guidelines adhered to (members of the same household can sit/stand close together).
Wearing of face coverings (preferably a mask rather than a…

Castle Gardens Mass

Every Monday at 2.30pm Mass will be celebrated via the webcam for the residents of Castle Gardens Nursing Home. This means that during Covid-19 restrictions (level 2 and above) St. Senan’s Church will be closed to the public every Monday 2.10pm – 3.00pm approx. I apologize to regular afternoon visitors to the Church. Hopefully most…