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Castlecomer Parish Castlecomer Parish

Welcome to our Parish

The people of our parish show a great pride in our Church and parish and we hope to continue the excellent work of our predecessors and the various organisations and committees within the parish.

If you contribute to the life of the parish by attending Mass and other celebrations, give your time and talents as a volunteer in one of the many lay ministries and/or provide financial support. We would like to offer our sincere thanks and encourage you to continue to be part of our parish family as it grows and develops.

Mass Times

Church of the Immaculate Conception

Monday - Friday 9am (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Saturday 10am (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Sunday Vigil Mass (Saturday) 7pm (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Sunday 8am & 11am (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Holy Days of Obligation. 8am & 11am(Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Vigil Mass 7:30pm (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)
Public Holidays 10am (Please wear a face mask and keep social distance)

Notices

Pastoral Letter Advent 2021

November 29, 2021

Pastoral Letter Advent 2021

Bishop Denis Nulty Apostolic Administrator of Ossory

Advent is one of the shorter seasons in our Church calendar. It begins a new cycle of liturgy each year. I sometimes think the Church has struggled to convey the…


Feast of The Immaculate Conception (Patronal Feast for Castlecomer)

November 27, 2021

Our Parish is under the patronage of Mary, The Immaculate Conception. This feast day is on December 8th; this year parishioners are welcome to celebrate our patronal feast day at the following Mass times:

Tuesday 7th December (Vigil Mass) at 7:30pm

Wednesday 8th December at 8am & 11am

O God, who by the Immaculate Conception…


Plenary indulgences during month of November

October 29, 2021

The Vatican’s Apostolic Penitentiary published a decree on Thursday providing for the possibility of obtaining plenary indulgences in favour of the faithful departed throughout the entire month of November.

The decree, signed by Cardinal Mauro Piacenza, notes that the decision to once again extend the time period for gaining the indulgences was taken…


November: A month of Remembrance

October 29, 2021

In God’s plan our relations with our beloved departed should enable them to exercise far more influence over us than ever they did while still with us. Catholic devotion to the deceased is based on the certainty that they are still very much alive. The body dies, but the soul lives on. While lacking sensible…


Novena to Mary, Undoer of Knots

September 28, 2021

This novena can be used any time of the year. Both the icon and the devotion to Mary, Undoer of Knots, trace their roots to a passage from a famous work, Against Heresies, by a second-century bishopSaint Irenaeus of Lyons. In discussing Mary’s role as the Second Eve,…


Prayer For The Intercession Of Saint Joseph

September 28, 2021

Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,

Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.

To you God entrusted his only Son;

in you Mary placed her trust;

with you Christ became man.

Blessed Joseph, to us too,

show yourself a father

and guide us in the path of life.

Obtain for us grace, mercy, and courage,

and defend…


Covid-19 Guidance for Parishioners on attending parish church

September 11, 2021

Parishioners are reminded that the church building can now accommodate 50% of the church capacity, which means no more than 300 people may attend at any one time. Please beware of the guidance that continues:

  • Social/physical distance
  • Wearing of face masks
  • hand sanitising before entering and exiting church building
  • Holy Communion distributed at the…

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