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Please bear with us as we migrate content from our old website.
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Mass Times are linked below (and also in the menus above).

At the top of this page there are webcam links in the images of the respective churches. Please click / tap on St Patrick’s for masses from St Patrick’s or the mobile cameras. Similarly for mass from St Brigid’s please click or tap on the image of St Brigid’s above.

Upcoming Important Events

Weekday Evening Mass

Wednesday and Friday Evenings at St Patrick’s

Weekdays at St Patrick’s

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday morning Mass in St Patrick’s

Rumblings from the Bunker!

Keeping an eye out

‘On Guard!!’ This was our cry as young boys, with our left arm bent, hand on hip, the other hand brandishing our sword as we acted out a fencing scene from The Mark of Zorro or another swashbuckling epic. These sword fights were fast and furious and often ended in one or other of us being ‘run through’. Personally, more than actually executing my opponent, I enjoyed flicking his sword out of his hand and hear it clatter to the…

Of Spooks and Ghouls and the Holy Ghost!

It seems this year more than ever Halloween has really taken off! I don’t think I ever saw such an array of scary masks and even houses decked out with witches, skeletons and lanterns. I was reminded of Halloween at home. I remember my Mum scooping out the insides of the turnip and the little butts of candles placed in them. I remember my Dad fixing the spinning wheels to our front railing, spinning the sparklers in my tiny hand,…

The God I don’t Believe In

NO I SHALL NEVER BELIEVE IN : the God who sneaks up on us to catch us out the God who enjoys, or sends pain the God who is a spoilsport, or a killjoy  the God who sends sickness the God who wants us to live in fear the God who is like Harry Potter waving a wand at whim the God who wants us to always be formal with him  the God who we can only find by chance…

Crossroads Ahead!

I don’t think it’s too dramatic to suggest that the Church is at a crossroads!  In recent days debate is growing around the submission of the Irish Church to Pope Francis with regard to the Synod. Some people are delighted that the thirty or so pages did not suffer heavy editing or dilution whilst others struggle to accept, or own, much of the substance of it. If you haven’t read it I would encourage you to do so. It is…