The Catholic papers will continue to be available on the usual table in St Michael’s Church in the uncertain times ahead (as long as churches are able to remain open). When dropping in to pray parishioners might consider buying a paper. Hopefully, those unable to get to the Church to get their favorite paper will be able to ask a
Weekday Masses discontinued after Monday March 16th
Bishop Fintan Gavin has written to all priests in the diocese requesting “that the celebration of a public mass with a congregation be discontinued also on weekdays”, until further notice.
“In light of the continuing measures to protect public health announced by the Government including the requirement that the attendance at any event
ALL WEEKEND MASSES ARE CANCELLED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
WEEKDAY MASSES WILL CONTINUE AS USUAL
WEEKEND MASSES ARE AVAILABLE VIA THE WEBCAM AT
6pm VIGIL, SUNDAY 9am & 11am
I write to update my earlier e-mail in regard to weekend Masses. The Government announcement earlier today requires that the attendance at any event including Mass must not exceed 100 people. While today’s Norms from the Irish Bishops’ Conference allowed for the continuation of weekend Masses, it is not feasible to restrict the numbers in this way.
In light of
The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference statement on liturgical considerations in the context of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) (11/3/2020)
Current Flu Season – COVID -19
Those who have flu are under no obligation to go to Mass.
If you have the flu, please stay at home, rest, stay well hydrated
and, if necessary, seek your doctor’s help.
Mass is available via the internet on the Parish website
Sign of Peace: Due to the number of colds and flu
Meals on Wheels need a volunteer driver every second Wednesday. Full training will be given. Please ring Eleanor 4291603, or Anne 4295005.
Young Adults 18-15 are invited to join the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes as helpers to the sick and disabled. The pilgrimage will be led by Bishop Fintan Gavin and will travel from Cork from 12th to 17th June 2020. As a young adult helper you will be assisting with the sick in the hospital in the wards, kitchen or dining