Welcome to the Parish of Wicklow website

Welcome, and thank you for visiting our parish website. Our site is intended to be a source of information about our parish for locals and visitors alike. We hope that you may find these pages informative and supportive. We welcome your suggestions.

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Latest Parish News

Plans for the Abbey Grounds

The Abbey in Wicklow Town has been in the ownership of Wicklow parish since the middle of the nineteenth century. The grounds of the old abbey attached to the parochial house have been in the care of the parish priest of the day since that time and for most of Continue reading...


Will be on Friday 20th November at 7.30pm.

Unfortunately we cannot have people to the actual Mass, but invitations will be issued over the next week, and we hope that you can join us online.

Other people will have also experienced the loss of close family during the year; Continue reading...


St Patrick’s, Holy Rosary & St Coen’s National Schools, our three local Catholic schools will be enrolling Junior Infants for 2021/2022. Enrolments will be accepted between the 3rd & 27th of November 2020, from 9.30am – 3pm.

More details of the Admissions Policies and Application forms are available on Continue reading...

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Wicklow & Rathnew Parish Lotto

Join our lotto to help raise funds for the parish and you could win up to €15,000

"I am delighted to announce the launch of our Parish Fundraiser Lotto. It's a fundraising initiative that I hope will be of great benefit to the parish. The Jackpot increases weekly up to a maximum of €15,000. Please pass on the word on and invite friends and family to take part. There is a lot of on-going maintenance work that needs to be done in both churches, such as treating the dampness in the walls and upgrading the lighting system in St. Patrick's and repairing the windows and getting new flooring for St. Joseph's."

- Fr. Donal

It's really simple to join and it takes just a minute. To find out more: click here, call into the parish office or call 01 546 1131.

Our Mission Statement

The Pastoral Council of St. Patrick’s, Wicklow, and St. Joseph’s, Rathnew will aspire, with the guidance of the Holy Spirit, to bring about a Parish Community that is all inclusive, welcoming and actively engaged in the spreading of the Gospel message.

We, in the Parish of Wicklow, value and encourage the participation of children and young people in all Parish activities that enhance their spiritual, physical, emotional and social development. Read our Child Protection Policy

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