Easter Message 2020

Dear parishioners,

As we celebrate Holy Week and Easter this year in a way that we could never have imagined only a few weeks ago, I want to thank you for all the words of encouragement you have given to Fr Pat and myself during this time. Celebrating Mass in Continue reading...

HOLY WEEK CEREMONIES

5TH APRIL PASSION (PALM) SUNDAY

11.30am – Mass with Solemn Reading of the Passion

Parishioners are asked to pick a branch, from their garden or neighbourhood and display it on their front door or window in solidarity with other Catholics at this time. Blessed palm available in the afternoon in Continue reading...

ECUMENICAL EVENING PRAYER

There will be an Ecumenical Evening Prayer Service broadcast live from St Patrick’s Church in Wicklow Town at 7.30pm this Wednesday 25th March. Please join us on the webcam for this very special service.

Dear Parishioner,

During these particularly difficult times – spiritually, emotionally, physically and economically, everyone is facing into a very uncertain period. We as a Church and a charity are in the same situation. We understand that there may be changes in peoples financial situations, but if at all possible we are asking Continue reading...

ONLINE MASSES

During these very strange times, 10am Mass will be broadcast online, Monday to Friday, and also the Sunday Mass at 11.30am.

Unfortunately they will be closed to the public, as a safety measure.

Daily Mass is also on RTE News Now at 10.30am, for those who wouldn’t have access to Continue reading...

ST PATRICK’S DAY MASS

St Patrick’s Day Mass will be broadcast via webcam at 11.30am from St Patrick’s Church. As we are abiding by the current recommendations, the Church will be closed to the general public for the Mass. It will however, be open after the Mass to allow for private prayers and visitation.

CORONAVIRUS    –    SPECIAL   MEASURES

UPDATE – FRIDAY 13th MARCH 2020

During the current crisis that is affecting all of us it has been necessary to implement some drastic measures in line with the guidelines laid down by both the government and the diocese.

Sunday Masses (including vigil Mass) and all St Patrick’s day Masses Continue reading...

CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL MEASURES

IMPORTANT LETTER FROM ARCHBISHOP DIARMUID MARTIN ON CORONAVIRUS SPECIAL MEASURES

WICKLOW & RATHNEW PARISH

Please read carefully the advice (below) issued this afternoon Thursday 12 March by the Irish Bishops.

Whereas I realise that many of these restrictive measures will make pastoral life more difficult, we have to remember that Continue reading...