May 30th 2021



Sat.  May 29th  8pm          Brendan O’Toole,   Kilbarron.

                                           Michael and Tess O’Donoghue, Greenlane.

Sat.  June 5th  8pm           Margaret Stack, Killea and Mai Geoghegan, Glin. 

Booking of Masses – Masses for Months Mind and Anniversaries can be booked by phone, text or email.


Offertory Collection May 16th and 23rd =  €1110

June Priest’s Collection  will be taken up at all masses next weekend.

First Friday of JuNE Visiting sick and housebound parishioners will resume this week. Before this happens each parishioner on our list will be contacted by phone to establish if they wish to receive the Sacrament at home.  If you wish to be included in the housebound visits please contact the parish office at 067 22017. 

First Friday Mass in Terryglass at 9am on June 4th.                            

EXAMS  We pray for young people doing public examinations. We pray especially for you at the Masses this weekend.

Return of Sunday Masses in our Pastoral Area

We are delighted to welcome you back for weekend and weekday Masses. 

The recent Government directive confirms that Mass can take place with up to 50 people with strict social distancing in place. (per the Diocese)  

You are required to wear face masks in the Church.

When the Churches are full according to social distancing that is the limit. We ask you to please follow the advice of the stewards.

Holy Communion will be distributed at the end of Mass for the moment.

Collections: there will be a facility at the main entrance to donate and at either exits as you leave.

We want to thank at this time all our stewards who make it possible to celebrate in a safe way.   

The numbers at Funeral and Wedding services is capped at 50. 

Outdoor worship is not permitted with Government restrictions on organised outdoor gatherings.


Roll out of Covid Vaccine 2021  Registration is now open for ages 45 – 69 on the HSE website’s Portal. Or 1850 24 1850. Please have ready your PPS No. and EIRCODE to complete registration.


MAY IS SAFEGUARDING MONTH   One of the impacts of Covid is a rise in  the ‘ amount of screen’ time. Finding ourselves spending more time looking ‘down’ than looking’ up’. This is especially worrying for children. Please check out these useful Websites with resources for keeping our children safe online. Office for internet Safety; Webwise; That’s not cool; Think you know; Net lingo; Translate it; Laya Healthcare Online Safety; Screen Time app; Connect Safely; Google Family Safety Centre; PEGI Rating System; Kid Rex (safe search); YouTube Policy & safety; ICIA’S Parents Guide to Mobile Phones Irish Mobile Phone Operators Code of Practice.

100Kms in 30 Days

Ballinderry Community Sportsfield Committee have signed up to the 100kms in 30 days challenge. This is a fundraiser for Breast Cancer and all funds raised will go directly to Breast Cancer Ireland. Please log on to www. and register, choosing Ballinderry Community Sportsfield on the drop down menu. The 100 kms is to be completed during the month of June. This event is open to ALL ages. Lets get our community walking to raise much needed funds for Breast Cancer Ireland.


PRAYER FOR TRINITY SUNDAY  Glory be to the Father, and to the Son, and to the Holy Spirit: As it was in the beginning, is now, and ever shall be, world without end. Amen.

Terryglass Week-days:  Tues. Thurs. Fri: 9am – First Friday June 4th

Sunday : 9.30am

Kilbarron:  Wednesday:  8pm.    Saturday: 8pm


Fr. Michael Cooney and Fr. Tom O’Halloran

Parish offices – Phone: 067-22017    / 067- 27105 


Parish Website  –

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