December 17th 2023

Third Sunday of Advent     

“Forgiveness says you are given another chance to make a new beginning.




Sat.  Dec 23rd 8pm         Maureen and Paddy Heenan, Roran.



Sun.  Dec 17th   9.30am       Jimmy O’Meara, Kevinstown.

Please pray for the happy repose of the souls of John Caulfield, Rodeen and Michael Parkinson, Slevoyre who died recently.

Sacrament of Reconciliation This Sunday 17th there will be a simple penitential service at all Masses in preparation for Christmas. At the end of Masses there will be the opportunity for an individual blessing or confession if so desired.

CHOIR – Choir practice in Terryglass church with Anna on Sun 17th dec at 6pm.  All welcome.

Practice for Christmas Eve Mass for adults and school children (1st to 6th classes) in Kilbarron Church on Tues Dec 19th at 7.15pm with Mrs Browne and school staff.  All are earnestly requested to attend.



Our lotto took place this week –11th December 2023 @ 9pm.

Jackpot: €12,700    Numbers:  9 -11 – 17 – 26.  No Jackpot Winner

Lucky Dip: Amanda Hayes, Elizabeth Foote, Danielle Franks, Conor Tiernan, Joe Hannigan, David Coen.  Thank you for playing our lotto. 

Christmas Mass Arrangements 2023

We are delighted to announce our Christmas Mass schedule for our three parishes which, given the limitation of staffing, we hope will reach as many people as possible. We hope to have music and singing at all our Masses and all our choirs are currently getting into full choral voice.

Aglish: Christmas Eve 2pm

Borrisokane: Christmas Eve 7pm,  Christmas day 10:30am

Terryglass : Christmas Eve 8:30pm Christmas day 9:30am

Kilbarron : Christmas Eve 6:30pm

Lorrha : Christmas Eve 9pm

Rathcabbin : Christmas day 11:30am


Please note No Morning Mass Sunday 24th Dec.  The vigil Masses are the only Masses for the fourth Sunday of Advent.

Act of Sorrow


Oh My God, I thank you for loving me,

I am sorry for all my sins, for not loving others,

and not loving you,

help me to live like Jesus and not sin again.  Amen.

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