I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your prayers, support and very generous offerings to the Christmas Dues and weekly collections throughout 2021 which has again been a difficult year for many. Your generosity is a reflection of your goodwill which is very much valued and
As a faith family we welcome the story of Christmas. The Light and Hope which comes with the Christmas story is ever so welcome and for many, never more needed. May the love story from the crib bind us together …as family…as community and as worldwide family. May Christmas bring to each
We wish all of our parishioners and your families a very blessed and peaceful Christmas. The special Family Prayer Card before the Crib is available in both Patrickswell and Ballybrown churches and we invite you to take it home to pray and reflect before your own Family Crib, or use the
Notice from Fr Éamonn On other years we have had a Family/Children’s Mass on Christmas Eve. However due to Covid restrictions this year we will once again have an online family liturgy through Zoom. This will take place at 5.00p.m. on Christmas Eve. If your family would like to participate send
We look forward to welcoming you and your families to our Churches over the Christmas and New Year period. Click HERE for details of Masses in our parish over the Christmas and New Year period. Update 3rd January 2022: Please click HERE for updated Mass schedule due to funerals.
Norms for Indulgences at the Commemoration of All Souls From 12 o’clock noon on 1st November until midnight on 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion and prayed for the Pope’s intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary, or any other prayer of one’s choice) can gain one Plenary
With the onset of our autumn and winter seasons and the end of daylight saving time, our parish church opening times are being scaled back to the daytime hours of 11.00am to 4.00pm daily, unless there is a liturgy or special event being held. The reduced opening hours will come into
Today October 9th is the feast day of Saint John Henry Newman. We wish you all a blessed Feast of Saint John Henry Newman! Below you will find one of Newman’s beautiful reflections, A Daily Prayer. Saint John Henry Newman was canonised in Rome on 13th October 2019. The video link
Congratulations to the children of 2020/2021 First Holy Communion classes in Patrickswell and Ballybrown National Schools who recently received their First Holy Communion, 18th September and 2nd October last. We pray that Jesus the friend of children will always guide and bless them. We thank the families, teachers, staff and parent
There will be no morning Mass in Ballybrown on Friday 8th October next as Fr Mike and Fr Éamonn will be in attendance at the Diocesan Assembly which takes place in Ennis on that day. Mass will take place in Patrickswell at the usual time of 9.30am and will also be
From 6th September: Religious services and ceremonies, for example Baptisms, First Communions, Confirmations, Weddings and Funerals, may proceed with 50% of venue capacity, regardless of immunity status of attendees. (Subject to appropriate protective measures including social distancing as much as possible, hand sanitising, face masks etc). All other measures designed to
LIVE STREAM: It may not be possible to receive live streaming of Masses on Thursday 26th August. This is due to electricity supply interruption to Patrickswell and Ballybrown churches from 9.30am to 3.30pm.
The morning Mass in Ballybrown on Friday 13th August (normally 10.30am) will be delayed by approximately 15 minutes and church bell rung as a mark of respect to the late Eddie O'Connor r.i.p. whose funeral cortège will be passing by en route from daughter Edel's home in Carrig West to Our
The Parish Office will be closed from Monday 26th July to Wednesday 11th August inclusive. If you wish to speak with Fr. Mike you may call him on 087 127 9015. For Baptism bookings, please contact Pat sacristan on 086 3136471 before or after Mass times either at the weekend or
Please note that the Vigil Mass in Patrickswell on Saturday 7th August 2021 will take place at 4:00pm instead of at the usual time of 6:30pm, to enable parishioners support Limerick in the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Semi-Final on that afternoon. (Update 22/07/2021)
Regrettably, the 2021 First Communion Ceremonies planned in our parish for July 2-3 and July 9-11 (Ballybrown church), following public health advice directly to the Catholic Church from the Taoiseach’s Department on Tuesday 29th June and last week’s recommendation from the HSE, it is necessary to heed this advice and defer