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Reflection

May no day pass without
a prayer to you in our hearts
and on our lips.

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Welcome to the Athboy Parish Website

We hope that you find this website informative and useful but also enriching spiritually through our prayer space.
Our parish is dedicated to St. James from the earliest times. St. James, a fisherman, was one of the first apostles, is the patron saint of pilgrims. He is represented in a magnificent stained glass window in St. James’ Church, Athboy with his staff, water jug, and satchel. His symbol a cockle shell is pinned to his cloak. In his hands is a representation of our church as he raises it up to God.

We are all on many different roads and paths to the Lord. We pray through the intercession of St James.

Mass Times

Weekday Masses

Weekday Masses Monday 8am, Tuesday 7.30pm
Wed, Thurs & Friday 9.30am
Saturday: 10am

CONFESSIONS: Saturday 5.45pm















St. James' Church, Athboy

Saturday Vigil 6:15pm
Sunday 11.30am
Confessions (Saturday) 5.45pm
Baptisms (Sunday) After the 11.30am Mass.
Baptismal meeting once a month.

Church of St. Lawrence, Rathmore

Sunday 9:00am
(or at 2pm if a funeral Mass)

St. Patrick's Church, Rathcairn

Sunday 10:15am
(or at 2pm if a funeral Mass)

Upcoming Events

Bingo

May 29, 2022 3:00 pm

Cemetery Devotions – Rathmore

June 19, 2022 3:00 pm

Hill of Ward Cemetery Devotions

June 25, 2022 7:30 pm

Cemetery Devotions – Athboy

June 26, 2022 3:00 pm

Cemetery Devotions – Abbey, Rathmore

August 10, 2022 7:30 pm

Weekly Notices

Cemetery Devotions

 will take place in:

Rathmore, 3pm Sunday 19th June

Hill of Ward, 7.30pm Saturday 25th June

Athboy, 3pm Sunday 26th June

Rathmore Abbey, 7.30pm, Wednesday 10th August.

A reminder to please take home withered flowers, wreaths and other waste material from your family plot.

Please refrain from dumping in the grounds or neighbouring grounds of…

Easter & Holy Week Ceremonies

Holy Week is the most revered week in the year for Christians.  During the week we follow in the footsteps of Jesus.  We are led through the moments of Jesus’ entry to Jerusalem, his betrayal by Judas, the Last Supper, his arrest in Gethsemane, his trial and crucifixion,…

Collection for Ukraine

Thank You for your generous response to our appeal for help for victims of the war in Ukraine, €6,800 has been donated.

“I would like to thank you for the noble gesture of charity and generosity that you have made in the name of faith, that of supporting the Ukrainian refugees fleeing the war,…

Novena of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine.

Feast of St Joseph, 19th March.  Novena of Prayer for Peace in Ukraine.

The prayer (below) will be said each day and everyone is invited to participate at home or at Mass. 10am Mass on 19th will be celebrated at the altar dedicated to St Joseph in Athboy Church.

Novena of Prayer to St Joseph:…

Feast of St. Patrick

our national patron saint was first brought to Ireland as a slave.  He tended herds on Slemish mountain before escaping back home.  During his captivity Patrick prayed many times each day, after his escape he realised he was being called back to Ireland to convert the Irish people.  When his studies were complete, Patrick returned…

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