Heating System in St James’ Church

Published on July 5, 2019

Work to the central heating system in Athboy Church will commence on Monday morning.
During the coming weeks there will be unavoidable disruption in the church building.
To facilitate the work, weekday Mass on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays will be celebrated in Tommy Mullen’s Funeral Home.
Our sincere thanks to…

Finance Meeting

Published on June 28, 2019

The Parish Finance Committee met during the week. Among the items discussed was a list of works carried out so far this year including work on trees in the church grounds and between the Parochial House and the new O’Growney National School, provision of the new Cross in St James’ Cemetery, improvements to lighting in…

Cemetery Devotions in our Parish

Published on June 21, 2019

A new Cross was erected in St James’ Cemetery during the week, it will be blessed and dedicated during cemetery devotions next Sunday at 3pm.
The gate collection will assist with the cost.
A gentle reminder to take away unwanted flowers, wreaths or pots from the cemetery and not to dump in the…

Mariosa Foundation

Published on May 31, 2019

A Mass for all deceased family members from all the Maríosa community houses and their staff will take place on Wed 5th June at 3.30pm in St James’ Church.

Mass of the Holy Spirit

Published on May 31, 2019

Fr Padraig will celebrate Mass of the Holy Spirit on Tuesday evening June 4th at 7.30pm,
exam students and their parents are welcome to attend.

Receiving Communion for the First Time

Published on May 24, 2019

Prayerful good wishes this weekend to the children who receive Holy Communion for the first time in Athboy, Rathmore and Rathcairn. We wish them every blessing as they come to receive the Body and Blood of Jesus. Please pray for them and for their families, may they grow in God’s love with the support of…

Easter Wishes

Published on April 21, 2019

Wishing you and your family every happiness, joy and blessing during the days of Easter.
A word of thanks to all who attended our Holy Week ceremonies and to everyone who attended weekday Mass during the season of Lent.

Holy Week Schedule

Published on April 12, 2019

Come and celebrate HOLY WEEK
On Palm Sunday Jesus entered Jerusalem.
Palms will be blessed and distributed at Masses. Fr Padraig will be available to celebrate the Sacrament of Reconciliation after the 6.15 Vigil & 11.30am Mass this weekend. There will be Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament until 9pm on Saturday and 3pm…

Our Parish Prayer Tree

Published on March 8, 2019

Parishioners are welcome to put a prayer request on the tree during Lent in St. James’ Church, Athboy.
Tags and pens are available.
Your intentions will be prayed for at all Masses during Lent.

An Invitation to Young People

Published on March 8, 2019

On the Thursday evenings of Lent we invite young people from 5th & 6th Class to meet members of the NET Team at 6.45-7.30pm and students from Secondary School at 8-8.45pm.
The meetings will take place each side of 7.30pm Mass and they are an opportunity for young people to chat and learn about…