Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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Friday 8th December

We celebrate Mary, who from the first instant of her existence in the womb of her mother Anne, was “by a singular grace and privilege of almighty God, and in view of the merits of Jesus Christ, Saviour of the human race, preserved free from all stain of original sin.”

Holy Day…


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will be offered on 26, 27 & 28th December, cards are available in the sacristy or from Parochial House.

This year’s Mass Triduum card features pictures of the crib in Athboy Church and the star in the Church of the Nativity Bethlehem read more


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The floor plan of our new Parish Office and Pastoral Centre can be viewed here  Parish Office & Pastoral Centre Plan.


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Last week, priests from the 69 parishes of our Diocese assembled in Cavan to begin a process of reflection on the future of priestly ministry and pastoral life in parishes in the Diocese of Meath.

During this assembly, new models of parish life, possible collaborations among parishes, the provision of sacraments, personnel and resources, faith…

Tax Reclaim Forms

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The parish is currently preparing and distributing Tax Reclaim Forms to parishioners who contributed €250 or more to parish funds during 2022, via standing order, weekly envelope or annual contribution.  Athboy Parish is a registered charity and can apply to the Revenue Commissioner for a rebate on contributions from parishioners who pay income tax.  If…

40 Hours Eucharistic Adoration

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in the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar beginning with 7.30pm Mass on Friday 24th November and concluding with Solemn Vespers and Benediction at 4pm on Sunday 26th November.

Bishop Deenihan invites people from the parishes of the Diocese of Meath to visit the Cathedral and adore Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. Athboy Parish has…

Feast of All Saints

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On Wednesday 1st November the church celebrates the Feast of All Saints, a holyday of obligation. “The ultimate object of veneration of the Saints is the glory of God and the sanctification of humankind by conforming one’s life fully to the divine will and by…

Feast of All Souls

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On Thursday 2nd November the church commemorates all the Faithful Departed.  Visits to the graves of loved ones and prayers for their happy repose at this time of the year, remind us that for our loved ones who have died, “life is changed, not ended.”Our prayer is that they are at peace and with God…

List of the Dead and Bereavement Mass

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A List of the Dead envelope was distributed to every home in the parish in late September, additional envelopes are available at the box beside the ambo in Athboy Church.

On All Souls Day and First Fridays during the year, Masses will be offered for the names on the Parish List of the Dead.


World Mission Sunday

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This weekend parishes worldwide celebrate World Mission Sunday. The kindness shown will help overseas missionaries to continue to share the love of God with some of the world’s most marginalised and vulnerable people. Thank you for supporting in whatever way you can, and please remember it is more than an appeal for financial help. Missionaries…