Notices

Feast of the Epiphany of the Lord

Published on January 3, 2020

Monday 6th January, a Holyday of obligation.
Jesus is revealed to the world as its new-born Saviour.
We celebrate the adoration of Jesus by the wise men from the East, as they present their gifts of gold, frankincense and myrrh.
“To offer gold is to proclaim Christ’s kingship, to offer incense…

Christmas 2019

Published on December 24, 2019

Welcome home to all who have travelled to be with their loved ones during this holy season, we hope you enjoy your time with family and friends in Athboy, Rathmore & Rathcairn and wish you a Peaceful and Blessed Christmas.

A special welcome to people spending their first Christmas in the parish, we hope…

Masses for Christmas Day

Published on December 20, 2019

We look forward to welcoming Jesus on Christmas night in the presence of Mary, Joseph, the shepherds and the angels.
We welcome our King and Saviour.

Masses on Christmas Day
7pm & 10pm Christmas Eve
9am Rathmore
10.15am Rathcairn
11.30am Athboy

Christmas Triduum of Masses

Published on December 6, 2019

will be offered on 24, 25 & 26th December.
Cards are available to be signed in the sacristy after Mass or from the Parochial House.

Commemoration of All Souls – Sat 2nd Nov

Published on October 25, 2019

“From the very earliest days, Christianity has honoured with great respect the memory of the dead; and “because it is a holy and a wholesome thought to pray for the dead that they may be loosed from their sins” (Mac 12,46) she offers suffrages for them.
Directory on Popular Piety & the Liturgy

Feast of All Saints – Friday 1st November

Published on October 25, 2019

Feast of All Saints: Friday 1st November

“We celebrate our brothers and sisters who have welcomed the light of God in their hearts and have passed it on to the world, each according to his or her own hue.” Pope Francis

Holyday of Obligation Mass Times:
Vigil Mass 7.30pm Thursday,
8am, 11.30am…

Receiving Holy Communion for the First Time

Published on October 4, 2019

At 7.30pm on Wednesday next, 9th October, a meeting will take place in O’Growney National School, Athboy for all parents of children in Second Class who wish to celebrate the sacraments of Penance and Holy Communion for the first time.
Parents should bring with them to the meeting, the enrolment form that accompanied their…

Confirmation

Published on October 4, 2019

This weekend we welcome the girls and boys from Sixth Class in our parish schools in Athboy, Rathcairn and Rathmore as they make the Confirmation Commitment.
We join them in looking forward to Confirmation day in the parish on Friday 7th February 2020.
They commit themselves to pray each day to the Holy…

Weekday Masses return to St James’ Church

Published on August 9, 2019

Weekday Masses return to the church this week.
Our sincere thanks to Tommy Mullen for accommodating weekday Masses in recent weeks.
Thank you also to the volunteers who assisted with the clean up each week.

Auction

Published on August 9, 2019

Auction in aid of Athboy Parish in Convent Community Centre,
on Sunday 8th September 2019, commencing 2pm.

Viewing on Saturday 7th September 3-8pm and from 12noon on day of Auction.

If you would like to donate to our auction, the following is a list of suggested items…
Household items including Antique, vintage…