Holy Communion for the First Time

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for children in the schools of our parish will be celebrated as follows:

Rathmore N.S., 9am Sunday 8th May, Rathmore Church

O’Growney N.S., Athboy, 10am Saturday 14th May, Athboy Church

Scoil Uí Ghramhnaigh, 10.15am Sunday 15th May, Rathcairn Church

These dates and arrangements are subject to change if there is any change in public health…

Christmas Mass Arrangements

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Christmas Eve, Friday – 5pm, 7pm & 9pm Athboy

Christmas Day, Saturday – 9am Rathmore,

10.15am Rathcairn & 11.30am Athboy

St Stephen’s Day, Sunday – 9am Rathmore,

10.15am Rathcairn & 11.30am Athboy

Confessions for Christmas

Saturday 18th December, 5pm – 6pm & after Vigil Mass

Sunday 19th December, after 11.30am Mass

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

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Wednesday 8thDecember, 

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.”

Mass times:…

Triduum of Masses for Christmas

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will be offered for parishioners’ intentions on 27th, 28th & 29th December, a limited number of cards featuring an image of the crib in Athboy Church are available for €5 from Fr Padraig at Parochial House or sacristy.

Bereavement Mass

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A Bereavement Mass for family members of all who have died in our parish since our last Bereavement Service in November 2019, will be offered in Athboy Church on Friday 12th November 7.30pm. 

This Mass is open to everyone, it is an opportunity for us as a community to gather and offer our prayer…

Feast of All Saints

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Today’s solemnity is not just the renowned saints whose statues have graced many of our homes, but the more intimately beloved souls, who have touched our lives personally, and whom we have known and loved and now ‘miss’ because they are no longer here with us.”        Sr Niamh Galvin OP

Monday 1st November Mass at…

All Souls Day

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We turn ourselves towards God in petition on behalf of the Church Suffering, those departed souls who are assured of eternal life but must undergo further suffering in purgatory to prepare them for the vision of God.”         Magnificat

Tuesday 2nd November Mass at 9.30am and 7.30pm

List of the Dead

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November is the month that is especially dedicated to remembering and praying for our loved ones who have departed this life and have gone before us into Eternal Life.  Visits to the cemetery and to the church, the Indulgences for the Faithful Departed, compiling the List of the Dead, the Feast of all Saints on…


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Bishop Deenihan has notified us that he will administer the Sacrament of Confirmation in Athboy parish on Sunday 29th August.  The ceremonies which do not include Mass, will take place in Athboy Church at:

      2pm for the pupils of O’Growney NS, Athboy…

Holy Communion for the First Time

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for the children in our parish on Saturday 28th August. 

Attendance is restricted to the children, their siblings and parents.