Parish News

Parish Secretary – Vacancy

Parish Secretary
A vacancy exists for a part-time position in the parish office in Castleconnell
Church, 10 hours per week Monday to Wednesday 10am to 12noon and
the remaining 4hours to be agreed.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
▪ Duties will include booking Christenings, Weddings, Masses etc and

Feast of St Brigid February 1st


Prayer to St. Brigid


You were a woman of peace.
You brought harmony where there was conflict.
You brought light to the darkness. You brought hope to the downcast.
May the mantle of your peace cover those who are troubled and anxious,
and may peace be firmly rooted in…

Presentation of the Lord (Candlemas Day) Wednesday 2nd February

Celebrating the Presentation of the Child Jesus in the Temple, also known as Candlemas Day. 

You are welcome to have candles blessed for use in your home and if you would like to donate candles to our Churches you are welcome to do so.

Feast of St Blaise Thursday 3rd February

Blessing of throats will take place in Castleconnell Church after 9.30am Mass.

Confirmation and First Holy Communion Dates 2022

All ceremonies for Lisnagry and Castleconnell Schools
will take place in Castleconnell Church.

Ahane School ceremonies will take place in Ahane Church


Lisnagry School              Saturday    May 7th    11am
Ahane School                  Saturday    May 14th  11am

Remembrance Mass 2020

Many thanks to all who helped organise the Remembrance Mass in St Joseph’s Church on Friday evening and to all who joined us on our webcam and local radio.

First Sunday of Advent

The God who comes is a loving father, we are the work of his hands. Our hope in Christ will strengthen us to await steady and without blame the day of his coming.We are warned against complacency, taking God’s gift for granted. Our God is watching over us; he is the careful potter, the loving…

Thirty –Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

The readings today emphasise fidelity and dedication to duty and work. It is more blessed to give: talents and gifts are given for the service of the community. The Christian is to be fully dedicated to working in service of others while watching and waiting for the life to come. There is always so much…

Mass Intentions: Next weekend

Saturday November 21st 6.30pm.

Timmy Murnane (Ann) 6.30pm

Thomas Meaney (Snr) Jane, John Mary & Eileen Meaney & Margaret Hayes – Meaney.

Sunday November 22nd 11.30am.

Bill Henebry (Months Mind) 11.30 am.

John Conroy (Ann)

Sunday November 22

10.00am: Private Intentions.

Mass of the Faithful Departed 2020 – Friday 27th November – 6.30pm

A Mass will be celebrated in St Joseph’s Church Castleconnell on Friday 27th November at 6.30pm.for parishioners of our parish who have died in the last year. A candle will be lit for each deceased parishioner.

Please join us on our Webcam

Mass can also be heard on radio106.3fm.

Pray for the repose…