Welcome to our Parish

Welcome to Rathdowney Parish Website! We want to make our parish website an interesting and worthwhile location for both parishioners and visitors to keep up to date with what’s happening in our parish. We hope that all parish and community groups will see it as a useful resource for sharing information with people.

Please feel free to contact us if you have something which you think we should include. We welcome your feedback.

Mass Times

Most Holy Trinity, Rathdowney

Mon to Fri 5.30 pm
Rosary
Tues to Fri 10.00 am
Mass
Sun 10.30 am
Mass

Our Lady Queen of the Universe, Errill

Wednesday 7.30pm
Saturday 8.30pm

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Notices

Cemetery Masses

September 6, 2021

Local Cemetery Friday 17th September at 6.30pm

Bealady Friday 24th September at 6.30pm

Errill Wednesday 29th September at 6.30pm

Friday 1st October  Mass in Grogan at 7 pm which will be celebrated by Bishop Martin Hayes, Bishop of Kilmore Diocese. This is the Mass for those buried in our closed cemeteries.

First Communion & Confirmation

September 6, 2021

First communion:

Errill – Sunday 12th September

Rathdowney – Sunday 19th September

Confirmation:

Errill – Sunday 26th September

Rathdowney- Saturday 2nd October

 

Errill Livestream

September 6, 2021

In order to access the Livestream from Errill you need to have a Facebook account. Just click on the link on the right ‘Errill Live Stream’ on Saturdays from 8.15 to see our Vigil Mass live.

New Mass Schedule from 4th September 2021

August 13, 2021

New Weekend Mass schedule for

Rathdowney and Durrow Parishes

Archdeacon Sean Doherty will retire as Parish Priest of Durrow on the weekend of August 28th/29th 2021. Fr. Martin Delaney PP Rathdowney will become the Administrator of Durrow parish in addition to his duties in Rathdowney. Fr. Tom McGree CC will continue to minister in…

New Facility for paying Parish and Priest Contributions

May 15, 2020

New facility for paying Parish and Priest Contributions
Many charities and Church communities have seen a dramatic drop off in their contributions during these months of Covid-19 related restrictions. It seems unlikely that we will be able to have regular public celebrations of Mass for some months and even then the restrictions posed by…

Rathdowney Featured by Catholic Ireland

April 16, 2020

Follow this link to a feature on Rathdowney published on the catholicireland.net website

https://www.catholicireland.net/laois-parish-offers-concerts-and-liturgies-via-webcam/

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