Notices

Weekly Concert

Our weekly concert this week on Tuesday at 1 pm features Fr Liam Lawton and friends. Fr Liam is no stranger to Rathdowney having entertained us several times over the past few years in our Christmas Concerts. You can view the concert live on the webcam at www.rathdowneyparish.ie  and we hope to have it available…



I’m Missing You

I’m missing You !!

Since our churches have been closed for daily and weekend masses over the last few months literally hundreds of you have responded to my invitation to send in pictures of yourselves, your family and your loved ones. Those pictures have been enlarged and laminated and are now filling the pews of…


New Facility for paying Parish and Priest Contributions

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…


Our Churches Are Opening Again

Our Churches are opening again
As we begin the process of returning to some kind of normality in these days both of our churches in Rathdowney and Errill will reopen in the coming week. It is unlikely that we will be able to have weekend or daily masses until later in the summer but…


Our Congregation

Updated on Friday 14th May. Are you there yet?

Follow this link to see a video of all the photographs we have placed on the pews in the church.

If we haven’t already got you please send your photo to [email protected] and we would be happy to give you a seat!

https://vimeo.com/409244371


Rathdowney Featured by Catholic Ireland

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/



Pope Francis Prayer

Prayer of Pope Francis
Heavenly Father, we thank you for the gift of good health and peace that we have enjoyed for so many years. As we find ourselves in this time of crisis today, we ask for your divine intervention and mercy to be upon each of us.

Come and guide the minds…