• Archbishop Michael Neary will celebrate Mass in Saint Mary’s Church, Westport, at 6.30pm this evening to mark the official beginning of this year’s pilgrimage.

    He will also celebrate Mass on the summit of Croagh Patrick at 11 o’clock in the morning on Reek Sunday.

    Mass will be celebrated every hour on the summit, beginning at 8 o’clock in the morning, with the final Mass starting at 2 o’clock.

    Celebrants will also include Father Stephen Farragher, who will celebrate Mass as Gaeilge at 10 in the morning and Bishop Fintan Monahan who will celebrate Mass at 12 noon.

    Pilgrims may also avail of the Sacrament of Reconciliation (Confession) at the summit from 7.30am to 2.00pm.                                             

  • A special mass of remembrance will take place this Sunday June 9th in the Holy Family Church Mervue for parents and their families who have experienced the death of a child before birth, shortly after birth or at a later stage to remember their loved ones.

    The theme of this year’s mass is “Remembering” and the guest speaker will be Caroline Flaherty.

    Sunday’s Mass in the Holy Family Church Mervue starts at 2.30pm. To register people can contact Margaret Duignan on 085-821443 or Susan Massey on 087-9452810