Mass is broadcast on 98.5FM

St. Mary’s Parish Church Dungarvan

in the 

Roman Catholic Diocese of Waterford and Lismore

Important Notices regarding Masses, Announcements at Weekend Masses & Parish Notes

St. Mary’s Parish Church Dungarvan

PLEASE NOTE: The Parish Church is open for the celebration of public Masses and Masses continue to be broadcast on 98.5FM.

Mass Times

Monday to Friday – 9.30am Mass, with the exception below;

Since Tuesday 3rd October 2023 we returned to the pre-Covid practice of one morning Mass at 11.00am only on the occasion of funerals.

Saturday – 7.30pm Vigil Mass (Please note: There will be no 11.00am Mass on Saturday mornings)

Sunday – 10.00am & 12.00 noon Mass

All Masses broadcast on 98.5FM

 

 

 

Other Notices:

Please use hand sanitizers on entering and exiting the Church.

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The Parish Office

 

The Parish Office is open each day from 9.00 am – 1.00 pm and 2.00 pm – 4.30 p.m.

 

For Information on Baptisms please contact the Parish Office.

 

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Announcements at this Weekend’s Masses, March 2/3, 2024

 

We celebrate the Third Sunday of Lent, Year B.  Welcome and welcome to everyone who joins us by radio on 98.5FM.

 

The 2024 Trócaire Campaign focuses on Malawi. Please take home a Trócaire Box and give it a prominent place in your home during the weeks of Lent. Every little helps.

 

Eucharistic Adoration continues each Thursday here in St. Mary’s from 10.00am – 4.00pm. Please drop in for a quiet prayer during that time.

 

The newsletter for Lent 2024 is available in the church and porches.

 

We encourage you to visit the Lenten Garden at St. Joseph’s altar at the top of the church. There are prayers and reflection which help focus on Lent and what we might do during Lent.

 

St. Mary’s Parish and St. Augustine’s Friary, Dungarvan Pilgrimage to Poland and Divine Mercy, 25th Sept. – 2nd Oct. 2024. Poster on church noticeboards.

 

The Stations of the Cross will be prayed each Friday during Lent after the 9.30am Mass here in St. Mary’s.

 

Check it Out! Dates for your Diary. Details of events taking place in the diocese and elsewhere, especially for young people, are posted in the side porch and at the back of the church, and on the back of the missalette with this weekend’s readings.

 

Talk on the Eucharist next Thursday, March 7th here in St. Mary’s Parish Church from 7.00 – 8.30pm. Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. How is it possible? This session will include Adoration & Benediction.  All are welcome. More information in the church and porches.

 

Copies of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference Statement on the Family and Care referendums which will be held on Friday next, March 8th are available in the church and porches. You are welcome to take one.

 

These announcements may be read on the parish website: www.dungarvanparish.ie

 

Parish notes are included each week in the two local newspapers.

 

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Newspaper Notes, 4th March 2024

 

Talk on the Eucharist

This takes place this Thursday, March 7th in St. Mary’s Parish Church, Dungarvan from 7.00 – 8.30pm. Jesus in the Blessed Sacrament. How is it possible? This session will include Adoration & Benediction.  All are welcome. A separate event, an 8-week Study Group will begin the following Thursday, 14th March. More information in the church and porches.

 

Eucharistic Adoration continues each Thursday in St. Mary’s from 10.00am – 4.00pm. Please drop in for a quiet prayer during that time.

 

March 8th: The Family and Care Referendums

Copies of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference Statement on the Family and Care referendums which will be held on Friday next, March 8th are available in the church and porches.

 

Lenten Garden

We encourage you to visit the Lenten Garden at St. Joseph’s altar at the top of the church. There are prayers and reflection which help focus on Lent and what we might do during Lent.

 

The Stations of the Cross

These will be prayed each Friday during Lent after the 9.30am Mass here in St. Mary’s.

 

 

Pillars of Lent: Pray, Fast, Start Up, Give, Begin Again.

Think about how you could:

Pray: spend a little more time with God.

Fast from something that keeps me from spending time with others or being as active or healthy as I can be.

Start up: I could also decide to start doing something that will help me to be more like Jesus:

Give: Adding to my Trócaire box, helping someone who does not have as much as I have, sharing with those I care about.   

Begin (Again): Even if I haven’t done anything up to now, I can begin today!

 

 

 

Parish of Kilgobinet – Colligan – Kilbrien

The Vigil Mass next Saturday, 9th March will be celebrated in Colligan Church at 7.30pm.

 

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Prayers

Prayer During the Pandemic
Almighty and all loving God,
Father, Son, and Holy Spirit
We pray to you through Christ the Healer.
For those who suffer from Covid-19 in Ireland and across the world.
We pray for those who mourn the loss of loved ones who have died as a result of contracting this disease.
Give wisdom to our government leaders, skill to healthcare workers and researchers.
Comfort to all in distress and a sense of calm to all of us in these days of uncertainty.
Keep us and our loved ones safe from this virus.
Through Our Lord Jesus Christ, who showed compassion to the outcast, acceptance to the rejected and love to those to whom no love was shown. Amen.

 

 

Pope Francis’ Prayer to Our Lady
O Mary,
You shine continuously on our journey
as a sign of salvation and hope.
We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick,
who, at the foot of the cross,
were united with Jesus’ suffering,
and persevered in your faith.
“Protectress of the Roman people”,
you know our needs,
and we know that you will provide,
so that, as at Cana in Galilee,
joy and celebration may return
after this time of trial.
Help us, Mother of Divine Love,
to conform ourselves to the will of the Father
and to do what Jesus tells us.
For he took upon himself our suffering,
and burdened himself with our sorrows
to bring us, through the cross,
to the joy of the Resurrection. Amen.
We fly to your protection, O Holy Mother of God;
Do not despise our petitions in our necessities, but deliver us always
from every danger, O Glorious and Blessed Virgin.