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Mass Times

Eucharistic Adoration

New Adorers always welcome to sign up for an hour with the Lord.


If interested please contact

Nora Hogan on

025 24149 or

Catherine Hanley on 087 7727496.

Regular Weekly Events - why not stop by?

Upcoming Events for your diary!

Legion of Mary Visitation:

We have about 2,400 homes in the Parish. In order to help us to reach out to all these homes, a team of Legion of Mary members from around the country will be calling to all the homes of the Parish on next Tuesday & Wednesday. We encourage you to give them a special welcome and a word of encouragement. The event is being organised by Fr. Gabriel and the Mitchelstown Legion of Mary. Two meetings are being help on Tuesday & Wednesday at 8.30pm in the Town Hall.These meetings are open to everybody and the topics are Holy Mass and Confession. This event is very important for gathering the Parish and we ask you to pray and support its success. An information leaflet will be distributed during the visitation. We thank all our visitors for giving their time and sharing their mission with us. We place the event in the hands of Our Lady.


Celebrating the Centenary of Fatima:

As August 13th falls on next Sunday, we will continue our celebration of the Centenary with a Candlelight Procession after the 7.30pm Sunday Evening Mass. You are all welcome to participate.



Some TAX FORMS still outstanding, please returnas soon as possible, regardless of whether or not you want the Parish to avail of the refund. If you have any queries, please contact Patricia the Parish Secretary on 025 / 84062, Monday to Friday 9am to 12 noon. The Tax Refund system is of great financial benefit to the Parish and it would be a pity to miss out on the opportunity of availing of the refund. Thank you for your assistance with this matter.



Readers are needed for Sunday evening Mass 7.30pm. If Interested please contact the Parish 025-84062 or Canon Fitzgerald.   You would be most welcome


St. Joseph's Church, Killacluig - Choir Notice:

New members always welcome. To join, just meet us after 10.30am Mass on Sundays or contact Caitríona on 086-3760487. You do not have to come every Sunday to choir, just whenever it suits you and you don't have to know all the hymns as we will arrange practices.  There will be choir practices after Mass on Sunday 13th March for St Patrick's Day Hymns and on Sunday 20th March provisionally for the Easter Ceremonies. All welcome - musicians and singers. 


Regular Weekly Events

Upcoming Events


The Parish and Community Newsletter is available at weekend Masses in the Parish.  

The newsletter is printed in the Parish Office, Parochial House, Convent Hill, Mitchelstown.


E-mail:        Phone or Fax:  025 / 84062    

Deadline is 12 noon Wednesday       


Parish office is open: 9 a.m. to 12 noon – Monday to Friday

Pilgrimage News:

Cloyne Diocesan Pilgrimage: Fatima 2017

100th Anniversary of the Apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima. Under the Direction of Bishop Crean, Bishop of Cloyne. September 7th 2017 - September 14th 2017. 7 nights Full Board in Fatima (Portugal).Cost €874 Per Person Sharing. 7 nights in Hotel Cinqentenario. Cost includes free coach transfer to and from Dublin Airport. There are a few places still available.To be guaranteed of a place fill out a booking form and pay deposit of €200.Contact Fr. Winkle 024 92270, Fr McCarthy 021 4815619: Nora 087 2509184 or Pilgrimages Abroad/Lauri Duffy Travel Dublin. (01) 635 9300.






Inspirational CDs from Lighthouse Catholic Media:

We have an exciting new program starting here in our Parish with Lighthouse Catholic Media. Inspirational CDs are available with stories of conversion and teaching regarding the Catholic Faith.  These CDs are practical and effective in helping Catholics know their Faith, keep their Faith and share Faith!. All of the recordings are by people who are genuinely excited about their Catholic Faith and their energy is wholly contagious. We would encourage everyone to take time and listen to some of these CD’s. After listening you will feel a deep appreciation for the gift of our Catholic Faith. Many people are concerned today about family members who have fallen away from the Church and wonder if there is anything they can do about it. The answer is ‘Yes’! Just hand them a CD and ask them if they would like to listen to it. A suggested donation of €2.00 per CD covers the basic costs. The CD’s are available in the Porch at the back of the Parish Church.   More info at

The Messenger Magazine: This is a monthly magazine produced by the Jesuit order. It costs €1.35. It is available in the Parish Church each month. It has a lot of beautiful stories and great reflections. We encourage you to bring this magazine and the weekly Irish Catholic Newspaper into your home.  Local promoter is; ANNA MARIA RUSSELL, (025) 84151.  Copies are on sale in the Porch of the Parish Church, or from Anna Maria Russell or direct from Messenger Publications, 37 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin 2. Phone (01) 6767491

CDs and Publications

Cenacolo Meeting: Every Two Weeks

Cenacolo is a community of young people founded by an Italian nun, Sr. Elvira, in 1983. She began this community in Italy to help young boys and girls, who found themselves in serious difficulty with personal issues and with issues of addiction. There are now over sixty houses throughout the world, with one house outside Knock, here in Ireland. Parents can often find themselves alone and frustrated in trying to help and support their children, when they find themselves in serious difficulties. This need not be so.   This meeting will be held every two weeks in the Marian Hall at 8.00pm. The Cenacolo meeting for parents and families affected by alcohol and drug abuse will take place in the Marian Hall (near Supervalu Car park) at 8.00pm every two weeks.   All are welcome. Contact Margaret 085 – 120 0002.

Mitchelstown Town Hall :  

A new Booking System in place for all space at Town Hall. Ring Ger Sheehan, Caretaker, Mitchelstown Town Hall

Telephone No:

(086) 0341009

Parish Radios

The Parish Office has now got a new supply of Parish Radios for sale at €40 each.


ANCESTOR RESEARCH is no longer being carried out in the Parish office.  The records for Mitchelstown Parish came be accessed through  Mallow Heritage Centre, 27/28 Bank Place, Mallow, Co. Cork.

Tel: (022) 50302



The Pilgrim Statue

of Our Lady

As Catholics, images and statues are reminders to us of God’s presence and love. We don’t worship statues, but we hold them and place them in our homes and in other buildings, to remind us that the living God is with us. The Pilgrim Statue of Our Lady is available for visitation to the homes of the parish. If you would like to have the statue for a week, contact the Parish Office, the Sacristy or a Legion of Mary Member.


First Holy Communion

Glenahulla NS: Saturday 13th May

Ballygiblin NS: Saturday 20th May

Bunscoil na Toirbhirte & CBS Primary:

Saturday 27th May



Wednesday 22nd March

Ballygiblin, Bunscoil na Toirbhirte

& CBS Primary