New bishop ordained this month

Invitations to the ordination of the new bishop of our diocese on June 30th in Cork are currently being distributed. Each of our 68 parishes have received seven invitations. Fr Fintan Gavin’s ordination as bishop will be attended by people from throughout the diocese, from around Ireland and beyond. People in West Cork can also be part […]

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“Encourage one another”

Fr Bernard preached about the importance of putting ‘fresh heart’ into each other at Sunday Masses in Newcestown and Farnivane            On the last day of June, Fintan Gavin will be ordained Bishop of Cork & Ross in our cathedral, on Cork’s northside. He’ll have many hard tasks ahead of him, but one of the most […]

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Marriages 2019

The Church wants all faithful Catholics to have the benefit of a church marriage, rather than a merely secular or humanist wedding. This is so that God’s grace may flow into their lives, to help them face the troubles of life.   Our parish churches are available to parishioners for their marriage. Those who have previously undergone secular […]

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Baptism schedule 2019 

Since the parish gained an excellent Baptism Team, baptisms are celebrated at regular times, to ensure team members can visit each family ahead of the ceremonies. Those wishing to have their child baptised are asked to contact our Honorary Parish Secretary at least two weeks ahead of the proposed date of baptism (email maighratha@gmail.com or write to Rosemarie Duggan, […]

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Parish Mass Schedule 2019 

Sundays: Mass every Sunday in the Parish Church 10.30 am, also at 9.15 am Farnivane.  Vigil Mass Saturday evening in Newcestown at 8pm, September to May. Holydays: There are four holydays of obligation which often occur on workdays: Epiphany (6 January), Assumption (15 August), All Saints (1 November), Immaculate Conception (8 December).   When these fall on weekdays, Mass is […]

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