Sunday Mass goes on-line

Tune into Sunday Mass at 11.30 am each Sunday for now, broadcast from Fr Bernard’s kitchen in Coolanagh. It is streamed live on the Murragh & Templemartin facebook page, though you don’t have to be a member of Facebook to access it: simply google “Murragh and Templemartin Facebook page” and decline the option of creating […]

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Anniversary Lists

December 2020 Wednesday 2: Nora O’Donovan, Commons    1991 Thursday 3:   Humphrey Corcoran, Cummer    2015 Friday 4:     Con Kelly, Scrahane     2018 John Joe Lordan, Scrahane     1993 Margaret O’Sullivan, Tullyglass    2007 Saturday 5:      Billy O’Brien, Belrose     2008 Bill Horgan, Belrose     2012 Sunday 6: Baby Denis Murphy, Old […]

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Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday

Sunrise on Greenhill. Newcestown Easter Gardens.  

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Easter Saturday night

Easter Saturday night

St John the Baptist church Newcestown lit up for Easter – with National Flag on pillar. St Martin’s church Farnivane lit up for Easter.    

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Prayer resources for each day of Holy Week

Click on ‘How to pray your way through Holy Week at home’ in the box below to take you to the diocesan website. How to pray your way through Holy Week at home  

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Good Friday – Stations of the Cross

Good Friday – Stations of the Cross

The Stations of the Cross in Newcestown church – see photographs below: Jesus Condemned to Death. Jesus Receives the Cross. Jesus Falls the First Time. Jesus Meets His Holy Mother. Jesus is Aided by Simon. Veronica Wipes the Face of Jesus. Jesus Falls a Second Time. Jesus Consoles the Women of Jerusalem. Jesus Falls the […]

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Prayer for protection (against COVID-19)

Prayer for protection (against COVID-19) We ask for prayers for those affected by the Coronavirus.  Placing all our trust in the Lord, and asking Our Lady and the saints to intercede for us, we invite you to pray these prayers, in the church and at home:  (from Saint Patrick’s Breastplate) Christ with me, Christ before […]

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Religious Services

HSE – Coronavirus (COVID-19) Guidance for Religious Services 27/02/2020 v1.2              Last reviewed: 27/02/2020 This guidance document gives general advice about preventing the spread of COVID-19 during religious services. While the guidance describes several practices specific to Christian religious services, people from other religious groups can adapt the advice to […]

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New bishop ordained this month

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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