2nd Sunday of Advent 2nd Sunday of Advent
8th December 2019 8th December 2019
2nd Sunday of Advent 2nd Sunday of Advent
Church of the Assumption, Tynock Church of the Assumption, Tynock
St. Patrick's Church, Rathvilly St. Patrick's Church, Rathvilly
St. Brigid's Church,Talbotstown St. Brigid's Church,Talbotstown


Return to the LORD your God, for he is gracious and compassionate, slow to anger and abounding in love.

Welcome to our Parish

The people of our parish show a great pride in our Churches and parish and we hope to continue the excellent work of our predecessors and the various organisations and committees within the parish.
If you contribute to the life of the parish by attending Mass and other celebrations, give your time and talents as a volunteer in one of the many lay ministries and/or provide financial support. We would like to offer our sincere thanks and encourage you to continue to be part of our parish family as it grows and develops.

Mass Times

St. Patrick's Rathvilly

Monday, 9th December Mass at 10.00 a.m.

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday 10/11/12/13 Dec Mass at 9.30 a.m.

Eucharistic Adoration on Thursday 10.00 - 11.00 a.m. Friday 2.00 - 7.00 p.m.
Saturday Mass at 7.30 p.m.
Sunday Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Church of the Assumption

Sunday, 15th December Mass at 9.30 a.m.

Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 9.30 a.m. in the Oratory

Note *** Masses for Tynock & Talbotstown rotate weekly, check times on the Newsletter or Focus.

St Brigid's Church, Talbotstown

Saturday, 14th December Mass at 6.00 p.m.

Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 9.30 a.m. in the Oratory

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Weekly Notices


August 9, 2019

A Web Camera is in operation in St. Patrick’s Church, Rathvilly
Our webcam statistics for the year – total views are: 10,596
Top 10 countries are: Ireland United Kingdom United States Italy Australia
Serbia Jordan Spain Austria.


August 5, 2019

Dear people of Rathvilly & Kiltegan Parish
As I leave Ireland after my short visit I would like to let you know that my heart is
full of gratitude. I found a really warm welcoming community. I want sincerely to
THANK YOU for your generosity and help for my new task as…


July 12, 2019

As a parish community, we are delighted to welcome Fr. Cristian Pista to spend a month among us. He is resident in the Parochial House and will be involved in Masses and other services in the Parish. He is anxious to interact with parishioners as much as possible. He belongs to the…


February 17, 2019

If any coeliac would like to receive special low Gluten Hosts at Mass or receive Communion from the Chalice, please speak to the Priest to make arrangements.


December 9, 2018

Marriage Preparation Course: Accord Carlow are now taking bookings for the following courses:
September 6th & 7th, October 4th & 5th. You are required to attend a Pre-marriage course if you are getting married in a Catholic Church. Bookings can be made online at www.accord.ie or telephone Mary 059 9138738.


November 28, 2018

This position is still vacant and I invite expressions of interest from anyone who might like to undertake this role which is truly important in serving the Parish Community. Applications should be made in writing or by email and directed to Fr. McEvoy, Parochial House, Rathvilly. Phone 059 9161114/086 3232403 or email: jmce51@gmail.com

ADORATION – St. Patrick’s Church, Rathvilly

November 11, 2018

Adoration will take place each Thursday from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

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