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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

Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs & Friday Mass at 9.30 a.m.

Friday, 29th March Evening Prayer at 7.30 p.m.

Adoration Thursday, 28th March - 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Adoration Friday, 29th March 2.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m.
Saturday Mass at 7.30 p.m.
Sunday Mass at 11 a.m.

Church of the Assumption

Saturday, 30th March Mass at 6.00 p.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

Sunday 31st March Mass at 9.30 a.m.
Mass on Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday at 9.30 a.m. in the Oratory

Upcoming Events

Confirmation 2019

April 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


April 15 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


April 27 @ 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Weekly Notices


March 25, 2019

First Penance takes place on Tuesday, 26th March in Talbotstown Church at 7 p.m. for children attending Talbotstown National School.
First Penance takes place on Wednesday, 27th March in Tynock Church at 7 p.m. for children attending Tynock National School.


March 24, 2019

Chrism Mass will take place on Monday, 15th April at 7.30 p.m. in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow. Bishop Denis warmly invites parishioners from across the diocese to join him for this Mass during which the priests of the diocese will renew their priestly promises and the Oil of Catechumens, Oil of the Sick…

Thinking of what to do for Lent?

March 17, 2019

Bishop Denis is inviting all of us to take this time of Lent to reflect on our celebration of the Mass and to renew our own appreciation of the Sunday Mass as the highpoint of our Christian life. Over the coming weeks a whole suite of resources will be available on www.kandle.ie for…


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.

Traditional Music Concert DVD

December 19, 2018

A DVD of the Traditional Music Concert which was held in St. Patrick’s Church in aid of Rathvilly National School is available from the School at €10.


December 9, 2018

Marriage Preparation Course: Accord Carlow are now taking bookings for the following courses:
May 10th & 11th, June 7th & 8th, 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…


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

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