3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time 3rd Sunday in Ordinary Time
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


Dear brother, and sister, if your hands seem empty, if you think your heart is poor in love . . . the grace of God has appeared to shine forth in your life.
Pope Francis

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, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday Mass at 9.30 a.m.
Rosary - each day before Mass
Eucharistic Adoration on Thursday 10 - 11 a.m.
Saturday Mass at 7.30 p.m.
Sunday Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Church of the Assumption

Saturday, 22nd January Mass at 6.00 p.m.

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

St Brigid's Church, Talbotstown

Sunday, 23rd January Mass at 9.30 am.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Weekly Notices

Meditation of the Day

January 21, 2022

MEDITATION OF THE DAY                                       Deacon: Liam Dunne.

“He came to Nazara where he had been brought up”

The hidden years at Nazareth remind us that God has in view always our needs and our trials.  Christ came on earth to save us.  His was the tremendous task of converting a hard-hearted world to a way…

St. Patrick’s Novena starting 19th January 2022

January 19, 2022

HAIL GLORIOUS     Saint Patrick

9 WEEK NOVENA & HOLY MASS     7.00 p.m. each Wednesday

Week 1      Wednesday, 19th January               St. Patrick’s Cathedral Armagh

Week 2 Wednesday, 26th January          Our Lady Queen of Peace Church, Slemish
Week 3  Wednesday, 2nd February         St. Patrick’s Church, Saul
Week 4  Wednesday, 9th February         …


October 7, 2021

PARISH LOTTO        (Kildare & Leighlin Co-Op Lotto Draw)

  • Results for 19th January, 2022 Numbers: 07 – 14 – 19 – 23.
  • Two people from Askea and Rhode shared the Jackpot and received €8,500 each.
  • 33 Match 3s get €31.00 each.

Three local winners this week – Anne Marie Molloy – Promoter Tommy…

Pope Francis appoints Fr John McEvoy as “Chaplain to His Holiness”

August 26, 2021

Pope Francis appoints Fr John McEvoy as “Chaplain to His Holiness”

I am delighted to announce today that Pope Francis has honoured Fr John McEvoy, Parish Priest of Rathvilly and Vice President of Carlow College St Patricks, appointing him as a “Chaplain to…

The Permanent Diaconate

December 11, 2020

We congratulate Liam Dunne, Carlow who will be ordained a Permanent Deacon this Saturday, 12th December by Bishop Denis Nulty in Carlow Cathedral at 3 p.m. Liam will join Rathvilly Kiltegan Parish Team from next weekend.

The Permanent Diaconate
The Diaconate is an ordained ministry which is rooted in scripture. Chapter 6 of the…


August 9, 2020

Loving and healing God,
we, the people of Kildare & Leighlin turn to you in prayer,
confident that you are with us and with all people in every moment.
We stand before you as people of hope, trusting in your care and protection.
May your faithful love…


May 30, 2020

A reminder of Fr Cristian Pista who spent last July in our Parish. Since September
2019 he is back in Marsabit Diocese in a desert area of Kenya near Lake Turkana.
He is in charge of developing the new parish of Turbi. The project of building a

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