Synod Meeting Donaghmore – CANCELLED

Published on January 4, 2022

Dear Parishioners,

I have decided that it is in our best interests to cancel our planned meeting regarding the Synod on Thursday 13 January in the Torrent Centre Donaghmore.  Practically everybody I speak to these days has someone at home isolating,  the virus is rife in our parishes and its maybe not a good idea…

Synod Meeting Donaghmore – Thu 13 Jan 2022

Published on December 5, 2021

Dear Parishioners,

Pope Francis is inviting all the lay faithful to enter into dialogue with him about the life of the Church. This is part of a synodal process that aims to help the Church spread the Gospel message in today’s world.

Catholics are encouraged to discuss and respond to questions on the following themes:

Christmas Mass Times: 2021

Published on December 5, 2021

Friends,  please see below the times of Christmas Masses. Thank you all for your care, support and encouragement throughout the year it is very much appreciated.

Over Christmas Weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday),  please choose to attend one Mass,  and that will allow others to be present in the church.

Mass can also…

Mary’s Meals – Step by Step Walk

Published on July 24, 2021

Mary’s Meals “Step by Step to Feed the Next Child” Sponsored walk is taking place between the 24th July and the 15th August. It starts in five different locations throughout Ireland and finishes in Knock on 15th August, the feast of the Assumption.

Our Northern section will pass near our parish as follows: Wed 28th July…

Churches re-open after Easter

Published on April 1, 2021

We are delighted that the Churches in the parish will be opening after Easter.

From Thursday 8 April both Churches will be open to parishioners for Mass at normal times.

All parishioners are asked to follow Covid guidelines with respect to social distancing and wearing masks to minimise the risks to everyone attending Mass.

Easter Triduum 2021

Published on March 30, 2021

The churches remain closed for the Easter period, but parishioners can join on web cam as follows:

Holy Thursday: Donaghmore at 7:30pm and Galbally at 7:30pm

Good Friday: Donaghmore at 7:30pm and Galbally at 7:30pm

Easter Vigil: Donaghmore at 7:30pm…

Ash Wednesday – 17th February 2021

Published on February 8, 2021

Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent are approaching, this will provide renewed opportunities for reflection and conversion, albeit under very challenging pastoral circumstances.

This year it is not possible to carry out the distribution of ashes in the usual manner with the ‘Stay at Home’ message and continuing public health restrictions on the gathering…

Masses During Lockdown

Published on January 7, 2021

From midnight on 7th January until 6th February. all Masses will be virtual and available on webcam only.

Churches Open for Mass from 27th December

Published on December 27, 2020

The churches will be open at normal Mass times from Sunday 27th December onwards for parishioners to attend.

Masses will also be available via webcam.

Click here for list of Mass times and link to the webcams for each church.


Christmas Mass Arrangements 2020

Published on December 12, 2020

The following masses are all VIRTUAL MASSES VIA WEBCAM only.

Christmas Eve  (Thu 24 Dec):

6.00pm       Donaghmore Church – Donaghmore webcam

7.30pm        Galbally Church – Galbally webcam

8.00pm        Pomeroy Church – Pomeroy webcam

Christmas Day (Fri 25 Dec):