St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick

Mass Times

Saturday Vigil: 7.30pm
Sunday: 11.00am
Weekdays: Mon, Wed & Friday 10.00am
Tuesday and Thursday: 7.30pm

Holy Days: 11.00am & 7.30pm.

about St. Joseph’s Church, Mountmellick

St. Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo

Mass Times

Sunday: 9.00am
First Friday: 8.00pm


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Popes Monthly Prayer Intention

September 2018  Young People in Africa
That young people in Africa may have access to education and work in their own countries.

AUGUST 2018: The Treasure of Families
That any far-reaching decisions of economists and politicians may protect the family as one of the treasures of humanity.

JULY 2018:   Priests and their Pastoral Ministry
That priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests.

JUNE 2018:  Social Networks
That social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects other for their differences.

MAY 2018:  The Mission of Laity
That the lay faithful may fulfill their specific mission, by responding with creativity to the challenges that face the world today.

April 2018 : For Those who have Responsibility in Economic Matters :  That economists may have the courage to reject any economy of exclusion and know how to open new paths.

MARCH 2018   Formation in Spiritual Discernment
That the Church may appreciate the urgency of formation in spiritual discernment, both on the personal and communitarian levels.

FEBRUARY 2018  Say “No” to Corruption  That those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.

JANUARY 2018  Religious Minorities in Asia:  That Christians, and other religious minorities in Asian countries, may be able to practice their faith in full freedom.

DECEMBER  For the elderly That the elderly, sustained by families and Christian communities, may apply their wisdom and experience to spreading the faith and forming the new generations.

NOVEMBER  Christians in Asia. That Christians in Asia, bearing witness to the Gospel in word and deed, may promote dialogue, peace, and mutual understanding, especially with those of other religions.

OCTOBER Workers and the Unemployed.  That all workers may receive respect and protection of their rights, and that the unemployed may receive the opportunity to contribute to the common good.

SEPTEMBER  Parishes at the service of the mission.    That our parishes, animated by a missionary spirit, may be places where faith is communicated and charity
is seen.

AUGUST  Artists  That artists of our time, through their ingenuity, may help everyone discover the beauty of creation.

JULY  Lapsed Christians:  That our brothers and sisters who have strayed from the faith, through our prayer and witness to the Gospel, may rediscover the merciful closeness of the Lord and the beauty of the Christian life.|

JUNE National Leaders.  That national leaders may firmly commit themselves to ending the arms trade, which victimizes so many innocent people.

MAY Christians in Africa.  That Christians in Africa, in imitation of the Merciful Jesus, may give prophetic witness to reconciliation, justice, and peace

APRIL  Young People.   That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.

MARCH Support for Persecuted Christians.  That persecuted Christians may be supported by the prayers and material help of the whole Church.

FEBRUARY  Comfort for the Afflicted.  That all those who are afflicted, especially the poor, refugees, and marginalized, may find welcome and comfort in our communities.

JANUARY  Christian Unity.   That all Christians may be faithful to the Lord’s teaching by striving with prayer and fraternal charity to restore ecclesial communion and by collaborating to meet the challenges facing humanity.