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


about St. Mary’s Church, Clonaghadoo

Popes Monthly Prayer Intention

SEPTEMBER 2020  We pray that the planet’s resources will not be plundered, but shared in a just and respectful manner.

AUGUST 2020  We pray for those who work and live from the sea, among them sailors, fishermen and their families.

JULY 2020  May today’s families be accompanied with love, respect and guidance.   

JUNE 2020  The Way of the Heart – May all those who suffer find their way in life, allowing themselves to be touched by the heart of Jesus. 

MAY 2020 May deacons, faithful in their service to the Word and the poor, be an invigorating symbol for the entire Church.

APRIL 2020  We pray that those suffering from addiction may be helped and accompanied.

MARCH 2020  We pray that the Church in China may persevere in its faithfulness to the Gospel and grow in unity.

FEBRUARY 2020  We pray that the cries of our migrant brothers and sisters, victims of criminal trafficking, may be heard and considered.

JANUARY 2020  We pray that Christians, followers of other religions, and all people of goodwill may promote peace and justice in the world.

DECEMBER 2019  That every country take the measures necessary to prioritize the future of the very young, especially those who are suffering.

NOVEMBER 2019  That a spirit of dialogue, encounter, and reconciliation emerge in the Near East, where diverse religious communities share their lives together.

OCTOBER 2019  That the breath of the Holy Spirit engender a new missionary “spring” in the Church.

SEPTEMBER 2019   That politicians, scientists and economists work together to protect the world’s seas and oceans.

AUGUST 2019   That families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly “schools of true human growth.

JULY 2019   That those who administer justice may work with integrity, and that the injustice which prevails in the world may not have the last word.

JUNE 2019  That priests, through the modesty and humility of their lives, commit themselves actively to a solidarity with those who are most poor.

MAY 2019  That the Church in Africa, through the commitment of its members, may be the seed of unity among her peoples and a sign of hope for this continent.

APRIL 2019 For Doctors and their humanitarian collaborators in war zones, who risk their lives to save the lives of others.

MARCH 2019  That Christian communities, especially those who are persecuted, feel that they are close to Christ and have their rights respected.

FEBRUARY 2019  For a generous welcome of the victims of human trafficking, of enforced prostitution, and of violence.

JANUARY 2019  That young people, especially in Latin America, follow the example of Mary and respond to the call of the Lord to communicate the joy of the Gospel to the world.

December 2018  That people, who are involved in the service and transmission of faith, may find, in their dialogue with culture, a language suited to the conditions of the present time.

November 2018 That the language of love and dialogue may always prevail over the language of conflict.

October 2018 That consecrated religious men and women may bestir themselves, and be present among the poor, the marginalized, and those who have no voice.

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.