Measures to counter rapidly rising infections

Fr. Dan, with the advice of the Parish Pastoral Council, has decided that from today, Wednesday 23rd December, Masses and other Church services in the Parish of Thomastown will be available online, at   and on 108fm.

The Parish Church will continue to be open for private prayer each day.

The reason for this…

John the Baptiser

John the Baptiser gets the spotlight this Advent weekend. He was an interesting individual. He dressed strangely and spent a lot of time in the desert, ‘the voice of one crying out in the wilderness’. He had a huge following – the people were oppressed and waiting for someone who would liberate them. John…


Ossory Faith Development Group has some offerings for Advent. Access them through Resolve to pick up on at least one of these offerings.

St Mary’s National School

Admissions notice to parents of Junior Infants 2021/’22 If you wish to enrol your child for 2021/’22 application forms are now available on the school website:

CHY3 Forms:

If you have not already done so, would you please be good enough to return the completed CHY3 forms as soon as possible before year end. Thank You.

Thomastown Parish Senior Citizens Association:

For the safety of our members the shop will remain closed for the month of December and reopen in the New Year. Donations can be arranged to be dropped off by calling 0868237526. Stay safe and we miss you

Kilkenny Camogie

All the best to the Kilkenny Camogie team who take on Galway in the All Ireland final next weekend. Especially our very own Anna & Megan Farrell and Ray Challoner.

The Plan for living with Covid-19: Religious Services

It is great to have people in Church for Masses and other services. Government invites Places of Worship to reopen for religious services at Level 3. This will be reviewed in January. This allows for up to 50 worshippers to attend Services. We resume with protective measures. It is very important to adhere to social…

What about an Advent wreath?

Place 3 candles of one colour on a tray or wreath almost making a circle and then put one candle of a different colour to complete the circle. Traditionally these are 3 purple and one rose but work with what you have. Put a white candle in the centre for Christ’s light to be lit…

Advent: Ossory Faith Development Group

Ossory Faith Development Group has some offerings for Advent. Access them through