Church Notices

9th July 2021

Permanent Diaconate Opportunities

The Bishop of Cloyne invites men between the ages of 30 and 60 who are interested in serving as Deacons in the Church to make contact with a view to exploring the possibility of undertaking formation with a view to ordination as Deacon.

This ministry is open to men, either married or single, between the ages of 30 and 60. Leaving Certificate or its equivalent is required as well as a deep personal commitment to the Catholic faith.

For further information please contact:

Rev. Joseph O’Mahony, Macroom 086-8867936 or 026-41029 (in July)
Rev William Bermingham, Youghal 083-8687196 or 024 91717 (in August)

Changes to Mass times in Norwood

Mass has resumed on Tuesday mornings. The weekly Mass times in Norwood are now , 9.30am on Tuesday, 7pm on Friday, and 11am on Sunday.

Adoration Chapel

The Adoration Chapel is open each week, on Wednesdays from 11am until 9pm, and on Thursdays and Fridays from 11am until 6pm. All are welcome to join us in quiet reflection and prayer.

Christmas Concert (SOLD OUT)

Our Carols by Candlelight concert will take place in the Cathedral on Thursday 14th December, at 7.30pm.

Tickets are SOLD OUT.

Christmas Eve Mass Times:

Cathedral: 5pm, 7pm, 9pm, and Midnight

St Benedict’s Priory: 10pm

Christmas Day Mass Times:

Cathedral: 10am and 12 pm

Ballymore: 9.30am

Norwood: 11am

St Benedict’s Priory: 9am

The Parish Office will close on Friday, the 23rd December, and will re-open on Monday, 8th January 2024.

We wish you all a Peaceful and Blessed Christmas.

First Confession, Holy Communion, and Confirmation dates for 2024

First Confession dates:

Walterstown NS – 20th February, at 7pm, in Ballymore

St Joseph’s NS – 21st February, at 7pm, in the Cathedral

St Mary’s NS – 22nd February, at 7pm, in the Cathedral

BSRAC – 27th and 28th February, at 7pm, in the Sacred Heart Church Norwood.

Holy Communion dates:

Saturday 11th May – St Joseph’s NS

Saturday 18th May – BSRAC and Walterstown

Saturday 25th May – St Mary’s NS


Tuesday 14th May – 10am – Gaelscoil, St Joseph’s, St Mary’s, and Walterstown

Tuesday 14th May – 1pm – BSRAC