Our Parishes – Edgeworthstown, Rathowen and Streete

Three neighbouring parishes working together - Trí paróistí comharsanacha ag obair le chéileSt. Mary's Church, Edgeworthstown, Meathas TroimOur Lady's Manor Church, EdgeworthstownSt. Mary's Church, Rathowen, Ráth EoghanSt. Mary's Church, Streete (Boherquill), An tSráid
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Parish Calendar 2023 - Holy Days, Public Holidays
MonthChurch HolidayPublic HolidayParish Event
JanuaryFriday 6th The Epiphany of the LordMonday 2nd New Year
Public Holiday
FebruaryWednesday 22nd Ash WednesdayMonday 6th St. Brigid's Day
Public Holiday
MarchThursday 17th St. Patrick's DayFriday 17th St. Patrick's Day
Public Holiday
AprilSunday 2nd Palm Sunday
Friday 7th Good Friday
Sunday 9th Easter Sunday
Monday 10th Easter Monday
Public Holiday
Sunday 30th April
First Holy Communion -
MaySunday 28th Pentecost SundayMonday 1st May
Public Holiday
Saturday 27th May
First Holy Communion - Edgeworthstown
JuneMonday 5th June
Public Holiday
Friday 2nd June
Sacrament of Confirmation - Edgeworthstown
Sunday 17th June
Blessing of Graves - Boherquill 8.00 p.m./ Coolamber Cemetery 7.15 p.m. /Streete Graveyard 6.30 p.m.
JulySaturday 1st July
Blessing of Graves - Rathaspic 7.00 p.m./Russagh 8.00 p.m.
Sunday 2nd July
Edgeworthstown (Aughafin) Cemetery
Mass at 1.00p.m.
AugustTuesday 15th The Assumption of The Blessed Virgin MaryMonday 7th August Public Holiday
OctoberMonday 30th October Public Holiday
NovemberWednesday 1st All Saints Day
DecemberFrisday 8th Feast of the Immaculate Conception
Monday 25th Christmas Day
Monday & Tuesday 25th & 26th
Christmas Public Holidays
Mass Times and Church Notices

Mass Times and Church Notices

Mass Times This Week:

St. Mary’s
The Manor
St. Mary’s
St. Mary’s
Streete (Boherquill)
24th Sunday of Ordinary Time
Cycle A
Sunday 17/09/2023
11.00 a.m. live & via webcam 10.00 a.m. Mass is
live and live streamed on
Rathowen Community Development
Facebook Page
Monday 11.00 a.m.
Tuesday 11.00 a.m. 9.30 a.m.
Wednesday 11.00 a.m. 9.30 a.m.
Thursday 11.00 a.m. 9.30 a.m.
Friday 11.00 a.m. 8.00 p.m.
Saturday 7.00 p.m. 11.00 a.m. 8.00 p.m.
www.churchtv.ie > Longford > Edgeworthstown
Sunday Mass Times from March 6th 2022:
Vigil Mass Saturday evening: Edgeworthstown @ 7.00 p.m. & Boherquill @ 8.00 p.m.
Sunday Morning: Rathowen @ 10.00 a.m. & Edgeworthstown @ 11.00 a.m. Sunday morning Rathowen Mass at 10.00 a.m. is live streamed on Rathowen Community Development Facebook page


Edgeworthstown (St. Mary’s Church):

  • Monday to Friday 11.30 a.m. to 12.30 Eucharistic Adoration


  • Tuesday 7.00 p.m. Rosary
  • Thursday 10.00 to 10.30 a.m. Eucharistic Adoration


  • Thursday 7.00 p.m. Rosary
  • Friday 7.00 to 8.00 p.m. Eucharistic Adortion

Legion of Mary
Meeting every Thursday at 11.30 p.m. in the parish hall, Edgeworthstown (behind the church). New members are always very welcome.

Three months notice must be given to the Parish and to the State.
Pre Marriage course is required – ACCORD

By arrangement.

Parish Secretary (Edgeworthstown):
If you wish to book Anniversary Masses.
Also if you wish to contribute to Offertory Collections and to Priests Dues by way of the weekly envelope system the parish secretary will include you, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 10.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.
The Presbetry
St. Mary’s Church
Dublin Road
Co. Longford.
Phone no. 043 6671046
E-mail edgeworthstownparish@gmail.com

Services for our new communities
Polish / Czech / Syro Malabar / African

I am Polish. Where can I attend Mass in Polish?

Polish Mass is celebrated on the first and third Sunday of each month at 5.00 p.m. in St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford
Confession 4.30 p.m. when Polish Mass is celebrated.
Contact: Fr. Krzysztof Przanowski, Polish Chaplaincy, St. Mary’s Presbytery, Athlone.
E-Mail kprzanowski@gmail.com
Polish website: www.duszpasterstwowathlone.org

Jestem Polakiem. Gdzie mogę uczęszczać na Mszę po polsku?
Msza polska odprawiana jest w pierwszą i trzecią niedzielę każdego miesiąca o godzinie 17.00. w katedrze św. Mel w Longford
Spowiedź o 16.30 kiedy odprawiana jest polska Msza św.
Kontakt: ks. Krzysztof Przanowski, Duszpasterstwo Polskie, Prezbiterium Mariackie, Athlone.
E-mail: kprzanowski@gmail.com
Polska strona internetowa: www.duszpasterstwowathlone.org
I am Slovakian. Where can I attend Mass in Slovak?
Slovakian Mass is celebrated on the second Saturday of each month at 4.00 p.m. in St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford
Contact: Fr. Eugeen Ribinski, The Presbytery, Cathedral, Longford. E-Mail: stmelcathedral@eircom.net

Som slovenský. Kde môžem navštevovať mše v slovenčine?
Slovenská slávnosť sa slávi v druhej sobotu v mesiaci o 16.00 hod. v katedrále sv. Mel v Longforde
Kontakt: Fr. Eugeen Ribinski The Presbytery, Cathedral, Longford. E-Mail: stmelcathedral@eircom.net
Syro Malaba
I am from Kerala, India. Where can I attend Syro Malabar Mass?
Syro Malabar Mass is celebrated on every first Saturday of the month at 4.30 p.m. in St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford.
Contact: Fr. Reji Kurian, The Presbytery, Cathedral, Longford. E-mail: frrejimcbs@gmail.com
Visit http://syromalabar.ie the website of the Syro Malabar Catholic Church, Dublin.

ഞാൻ കേരളത്തിൽ നിന്നാണ്. സീറോ മലബാർ മാസ്സിനടുത്ത് ഞാൻ എവിടെ നിന്ന് പോകണം?
സീറോ മലബാർ മാസ്സ് എല്ലാ ശനിയാഴ്ചയും വൈകുന്നേരം 4.30 ന് ആഘോഷിക്കുന്നു. സെന്റ് മെൽസ് കത്തീഡ്രൽ, ലോങ്ഫോർഡ്.
ബന്ധപ്പെടുക: ഫാ. റെജി കുര്യൻ, ദി പ്രസ്ബൂറ്ററി, ലോങ്ഫോർഡ്.
ഡബ്ലിനിലെ സീറോ മലബാർ കാത്തലിക് പള്ളി വെബ്സൈറ്റിൽ http://syromalabar.ie സന്ദർശിക്കുക
ñān kēraḷattil ninnāṇ. sīṟēā malabār mās’sinaṭutt ñān eviṭe ninn pēākaṇaṁ?
sīṟēā malabār mās’s ellā śaniyāḻcayuṁ vaikunnēraṁ 4.30 n āghēāṣikkunnu. senṟ mels kattīḍral, lēāṅphēārḍ.
bandhappeṭuka: phā. ṟeji kuryan, di prasbūṟṟaṟi, lēāṅphēārḍ.
ḍablinile sīṟēā malabār kāttalik paḷḷi vebsaiṟṟil http://syromalabar.ie sandarśikkuka.
African Mass
I am from Africa. Where can I attend African Mass?
African Mass is celebrated on the second Sunday of each month at 5.00 p.m. in St. Mel’s Cathedral, Longford.
Contact: Fr. Joseph Okere, The Presbytery, Longford. E-mail: marvellousjoe@yahoo.ca

Recent Baptisms ~ Recent Deaths

Recent Baptisms and Deaths

We welcomed the following children into our Christian community in recent weeks:

~ January 2023 ~

  • Lily Aoife Bialon, Cloverwell Close

~ February ~

  • Aeryn Bree Okubo, Shannon Park

~ April ~

  • Odhran Patrick Mongan, Bracklin Park

~ May ~

  • Jennifer Rose Dunne, Cullyvore and New York
  • Molly Debbie Kennedy, Devine Crescent and Canada
  • Odhran Patrick Mongan, Bracklin Park

~ June ~

  • Niko Niall Mischenko, Devine Crescent

~ July ~

  • Filip Ivan Spoljar, River Park
  • Molly Kathleen McEntee, Cranleymore
  • Felixa Konto, Ballymahon Road
  • Harper May Grimes, Church Street
  • Rowan Thomas McCann, Liscahill

~ August ~

  • Oisín Jeremiah Aung, Kilsallagh
  • Olivia Monica Aung, Kilsallagh
  • Cillian Michéal Harvey, Breaghy

~ September ~

  • Bonnie Kathleen O’Reilly, Mostrim Oaks

Please pray for the souls of our recently departed:-

~ January 2023 ~

  • Mary Gerety, Kenagh, mother of Maire Monaghan, Cranleymore

~ February ~

  • James (Jim) Walsh, Corwella
  • Martin Lacey, father of Geraldine Connaughton

~ March ~

  • Cyril O’Connor, Kilsallagh

~ April ~

  • Philomena Donoghue, Bracklin Road
  • Veronica McLoughlin, Mullingar (sister of Liz Fulham)
  • Thomas Hanlon, Bracklin Road

~ May ~

  • Johnny Lynn, Main Street

~ June ~

  • Margaret (Peggy) O’Connor, Marian Avenue
  • Mary Ellen Curtin, Ballyvaughan, County Clare and Our Ladys Manor
  • P.J. Flood, Marian Avenue and London
  • James (Jim) McCormack, Abhainn Glas

~ July ~

  • Sister Josephine Regan, Shalom

~ August ~

  • Mary Foley, Abhainn Glas
  • John Gogan, Granard Road
  • Sean McNally, Lisnanagh
  • Pat Devaney, Kilmore

~ September ~

  • Chrissie Fancy, nee Dempsey, Dorset and Devine Crescent
  • Mary Walker, Coolarty

Requiescat in Pace
Ar Dheis Dé go raibh a n-anaim
May they rest in peace and rise in glory

Those we love don’t go away,
they walk beside us every day.
Unseen, unheard, but always near.

Jesus, thank you for destroying death so I may live forever!

Rotas (September)



Saturday 7.00 p.m.: Gerry Greene
Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Kate O’Donoghue

Saturday 7.00 p.m: Sandra Durkan and Margaret Kelly
Sunday 11.00 a.m: Anne Smith and Emma O’Reilly

Please arrange a substitute if you cannot be present

Readings for today

Readings for Today

(Courtesy Irish Bishops Conference):

Click for today’s Mass readings

Thought for the week - from our Parish Newsletter
Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois - Knock Shrine - Accord - St. Vincent de Paul - Safeguarding - General Register Office - The Trócaire Romero Award


Diocesan website:


Knock Shrine website :
Daily Masses are available to watch live at 12 noon & 3pm (Sundays) and 3pm (Weekdays) during the Pilgrimage Season (last Sunday in April to 2nd Sunday in October).

Knock Shrine
You can also watch previous ceremonies on the Knock Shrine YouTube Channel

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Accord website :

Picture - Accord


St. Vincent de Paul website :

Picture - SVP


Safeguarding website :

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General Register Office website :

Picture - Gro Ireland


Trócaire Romero Family Award:

The Trócaire Romero Award highlights the efforts of people in Ireland and across the world to raise awareness of human rights violations and support people who are experiencing hardship.