Issue 1299 29th March 2020

Follow Deacon Gerry’s Blog of prayerful resources & reflections:

Sat & Sun 28th / 29th March 2020

This weekend, please join us Mass at 6pm on Saturday & 10am on Sunday via webcam on

Sunday Missalettes with Fr Kevin’s Homily available in Church Porch, Blessington if you want to follow Sunday Mass on webcam.

For help finding the webcam online service please call Carol: 045 865 327 from 9am to 1pm or Jean: 087 235 0835 from 9am to 5pm (Monday to Friday only)

►Daily Mass via Webcam at 9.30am Monday to Friday please join us in prayer:

Tuesday 31st March 2020

The Citizens Information Centre is closed to the public; however, they are available to answer your queries by telephone from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday: 076 107 4000

Wednesday 1st April 2020

The Citizens Information Centre is closed to the public; however, they are available by telephone to answer your queries from 9am to 8pm Monday to Friday: 076 107 4000

Thursday 2nd April 2020

St Mary’ Schools & Blessington Parish Last week’s numbers: 3, 7, 9, 19 Jackpot not won. Congratulations to the weekly prize winner of €25 – Tina McNamara. Info: Parish Office 045 865 327. The lotto draw is still taking place every Thursday at 8pm. This week’s Jackpot €1375

Deacon Gerry will lead a Holy Hour of Prayer and Benediction via Webcam from 7pm to 8pm from Church of Our Lady Blessington. Log in for an hour of prayer, music and reflection. Please help your parents & grandparents to access all the webcam services from our Church.

Friday 3rd April 2020

1st Friday of the Month, Mass will be offered for those on November List of the Dead

Bethany Bereavement Support Group would like to advise people there will be no meetings in the Coimín Centre until further notice. If you need to speak to a member please ring 087 632 1631 or visit

St Vincent de Paul local no: 087 181 1579

Mass Intentions this Week

George Allen (RD) Margaret Ellis (nee Atkinson) (RD)

Saturday 6pm: Jack Keogh (A) Paul Flanagan (RD)

Sunday 10am: Declan Sam Byrne (A) Gerry McIntyre (1st A)

We also Remember the following:  Josephine Cullen (A) Annie Cullen (A) Christy, Kitty, Goo Nolan (A) Maisie Monaghan (A)

Pete Nolan (A) Jimmy, Maisie & May Nolan

Monday: Mass for those on list for Sick

Tuesday: Margaret Deegan (RD), Paddy Neilan (RD)

Wednesday: Thanksgiving, Get Well

Thursday: Sp Intentions, Sp Intentions, Margaret Ellis nee Atkinson (RD)

Friday: November Altar List of the Dead


The Parish Office is Closed to the Public.

We are available by telephone or email for Mass Bookings, Mass Cards, Newsletter Ads & Notices, and General Enquiries. Monday to Friday only


Carol: 045 865 327 from 9am to 1pm

Jean: 087 2350835 from 9am to 5pm


Blessington Library is now providing access to Touch-Type Read and Spell (TTRS), a multi-sensory, structured online course particularly useful for those with dyslexia, DCD/dyspraxia, ASD and ADHD.  It assists those who experience spelling, reading or writing difficulties and also develops their typing skills.  It is suitable for all age groups, learning at their own pace, at home.  To get started contact Blessington Library on (045) 891 740 for your unique log in and password.


In light of recent government guidelines, West Wicklow Cancer Support are suspending our services until further notice. The health and safety of our service users and volunteers is paramount, we may be closed but we are still here to help you. Contact us on 087 4346004 / with any enquiries.  To the wider community, health workers and those in the service industry stay safe and thank you from the bottom of our hearts.


ALONE has launched a national support line & for older people who have concerns or are facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Professional staff will be available to answer queries & give advice & reassurance. Lines open Mon to Fri, 8am to 8pm, 0818 222 024

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