Issue 1302 April 19th 2020

Saturday 18th April 2020

Mass at 6.30pm via webcam on

Sunday 19th April 2020

Sunday Mass at 10am via webcam on

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

►Mary’ Schools & Blessington Parish Last week’s numbers: Jackpot not won. Numbers drawn: 3, 13, 21, 25 Congratulations to the weekly prize winner of €25 – John Paul Moran. Info: Parish Office 045 865 327. The lotto draw is still taking place every Thursday at 8pm. Next  week’s Jackpot €1625

Mass Intentions this Week

Adlof Wahl (RD) Patrick Maguire (RD) Norman Holmes (RD) Carmel Johnson (RD) Shay Keogh (RD)

Saturday 6pm: Fintan Byrne (A) Gretta Murphy (A)

Sunday 10am: Maisie Miley (1st A)  Michael (Mick) Fleming (1st A) Margaret, Thomas, Noeleen, and Peter O’Keefe (A)

We also Remember the following: Brian & Paddy Crickley (A)

Monday: Mass for those on list for Sick

Tuesday: George Allen (Mths Mind) Living Int, Thanksgiving

Wednesday: Joseph Nixon (A) Margaret Geoghegan (RD)

Thursday: Mattie Lennon (RD) Michael Fannon (RD)

Friday: Blessington Deceased Mass Card List

 The Parish Office is Closed to the Public however we are available by telephone or email  for Mass Bookings & General Enquiries Monday to Friday


Carol: 045 865 327 from 9am to 1pm

Jean: 087 2350835 from 9am to 5pm

In accordance with Government guidelines on public gatherings, the Annual Cemetery Mass at Burgage scheduled for Sunday 17th May at 3 PM has been cancelled a Memorial Remembrance Mass will be held on 17th May at 3pm in Church of our Lady, Blessington, Via Webcam only

Follow Deacon Gerry’s Blog  of prayerful resources & reflections: or on Facebook Page

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)

!!!! No lockdown on Messenger. The Messenger is still being printed and distributed monthly. However, some may find it hard to access it. Thus, we are offering a free digital subscription for three months. If you would like to receive this, please send an email to, with message digital. their publications can be ordered at

West Wicklow Cancer Support are suspending services until further notice. The health & safety of our service users & volunteers is paramount, we may be closed but we are still here to help you. Contact us on 087 4346004 / with any enquiries.

The annual Diocesan Knock Pilgrimage  will be postponed until further notice.  At the heart of this difficult decision is the welfare of our pilgrims. Instead we are inviting people to make a virtual pilgrimage to Knock on Saturday 25th April by joining in the Masses broadcast from Knock and visit the Apparition Chapel all online at:

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

Blessington Library is now providing access to Touch-Type Read & 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 & 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.

Live Online Creative Writing courses available at Classes held weekly using video sharing. Fun interactive and educational. Students will be able to submit their work and have it reviewed. Also an online Creative Writing competition see for more details.



St Vincent de Paul local no: 087 181 1579


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