Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands
Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands
Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands
Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands

Welcome to the Parishes of Skibbereen & Rath and The Islands

Beginning at the Fastnet Rock, taking in the islands of Cape Clear and Sherkin and including Baltimore and the surrounding area you are in Rath and The Islands Parish.

Follow the Ilen River upstream and as you cross Oldcourt bridge, you are now in the Cathedral Parish of Skibbereen.

To contact a Priest – Parish Office 028 22828
For Urgent Calls – to contact the Priest on Duty – 086 7852262

Mass Times

St. Patrick's Cathedral, Skibbereen

Masses currently live-streamed via the Webcam link:

Mon to Fri 9.30am
Saturday Vigil 6.30pm
Sunday 9.00am
11.30am

Sacred Heart Church, Rath

Masses currently live-streamed via the Webcam link:

Mon, Wed and Fri 10.15 am
Saturday Vigil 7.30 pm
Sunday 10.15 am

St Mona’s Church, Sherkin Island

Mass times under normal circumstances:

Saturday 4.45pm
Check locally for Mass times as they may vary

Séipéal Naomh Ciarán, Oileán Chléire

Mass times under normal circumstances:

Sunday 10.00am
Check locally for Mass times as they may vary

Notices

Message from Bishop Fintan Gavin

October 21, 2022

As we enter into the new pastoral year it appears that we will have to learn to live with covid in the safest way possible.

Reception of Holy Communion

People may receive either in the hand or on the tongue.


New Appointments September 2022

September 3, 2022

Bishop Fintan has made the following appointments for the Family of Parishes of Aughadown, Castlehaven, Kilmacabea, Rath and The Islands, and Skibbereen, where they will share the pastoral care of these parishes:

  • Fr John Heinhold SPS Co-PP
  • Fr Bernard…

Putting out into deep waters (Lk 5:4)

August 29, 2022
Transforming parishes together into mission-centred faith communities

A Pastoral Letter from Bishop Fintan Gavin Diocese of Cork and Ross (August 2022)

To read a pdf version of the pastoral letter on the Diocesan website, click here 


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