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

Please look at Notices for Christmas Mass Times.

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

Sacred Heart Church, Rath

Please look at Notices for Christmas Mass Times

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

St Mona’s Church, Sherkin Island

Please look at Notices for Christmas Mass Times

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

Séipéal Naomh Ciarán, Oileán Chléire

Please look at Notices for Christmas Mass Times

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

Notices

Celebration of Mass will move to online only from Saturday 26th December 2020

December 26, 2020

From Saturday 26th December, in accordance with government guidelines, the Celebration of Mass will move to online only.

Masses will be live-streamed via the webcam in Sacred Heart Church, Rath on www.skibbereenandrath.ie

Mass Schedule:

Weekend Mass

Saturday Vigil – 7.30 pm
Sunday – 10.15 am

Weekday…


Online Christmas Mass Times

December 15, 2020

Due to the  Covid – 19 restrictions in place, admission to these Masses is by ticket ONLY  

Thursday, 24th  December – Christmas Eve           

Sacred Heart Church, Rath                                                 10.15 am  

Sacred Heart Church, Rath                                        …


Open for Prayer

December 8, 2020

In challenging times like this people find strength, consolation and hope in prayer. We rediscover the value of the traditional prayers such as the Rosary, the Memorare, and St Patrick’s Breastplate etc. The obligation to be physically present at Mass on Sundays and Holy Days (including St. Patrick’s Day) is suspended for everybody…


Hear Mass via the Radio, TV and Internet

December 1, 2020

Radio Maria: Mass is broadcast daily at 10.00 am and on Sunday at 10.00 am and 11.00 am. Listen on Saorview ch210, or on the “Radio Maria Ireland” App, or on Internet https://www.radiomaria.ie/ and on Facebook “Listen Live Radio”

RTE News Now TV broadcasts Mass every weekday at…


Séipéal Naomh Ciarán Repainting

November 24, 2020

Repainting of the interior of our Church Séipéal Naomh Ciarán is finally complete. Sincerest thanks to all who gave their time, skills, labour and so very many generous financial donations to the preservation of this small remote island Church. Huge thanks to Fr Michael Kelleher Adm, Skibbereen and Rath and The Islands and…


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