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

New Cork and Ross Diocesan Funeral Arrangements

November 4, 2021

In the past two weeks, Cork and Ross Diocese has had meetings with Clergy, Funeral Directors and Parish Funeral Team Members, to explain the new arrangements for funerals.

The main changes are:

  • There will be no Sunday Funerals from…

Important Notice from Bishop Fintan Gavin, 2nd September 2021

September 10, 2021

Following Tuesday’s government announcement on Reframing the Challenge, continuing our Recovery and Reconnecting of new public health measures all religious ceremonies can proceed with up to 50% of church capacity while still being subject to appropriate protective measures including social…


Public Worship Recommencing

May 7, 2021

Weekday Masses

Weekday Masses will recommence the week beginning Monday 10th May.

Mass for Rath is available online. Unfortunately, despite our best-efforts cameras are not yet installed in the Cathedral. Therefore, weekday Mass times will be:

Skibbereen at 9.30…


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