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As the Christmas story unfolds.

Christmas 2017 is at hand. The intensity and busyness has begun to subside and we can now breathe a sigh of relief that the sacred day of Christ’s birth is about to dawn upon us. It may well have been a struggle for some of us but we have survived. We can now slip out of the  material cloak of these past few weeks and don the mantle of awe, wonder and reverence at this special moment in God’s time.

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Christmas Mass times and Confessions

Christmas Eve

12noon   to   1.00pm : Confessions at Christmas in Newmarket church in the confessional Box

6.00pm:     Childrens Mass  in Newmarket

7.30pm: The Wells

8.00pm:       Carrigerry

9.00pm:       Newmarket

Christmas Day

9.00am:   Carrigerry

10.00am:   The Wells

11.00am:    Newmarket




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The Sacrament of Reconciliation.

We welcome the Friars from the Franciscan Community in Ennis who will lead our Reconciliation Service in Ss. John and Paul’s Church, Shannon on Tuesday evening Dec 19th at 7.00pm. With Christmas on our door step, we are invited to pause and reflect on our life journey. Most of us are aware of being less than perfect, of doing things we later regret. If we hang on to our regrets and guilt it may cripple us and make us unable

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Tradaree Cluster Christmas Carol Services

On this Tuesday 12th December @7.00pm our parish will host a Cluster Carol Service in Newmarket church. For the last few years the Tradaree Cluster which includes the parishes of Newmarket on Fergus, Sixmilebridge and Shannon have been working more closely together to provide for the pastoral needs of the people of this area. On Tuesday evening our three parishes will come together to sing the traditional Christmas Carols and help create an atmosphere of joyful hope and expectation as

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Remembering the Dead

A mass to remember all who have died this past year will be held at 7.30pm next Wednesday Night 29th  November in Newmarket Church.                                                                                You are all invited to come along to pray together as a community for their Eternal Happiness and also for those who mourn their loss.