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Norms for Indulgences at the Commemoration of All Souls

1. From 12 o'clock noon on 1st November until midnight on 2nd November, all who have confessed, received Holy Communion, and prayed for the Pope's intentions (one Our Father and Hail Mary, or any other prayer of one's choice) can gain one plenary indulgence by visiting a church or oratory, and there reciting one Our Father and the Apostles' Creed.

This indulgence is applicable only to the souls of the departed. Confession may be made at any time within the week preceding or the week following 1st November. Holy Communion may be received on any day from 1st November to 8th November.

2. The faithful who visit a cemetery and pray for the dead may gain a plenary indulgence applicable only to the Holy Souls on the usual conditions once per day from 1st to 8th November. The conditions mentioned above apply also for this.

Saturday November 1st

All Saints' Day is a Holyday of Obligation.


St. John's Friday (Vigil); 6.10pm; Saturday, 9am, 10.30am, 12 noon and 6.10pm.

Immaculate Conception Church, Rathass Friday (Vigil); 7pm; Saturday 10am.

St Brendan's Curraheen; Friday (Vigil); 8pm. No Mass on Saturday morning.


SUNDAY NOVEMBER 2nd is the Feast of All Souls, Commemoration of the Faithful Departed.

Saturday Vigils and Sunday Masses as usual.

Penitential Service with confession in St. John's Church on Sunday, November 2nd at 6.10pm.

Remembering our Dead

MASS FOR THOSE WHO DIED DURING THE PAST YEAR will be celebrated on Friday, November 7th in St. John's Church at 7.30pm. (This replaces the 6.10pm Mass on that evening)

GOD'S ACRE MASS will be celebrated on Wednesday November 5th at 3.30pm



Masses for those on the November List:

St. John's Church, Fridays at 6.10pm.

St Brendan's Church, Curraheen, Tuesdays at 7.30pm.

Immaculate Conception Wednesdays at 7pm.


ROSARY IN RATH CEMETERY: every Tuesday night of November at 7.30pm beginning November 4th.


BLESSING OF THE GRAVES Sunday November 2nd. Annagh at 12.00 noon and Rath at 3.00pm.

Thought for the week

Be imitators of a God who is kind, loving and whose ears are open to the cries of those who have been hurt. Love God and your neighbour with all your heart, soul and mind and you will be rewarded tenfold.....

(St John's Social Justice and Peace Committee).


Mass Times

St John the Baptist Castle St.
WEEKDAYS Monday – Friday
8.30am 10.00am, 6.10pm



SUNDAY 9.00am 10.30am, 12.00noon
Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: Fridays after 10am mass until 6.10
CONFESSIONS: Saturdays from 12 noon to 1pm and from 5.30 to 6.00pm.
St Brendan’s Curraheen
WEEKDAYS As Announced
SUNDAY 11.00am
Immaculate Conception, Rathass
WEEKDAYS As Announced
SUNDAY 10.00am
Dominican, Holy Cross, Day Pl
WEEKDAYS 8.00am, 1.05pm, 7.30pm
SUNDAY 8.00am, 9.30am, 11.00am, 12noon