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Parish Calendar

The following are the dates for Parish Events for the year

Parish Sacraments 

Celebration of First Penance 2020

Wednesday 11th March at 7.30pm in St. Mary's Church.


Celebration of First Holy Communion 2020

St. Mary’s Church Castleblayney

Sat 2nd May 11am: Scoil na mBuachaili

                             Scoil na gCailin

                             Scoil Bhride, Annalitten                       

Sat 9th May: 11am Gaelscoil Lorgan (as gaeilge)


St. Patrick’s Church Oram

Sat 16 May 11am: Scoil Naomh Padraig

                           Scoil Bhride Annalitten



Celebration of Confirmation 2020:

Saturday 25 April 2020 at 11am in St. Mary's Church



St Mary's, Castleblayney: TBA


St Patrick's Oram:  TBA


Each Saturday after Mass except on the occasion of funerals.

Parish Celebration of Penance in St. Mary’s Church

Lenten Penance Service: Sunday 5th April 2020 at 6pm in St. Mary's Church

Advent Penance Service: Sunday 20th Dec 2020 at 6pm in St. Mary's Church


Service of Remembrance: TBA





The following are the major Feasts of the Church and the various Days of Prayer that have been approved by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference:

Feast of Mary, Mother of God & World Day of Prayer for Peace:  1st  January 2020

World Day for Migrants & Refugees: 20th January 2019

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: 18th - 25th January 2020

Catholic Schools Week: 26th January - 2nd Feb 2020

World Day of Consecrated Life:  2nd February 2020

World Day for the Sick:  11th February 2020

Day of Prayer for Temperance: 23rd February 2020

Ash Wednesday: 27th February 2020

Feast of St Patrick, Apostle of Ireland:  17th March 2020

Good Friday: 10th April 2019

Easter Sunday of the Lord's Resurrection: 12th April 2020

Day of Prayer for Vocations: Sunday 3rd May 2020

The Ascension of the Lord & World Communications Day: 24 May 2020

Pentecost Sunday: 31st May  2020

Feast of the Body & Blood of Christ (Corpus Christi) 14th June 2020

The Sacred Heart of Jesus: 19th June 2020

Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary:15 August 2020.

Day for Life (in Ireland): Sunday 4th October 2020

Mission Sunday: 18th October 2020

Feast of All Saints:1 November 2020

Feast of All Souls - Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed: 2 November 2020

Feast of Christ the King: Sunday, 22nd November 2020

Feast of the Immaculate Conception:  8 December 2020

Feast of the Nativity of the Lord (Christmas Day): 25 December 2020