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The annual Barndarrig GAA Club and Community Dinner Dance takes place on Saturday 20th January 2024 at 7.30 PM in the Arklow Bay Hotel. Tickets are available from Flemings in Barndarrig or from any committee member.

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Sycamore is a fantastic book that goes through 20 key aspects from the Catechism in a gentle conversation style allowing young people to engage and explore their faith in a new way. For the first time, we will run a gathering based on exploring Sycamore together. The gatherings will Continue reading...

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Mass Times for the Feast of the Epiphany 5/6 January 2024

Friday 5th January (Vigil Masses)

St Patrick’s Wicklow 7 PM

St Joseph’s Rathnew 7 PM

St Mary’s Barndarrig 7.30 PM

St Joseph’s Glenealy 8 PM

Saturday 6th January

St Patrick’s Wicklow 10 AM

Holy Rosary Ashford 10 AM

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The new name agreed by the Three Parish Pastoral Councils in the Pastoral area is St Mantan. We place the pastoral area under his protection as we journey in faith in this part of the world. In time we will have a new domain name for the website

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Christmas Penance Services 2023

Monday 18th December at 7.30 PM in St Patrick’s Wicklow

Tuesday 19th December at 7.30 PM in Rathdrum

Wednesday 20th December at 7.30 PM in Arklow

Please note that there is no mass this week in St Joseph’s Church Rathnew on Monday and Tuesday evening.

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In November 2023 a head count was undertaken in all the Churches on three Sundays.

Date Church Mass Time Number Sat 4 November Holy Rosary Ashford 6.00 PM 85 Sat 4 November St Patrick’s Wicklow 6.00 PM 181 Sat 4 November St Mary’s Barndarrig 7.30 PM 45 Sun 5 November Continue reading...

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St Mantan is the name that has been chosen for the Partnership Pastoral Area which comprises the Parishes of Ashford, Wicklow and ‘Kilbride and Barndarrig’. St Mantan was a disciple of St Patrick. It is said that when St Patrick tried to land in Wicklow, the people stoned the boat Continue reading...

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The Feast of the Immaculate Conception is on Friday 8th December. Mass Times in the St Mantan Pastoral Area are

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The Brittas Bay Singers have a Christmas Concert in St Brigid’s Church Kilbride on Thursday 7th December at 8.30 PM

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St Mary’s National School Christmas concert takes place on Wednesday 13th December at 1pm in the school hall. We encourage all parents and family members to attend and join in the festivities.

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