Parish Priest: Fr. Pat Gear  Tel: 058 54216     Mob: 086-8368378      e-mail:               

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Affane: 7.00 pm      Sundays: Cappoquin 11.30 am Modeligo 10 am
Weekdays: Cappoquin: Tue., Wed., Thur., Fri. 10 am (Except Funerals or Feastdays: 11:am)

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Cappoquin Parish
Co. Waterford.

The Leaflet for Sunday, September 19th, the 25th Sunday of Ordinary Time, is available HERE

If you know of anyone without access to the Internet perhaps you would consider printing out a copy for them.
Following HSE advice it's not possible to provide leaflets or books for sharing
If you are willing and able, you will be most welcome to help with the sanitizing of our churches, turn up early and leave late to help at any of the Masses except Sunday.
Please keep to the Covid 19 restrictions of sanitising hands and maintaining Social Distancing both outside and inside the church.

Mary's Church, Cappoquin, can re-open its gates whilst repairs are ongoing, the side entrances will be cordoned off with barriers, but you can now USE THE MAIN ENTRANCE again. The building work will be ongoing for some weeks, so please be aware of scaffolding or any obstructions, be careful, sensible and just be aware there may be some noise but hopefully this will not interfere too much or be for too long. We are taking all the safety precautions we can to remain open. Apologies in advance for any inconvenience and thank you for your patience and support.

Please, even for private visits
1. Wear masks,
2. Use sanitizers.
3. Maintain the 2 metres social distancing rule

Many more churches are now streaming services including Mass:
streamed on Saturday evening
You can take your pick from the schedule at

Mount Melleray streams services includingMass on Sundays at 10.30am on its Facebook Page:


A Message from Father Gear;

Should anyone feel worried or isolated and alone at this time, due to the COVID-19 Virus, I will be available for contact on my Mobile or home Telephone, if you or anyone you know should feel the need to talk, Please do not hesitate to get in touch. Every good wish.

My Mobile: 086 8368378
Home Telephone No. 058 54216
or email:

Live streamed Masses from all over Ireland and the UK can be found throughout the day on the Internet at

And RTE News Now broadcasts Mass each weekday at 10.30am on channel 512 There is no Mass broadcast on Saturdays and on Sundays an Act of Worship is broadcast at 14.15pm

"The services of Radio Maria Ireland is at your disposal in this current moment of challenge for the faithful in Ireland. We are broadcasting 24 hours each day according to our threefold mission of prayer, catechesis and human formation.
 Daily Mass will be aired at 10 am each day from our studio chapel, including Sundays for those who would like to tune in.
Radio Maria Ireland is to be found on television – Saorview, Channel 210, (Freeview in NI)
By downloading our free app for mobile devices – Radio Maria Ireland 
It is also possible to tune in by dialling our listening service on 01 437 3277

COVID-19  Coronavirus

Do not rely on Social Media for your information.
The HSE has information readily available online here; share it with anyone who hasn't access to the Internet.



A timely video from our Mass Leaflets providers
Click on link below to view.

Video Stay Safe Video

Mass times

Sister Eleanor Campion ocso has written a personal Tribute to Fr Robert Arthure and it's available to DOWNLOAD as a
or a

It may also be found by clicking on the link below

Our Diocese has a new resource for parishes, Faith @ Home, that is designed to help parents and families reflect on the upcoming Sunday readings.


Every week families will be invited to Hear, Pray and Talk about the Word of God together in their homes with prompts and guidance. HERE


Hello there,
I work for the Diocese of Waterford & Lismore and we are hosting an online Alpha series for anyone in the Diocese who would like to experience Alpha.

If you are not familiar with Alpha it is, in short, an 11 week programme that explores the basics of the Christian faith.

We will be running this online starting February 10th. If anyone is interested please feel free to email me your name and parish to

Thanks! Emma

More details of what Alpha involves can be found HERE


"Just Think About It"

Need some inspiration or something to meditate on? Look no further than:


The HSE is the authoritative source of advice on Covid 19 and their website is: conditions/coronavirus/ protect-yourself-and-others .html.

Meanwhile here is a picture of an extract from that page.
We need to ask ourselves "Are we following this advice to protect ourselves and others?"

Covid Advice


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