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Cappoquin Parish
Co. Waterford

St. 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.

The Mass Leaflet and the Lectio notes for May 9th, the Sixth Sunday of Easter, are available HERE.

Public Mass in St. Mary's, Cappoquin will resume on Monday 10th May but subject to the Covid 19 restrictions of sanitising hands and maintaining Social Distancing both outside and inside the church.

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

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The death has occurred of Very Rev. Robert Arthure AP Cappoquin, Waterford.April 27th 2021, peacefully,, in the tender and loving care of the staff at Padre Pio Rest Home, Cappoquin and previously a guest of the Cistercian Sisters at St. Mary’s Abbey, Glencairn, in his 96th year and 70th year of Ministry.
Loving son of the late Ben and Maura Arthure (Mitchelstown and Lismore), brother of the late Jack (Dublin), David (Trim) and Bill (Cork) and Oona. Deeply regretted by his loving nieces Audrey, Hilary and Susan, nephews Kevin and Paul, grand-nephews and grand-nieces, Ciarán, Finola, Diarmuid, Darragh, Brendan, Rachel and Jack, Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan Bishop of Waterford and Lismore, Priests of the Diocese, parishioners, relatives and a large circle of friends.
May He Rest In Peace.
Fr. Arthure’s Funeral will take place privately.

Removal will take place privately from Walsh’s Funeral Home Cappoquin on Thursday evening at 8.00pm, via the Main Street, if anyone wishes to acknowledge the funeral cortege, please do so in line with social distancing. Funeral Mass will be live streamed on Friday morning at 11.00am in St. Mary’s Church Cappoquin through the following link;

Due to Government and H.S.E. advice and guidelines regarding public gatherings and to protect our most vulnerable family members and our friends, a private family funeral will take place.

Fr. Arthure left us many reflections for each week in the Dungarvan Observer and recently on his Facebook Page which is provided by the Glencairn Abbey. Follow the LINK HERE

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


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We need to ask ourselves "Are we following this advice to protect ourselves and others?"

Covid Advice


Click links below for pdf forms of Ministers' Rotas:

Ministers of The Eucharist.

Ministers of The Word

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