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Level 3 restrictions are now in place throughout the country and Public Masses are permitted at this time. Masses will be offered in St Mary’s Parish Church, Dingle, with reduced numbers.  For live streaming click on the picture or click here

Message from Fr Michael.
Hi All
As we journey through Advent we are encouraged to prepare ourselves for the joyful feast of Christmas. 
For Masses during Christmas week Booking is necessary. Mass will be celebrated on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at 6.15pm and 8.00pm each evening. On Christmas Eve Mass times will be 5pm, 7pm and 9pm. Christmas Day Mass times will be 10am and 11.30am.  There will also be four Masses the weekend after Christmas. Any Mass up to Jan 6th will fulfil your Christmas obligation.All Masses will be celebrated in St Mary’s Church, Dingle due to greater capacity.
To book, please ring 087-4686437 (Please note new number) on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday of this week between 2.30pm – 5.30pm only. No text messages, please. As it may not be possible to cater for everybody’s first choice, we ask for your patience and understanding.

Mass Schedule 2021: Changes to the Mass schedule in all 4 Parishes, in the Pastoral Area, have been finalised. On January 2nd/3rd Masses will be as follows:
6.15pm St Mary’s, Dingle and St Mary’s Church, Camp;
7.30pm Sacred Heart Church, Annascaul and Carraig:

10am Uinseann Naofa, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh and Seipeal Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil;
11.30am St Mary’s, Dingle and St Marys Church, Castlegregory.

The following weekend January 9th/10th Masses will be as follows:
6.15pm St Mary’s, Dingle and St Brendan’s Cloghane;
7.30pm Sacred Heart Church, Annascaul and Seipeal Naomh Caitlín, Ceann Trá:
9.00am Naomh Gobnait, Dún Chaoin.
10.00am Uinseann Naofa, Baile an Fheirtéaraigh and St Josephs Inch;
11.30am St Mary’s, Dingle and St Marys Church, Castlegregory.

If there is not  Mass in your local Church, you are encouraged to attend Mass in one of the other churches.

Confessions on Saturday, December 19th , 10.30 – 12.30pm and 2.30 – 4.30pm.

Parish Masses: It is great to have a congregation back again. There are a few obvious changes in seating and reduced numbers in attendance but the primary aspect of the Church as a place of prayer remains.
Anybody who wishes to attend weekdays Masses are welcome to do so. No booking required.  We will celebrate Mass in St Mary’s Church, Dingle, only, at this time. Your co-operation is very much appreciated. The following will apply in line with the Government guidelines:

(i) Communion can only be received in the hand.
(ii) You are asked to wear a face mask.
(iii) Please sit in the designated spaces only
(iv) Please place your offering for the offertory collection in the building fund boxes at the back of the churches as passing of baskets is not permitted.

Please Note: If you wish to attend Mass on December 19th/20th please contact the parish office at the above times.

Other implications of Level 3
A maximum of 25 may attend a funeral. 
Weddings may take place. No more than 25 people may attend. 
Baptisms are permitted. Diocesan guidelines state that only 6 people per baby can attend.

Parish Office will remain open but subject to strict compliance with all social distancing and hand sanitisation requirements. We ask those visiting the Parish Office to wear face coverings.

€€Online giving€€. You can now make a donation to the Parish online by clicking on the Donate button above. Many thanks for your generosity.

Candles for graves are available from the Parish Office, €4 each or 3 for €10.

Weekly Mass leaflets are available in the local shops in Dingle, Fionn Trá and Lios Póil, on our Parish Website and at the back of our 3 churches. Please drop one to the housebound.

God bless and keep safe.
Fr Michael.

Masses/Aifrinn this week
St Mary’s Church, Dingle.
Sath 19ú 6.15pm Páidí Ó Sé, Ard a’ Bhóthair.
8.00pm Private Intention.
Sun 20ú 10.00am Michael O’Connor and deceased members of The Ferriter Family, Ballinasare.
11.30am Deceased members of The Dillon and O’Connor Families and Mary Ellen Masterson, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan.
Mon 21ú 6.15pm Frank Wallace, MM.
8.00pm J P Kelly, and deceased members of the Kelly Family, Caltra, Co. Galway.
Tues 22ú 6.15pm Special Intention
8.00pm Special Intention
Céad 23ú 6.15pm Special Intention
8.00pm Deceased members of The Rowe, Cotter, O’Connor and Lovett Families.
Déard 24ú 5.00pm, 7.00pm and 9.00pm Christmas Eve.
Friday 25ú 10.00am and 11.30am
Sat 26ú 6.15pm Intinn Príobhaideach.
8.00pm Private Intention.
Sun 27ú 10.00am Seán Brosnan, Doonties.
11.30am Deceased members of The Dillon and O’Connor Families and Mary Ellen Masterson, Killeshandra, Co. Cavan.

(Please note there will be 1 vigil Mass on Saturdays at 6.15pm and 1 Sunday morning Mass at 11.30am until public Masses resume.)

Some people have enquired about the possibility of making payments online. You can now do so by clicking on the button here.  Many thanks for your generosity to the Parish and its priest.

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Mass Time Table
Naomh Muire an Daingin/St Mary’s, Dingle

Sunday Masses
Saturday Evening  – Vigil :  6.15pm (English – Pooled Intention Masses)
Sunday Morning  11.30am (Gaeilge 1st Sunday of Each Month, Bilingual 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Sundays)

Weekday Masses*
Monday: No Mass in St Mary’s; 10am Mass in An Díseart (Presentation Convent Chapel)
Tuesday 10.00am:  as Gaeilge
Wednesday 7.30pm: English;
11.00am Mass in West Kerry Community Hospital
Thursday 10.00 am: as Gaeilge
Friday 7.30pm: English
also, 10.00am on the First Friday of the Month only.

*(Occasionally subject to variation or cancellation due to Funeral Masses or Pattern/Graveyard Masses – Please consult newsletter or parish noticeboard)

Naomh Eoin Baiste, Lios Póil/St John the Baptist, Lispole

Sunday 10.00am: (as Gaeilge 2nd Sunday of each Month)
Pooled Intention Mass – First Sunday of the month.
No Masses at this time

Naomh Caitlín, Fionn Trá/St Catherine’s, Ventry

Saturday 6.15pm: as Gaeilge in Séipéal Naomh Caitlín
No Masses at this time