St. Michael’s Parish Tipperary

Fourth  Sunday of Advent  >  B            20th Dec 2020

Recently Deceased:  Mary Condon (nee O’Brien), Cahir & Lisvernane; Martin Maguire, London & late of Marian Tce, Tipperary, funeral mass in London on Tuesday at 10am- details on; Catherine Kerwick (nee Maher), Cashel Rd, Tipperary;

Anniversaries:  Delia Costello; James & Mary Carew; June O’Grady; Martin O’Brien; Michael Meehan; Denis & Catherine Collins; Neil Cotter; Jimmy Eakins; Christy Nugent; James Moloney; Julia Carey; Johnny & Mary O’ Halloran; Bernie Ronan Moloney; Gloria Coffey; Bishop Dermot O’Mahoney; Annie Ryan; William & Margaret Egan; Patrick White; Una Bray Moloney (1st Anni); Billy Moloney; Elizabeth Russell; Michael O’Dwyer; Richie Browne; Winnifred & Michael Power; Eileen O’Dwyer; D.D.Cremins; Bobby Martin; Dan(Boy) O’Dwyer; Ciss O’Gorman; John & Rita Cullinane; Paddy Beston; Billy Beston & deceased family members; Fr. James Holloway; Josie Edmonds; Michael, Edmonds & his wife Madge & children Mary & Charles;  William & Ellen O’Dwyer; Joan Guilfoyle (1st Anni); John Kennedy; Philomena & Shelia O’ Doherty; Tom O’ Dwyer; John, Mary & Bridget Fitzgerald; Marie O’Dwyer; Mary Ita Healy; Ritchy Price; Billy Carrie; Frank Mooney; Kitty Ryan; Mary Lowe, Oola; Aidan Parles, Dundrum; Breda Sheldon, U.K.; Ned Clarke; Thomas Kinane; Timothy Keohane; John Barry; Anne Dudley (1st Anni); Josephine O’Connor; Conny Downey; Liam Nagle; Sr. Petronilla Nagle; William Gubbins; Seán & Siobhán Kavanagh; Jack Slattery; Jerry Finan; Tom Ryan; Jim Nash; Michael & Lizzie Tuohy; Paddy & Kitty O’Shea; Christopla & Bridget Keogh; Danny, Nora & David Ryan; The Kelly Family; The Lynch Family; Patricia O’Sullivan; May Jess; Michael, Agnes, Jim & Bernadette Phelan; Eileen O’Dwyer;

Advent Reflection: The final Advent reflection is on Wed next at 6.30pm and can be viewed on the Parish Webcam. 

Christmas Clergy Collection: Thanks to all who have contributed to this collection so far. Also to the many for their weekly contribution to the parish.

Christmas Masses:  We are asked to keep in mind that the country is a level 3 of the pandemic restrictions and that Covid numbers are growing.  Church services are allowed with restrictions in place.

  • There can be no large numbers allowed at Christmas Masses.  Max number in St, Michael’s will be 100.
  • To facilitate this we are encouraging people to attend mass during Christmas week – before Christmas Eve/Day.
  • There will be mass in St. Michael’s Church Mon –Wed of Christmas week 8am; 10,15am & 7.00pm
  • Mass on Christmas Eve will be celebrated at & 10.15am;  In the evening at 5pm; 7pm & 9pm.

Christmas Day Mass will be 8.30am; 11am & 12.30pm      

Please note only 100 persons will be admitted to all masses

  • All masses will be available online.  Tipp Mid West Radio will broadcast on Christmas Eve at 9.00pm and on Christmas Day at 11.00am.
  • People with any health issues should not attend mass
  • The sacrament of Confession will not be celebrated in St. Michael’s Church before Christmas.

We are asking you to choose the safest way for you to celebrate mass for Christmas and to remember that only a limited number can attend on Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. 

Mass Online:  Go to  Mass Mon-Sat at 10.15am; Sunday 11am.  Parish Newsletter and a facility for online parish donations is available on the link.

Wishing all our parishioners a very happy Christmas and a safe and healthy New Year.

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