Property & Finance Committee

As its name implies, the Property & Finance Committee looks after the fabric of the church and its surrounding grounds and manages the funds that are contributed by the parishioners for that purpose.

Parish income comes mainly from two interconnected sources:

  • The Family Offering, either by Bank Standing Order (the preferred method), direct contribution or monthly envelope and
  • tax refund on parish personal contributions.

The latter is claimed by the parish on contributions that equal or exceed €250 annually including Easter and Christmas Dues.

The Sunday Mass collections, the first of which is for the support of the priests of the Diocese and the second for the Diocesan Share Fund do not count as they cannot be traced back to the contributor.

Running costs of the parish are currently over €200,000 per annum.

This covers such items as

  • repairs and renewals,
  • wages, PRSI etc.
  • heating, lighting, altar supplies and insurance,
  • office supplies, postage and telephone,
  • upkeep of the grounds and water rates.

Contributions from parishioners make up just over 50% of the parish income.

The remainder of the income comes from the tax refund on contributions, donations, bequests and the church shrines.

The Committee, under the chairmanship of Harry Gallagher, meets monthly on the third Monday of the month.

Download and print a Standing Order form using the link below

Mass times
  • WEEKENDS: Saturday 10.00 a.m. and
  • evening Vigil Mass 6.30 p.m. Sunday: 10.30 a.m. Family Mass; 12 noon Adult Choir; 6.30 p.m.
  • WEEKDAYS: 10.00 a.m. [From July 5th 2017 no Mass on Wednesdays. Prayer Service with Communion 10.00am]
  • BANK HOLIDAYS: Mass is at 10.00a.m.
  • HOLY DAYS: When on weekday: Vigil 7.30 p.m., 10.00 a.m. and 7.30 p.m. When on a Saturday: Vigil (Friday) 7.30 p.m. and 10.00 a.m. (St. Patrick's Day - Please check Church Notices)
  • There is no evening Mass on Christmas Day, St. Patrick’s Day and Easter Sunday.

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