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) or by a direct contribution 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 unless the Parishioner has subscribed to the Weekend Envelope System.

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 Paul McDonald, meets monthly on the third Monday of the month.

Download and print a Standing Order form using the link below

Download a CHY3 Form using the link below

Mass times
  • You may follow the Masses and Services on our webcam.

  • Saturday: Vigil Mass for Sunday 6.30 p.m. Sunday: 10.00 a.m. 12.30p.m.
  • WEEKDAYS (Mon, Tues, Thurs, Fri): 10.00 a.m.
  • PRAYER SERVICE Wed. 10.00a.m.
  • BANK HOLIDAYS: Mass is at 10.00a.m.
  • HOLY DAYS: As Weekdays - 10.00 a.m. (St.Patrick's Day - Please check Church Notices)

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