Easter Ceremonies and Confessions

 All are welcome to join in the celebration of the Lord's paschal mystery.

Mass of Chrism, Spy Wednesday, 7pm in the Cathedral

  Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Smith, priests and people representing the 69 parishes in the Diocese of Meath.  The holy chrism is consecrated and the other oils used in the celebration of the sacraments are blessed.  Refreshments in the Parish Community Centre afterwards. All are welcome.


Mass of the Lord’s Supper, Holy Thursday, 7.30pm in the Cathedral 

With this Mass, the Church devotes itself to the remembrance of the Last Supper.

Fr Seamus O’Connell from St Patrick’s College, Maynooth will give the homily.  

Mass will be followed by procession to the Altar of Repose. 

Adoration concludes with Night Prayer at 10pm.


Good Friday,  Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

a day of prayer, fasting and abstinence


12 noon: Way of the Cross along the canal, from St Paul’s Church to the Cathedral

3.00pm & 7.30pm: Cathedral, Good Friday Passion and Veneration of the Cross

3.00pm: St Paul’s, Gainstown & Walshestown Churches, Good Friday Passion

         7.00pm: Brotenstown, Way of the Cross


Holy Saturday, Easter Vigil, 9.00pm in the Cathedral

We celebrate Jesus’ resurrection; we listen to the Easter readings, celebrate the light of Christ,

renew our baptismal promises and receive the Eucharist.


Easter Sunday, celebrating Our Lord’s Resurrection

Dawn Mass at 6.45am on the Shores of Lough Ennell (Bloomfield)

Mass Times: Cathedral: 8.30am, 11am & 12.30pm

St Paul’s 10.30am & 12 noon

Walshestown 9am, Brotenstown 10am & Gainstown 11am


Confession Times:

Tuesday Penitential Service: 7:30pm

Wednesday 6-7pm 

Thursday and Friday 4-5.30pm

Sat 2.30-4.30pm 

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