Christmas celebrations in the Diocese of Meath, 2016
Ardcath & Curraha Parish
Christmas Eve: Masses: Curraha 5.00pm Ardcath 7.00pm
Christmas Day: Masses: Clonalvy 10.00am Curraha 11.30am
Confessions in Ardcath: Saturday – before 6.300pm Vigil Mass
Confessions in Curraha: Friday – after 9.30am Mass
Ashbourne & Donaghmore Parish
Masses on Christmas Eve: Ashbourne 5.00pm and 9pm; Donaghmore 8pm
Masses on Christmas Day: Ashbourne 9am, 10am (Polish); 11am, 12.30pm; Donaghmore 10am
Masses on Christmas Eve: Athboy at 7 pm & 10 pm
Masses on Christmas Day: Rathmore at 9am. Rathcairn at 10.15am Athboy Church at 11.30am
Confessions in Athboy: Christmas Eve: 11am-1pm.
Christmas Eve Mass in Ballinabrackey at 8 pm
Christmas Day: Castlejordan at 10.00 am
Ballinabrackey at 11.30 am
Ballivor & Kildalkey Parish
Christmas Eve 6.00pm children's Mass in St. Dympna's Church Kildalkey
7.30pm vigil mass in St. Dympna's Church Kildalkey
9.00pm vigil mass in St. Columbanus Church, Ballivor
Christmas Day 10.00am in St. Dympna's Church Kildalkey
11.30am in St. Columbanus Church, Ballivor
Mass on Christmas Eve at 7.30m in Ballymore
Masses on Christmas Day at 9.00am in Boher and 10.00am in Ballymore
Beauparc Christmas Eve: 9.00pm
Christmas Day: 10.30am
Kentstown Christmas Eve: 8.00 pm
Christmas Day: 9.30 & 11.30 am
Bohermeen Christmas Eve at 6.30pm and Christmas Day at 11.30am
Cortown Christmas Eve at 5.30pm and Christmas Day at 10.15am
Boyerstown Christmas Eve at 7.00pm and Christmas Day at 10.00am
St Stephen's day: Mass in Bohermeen at 11 am
26th - 30th December: Mass in Bohermeen at 10 am
Castlepollard: Christmas Eve 9.00pm and Christmas Day 9.30 am & 11.30am
Finea: Christmas Eve 7.30pm and Christmas Day 10.30 am
Castletown Geoghegan, Tyrrellspass & Raheenmore
Castletown: Christmas Carol Service Monday 21 Dec 7.30 pm
Christmas Eve Vigil Mass at 9 pm
Christmas Day Mass at 10.30 am
Christmas Eve: Children's Mass at 5.30 pm
Vigil Mass at 8 pm
Christmas Day Mass at 10 am
St Stephen's Day - Patron Day Mass at 12 noon
Christmas Eve Mass at 6.30 pm
Christmas Day Mass at 9 am
Christmas Eve at 7.30pm Castletown Kilpatrick
Christmas Day at 10am Fletcherstown and 11.30am Castletown Kilpatrick
Clara & Horseleap Parish
Christmas Eve: Masses in Clara 5.00pm, 9.00pm; Horseleap: 7.00pm.
Christmas Day: Masses in Clara 10.00am, 11.30am; Horseleap: 9.00am.
Clonmellon & Killalon Parish
Clonmellon: Christmas Eve at 8 pm and Christmas Day at 11.15am
Killalon: Christmas Day at 10am
Confessions on Christmas Eve in Clonmellon at 12 noon and 7 – 8pm
Confessions on Christmas Eve in Killalon at 3pm
Christmas Eve: Whitehall at 6 pm
Christmas Day: Whitehall at 9.30am
Coole at 11.30am
Christmas Eve: Delvin at 6.30pm
Christmas Day Delvin at11am, Killulagh at 9.30am
Confessions: Christmas Eve in Killulagh at 12noon
& Delvin from 2 - 2.30 and after the Vigil Mass
Drogheda - Holy Family Parish
Children’s Mass on Christmas Eve at 5pm and Vigil Mass at 7.30pm
Christmas Day Masses at 10.00am, 11.00am and 12.30pm
Confessions on Christmas Eve at 6pm
Drogheda – St Mary’s Parish
Christmas Eve 6pm Children’s Mass and 12:00 Midnight Mass
Polish Mass 10.00pm
Christmas Day 9:00am (broadcast live on LMFM, 10:30am and 12.00noon
Confessions: Sunday 18 December after the 7.00 pm Mass
Thursday 22 December 6.30pm - 8.00pm Confessions for Polish Community on Christmas Eve after 10.00 am Mass & 3:00pm – 4:00pm
Church of The Immaculate Conception, Drumraney
Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass at 10.00pm
Christmas Day: Mass at 11.15am
Church of The Immaculate Conception, Forgney
Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass at 8.00pm
Church of The Immaculate Conception, Tang
Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass at 10.00pm
Christmas Day: Mass at 10.00am
Duleek & Bellewstown Parish
Duleek Christmas Eve Mass at 9pm
Christmas Day Masses at 9am and 11.30am
Bellewstown Christmas Eve Mass at 7pm
Christmas Day Family Mass at 10am
Confessions Duleek on Christmas Eve 2pm.-3p.m & 8pm.-9pm.
Bellewstown on Christmas Eve 5pm.-6pm.
Dunboyne & Kilbride Parish
Dunboyne: Christmas Eve at 5pm, 7pm and 9pm
Christmas Day at 9am and 11.30am
Kilbride: Christmas Eve at 7pm
Christmas Day at 10am
Confessions in Dunboyne on Christmas Eve at 11 am – 1 pm and 2.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Dunshaughlin & Culmullen Parish
Dunshaughlin: Christmas Eve: 6.00 pm Children’s Mass
9.00 pm Vigil Mass (Carol Service from 8 pm)
Christmas Day: 9.00 am and 12noon
Culmullen: Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass 9.00pm (Carol Service from 8.15 pm)
Christmas Day: 10.30 a.m.
Christmas Eve: Mass in Loughnavalley at 7.00 p m; Mass in Dysart at 9.00 pm
Christmas Day: Mass in Dysart at 10.00 am; Mass in Loughnavalley at 11.15 am
Johnstown & Walterstown Parish
Christmas Eve: Walterstown 5pm, Johnstown 7pm & 10pm
Christmas Day: Walterstown 9.30am, Johnstown 11am
Kells & Girley Parish
Christmas Eve: Kells 8pm Girley 8pm
Christmas Day: Kells 9am; 11am; 12:15pm Girley 10am
Confessions on Christmas Eve: Kells 12-1pm; 2-3pm; Girley 10:30-11am
Kilbeg & Staholmog Parish
Christmas Eve: 6.00 pm in Kilbeg
Christmas Day: 10.00 am in Staholmog
Kilbeggan & Rahugh Parish
Christmas Eve Mass at 8pm in Kilbeggan
Christmas Day Masses at 9.30am in Rahugh and 11am in Kilbeggan.
Christmas Eve: Vigil Mass in Kilcloon at 7pm.
Christmas Day: Batterstown 9.30am. Little Chapel 10.45am. Kilcloon 12 noon.
Kilcormac & Killoughey Parish
Christmas Eve Vigil Masses in Mount Bolus 7.30pm and Kilcormac 9.00pm
Christmas Day Masses in Mount Bolus 10am and Kilcormac 11.30am
Christmas Eve Masses at 6.00pm and 8.30pm
Christmas Day Mass at 10.00am
Confessions Christmas Eve 12 - 1 pm
Killucan, Rathwire & Raharney Parish
Christmas Eve 5pm in Rathwire and 9pm in Raharney
Midnight Mass with the Camillians.
Christmas Day 10am in Raharney and 11.30am in Rathwire.
Confessions Sat Rathwire 2pm-3pm. Raharney 3.15pm-4.15pm
Kilmessan & Dunsany Parish
Kilmessan Christmas Eve 7.30pm and Christmas Day 11am
Dunsany Christmas Eve 6pm and Christmas Day 9.30am
Kilskyre & Ballinlough Parish
Ballinlough Christmas Eve at 6.15pm and Christmas Day at 10am
Kilskyre Christmas Eve at 8pm and Christmas Day at 11.30am
Christmas Eve Family Mass at 5.30pm in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.
Christmas Eve Mass at 7.30pm in the Church of Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Muff
Christmas Eve Candlelight Mass at 9.00pm in Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt
First Mass of Christmas Day at 9.00am in St. Joseph’s Church, Corlea.
Christmas Day Masses at 10.30am & 12 noon at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt.
Christmas Eve 4.00pm Family and Childrens Mass, Kinnegad.
8.00pm Vigil Mass for Christmas in St. Agnes Church, Coralstown.
12.00 Midnight Mass, Kinnegad.
Christmas Day 9.00am Mass St. Finians Church, Clonard.
10.30am Mass St. Agnes Church, Coralstown.
12.00 noon Mass Kinnegad
Laytown & Mornington Parish
Laytown: Christmas Eve 5pm and 9pm
Christmas Day 10am and 12noon
Mornington: Christmas Eve 4pm, 6pm and 9pm
Christmas Day 10am and 11.30am
Christmas Eve 7.30pm
Longwood and Killyon
Christmas Eve Killyon at 6pm and Longwood at 7.15pm
Christmas Day Killyon at 10.30am and Longwood at 12 noon.
Christmas Eve Moynalty at 8.00 pm
Christmas Day Moynalty at 9.00am & 11.00am, Newcastle at 10 am
Moynalvey & Kiltale Parish
Christmas Eve: Kiltale at 6.30 pm Moynalvey at 8 pm
Christmas Day: Kiltale at 10 am Moynalvey at 11.30 am
Christmas Eve: Children’s Mass in St Paul’s Church at 6pm; Masses at 6pm in the Cathedral, Mass at 9pm in St Paul’s Church
Solemn Mass of the Lord's Nativity, celebrated by Bishop Smith at 10pm in the Cathedral
Christmas Day:Cathedral – 8.30am, 11am and 12.30pm;
St Paul’s Church – 10.30am and 12 noon;
Walshestown – 9am; Brotenstown – 10am; Gainstown – 10am
Penitential Service on Thursday at 7.30pm in the Cathedral
Confessions on Christmas Eve in the Cathedral 12 noon - 5.30pm
St. Mary's Church: Christmas Eve: 6pm and 8pm
Christmas Day: 8am, 11am and 1pm
St. Oliver's Church: Christmas Eve: 6pm and 8pm
Christmas Day: 10am and 12 noon
Our Lady's Hospital: Christmas Day: 9am
Confessions on Christmas Eve: St. Mary's Church 12 noon - 4pm
St. Oliver's Church 4.30pm – 5.30p-pm
Christmas Eve: Masses at 8 pm and Midnight
Christmas Day: Masses at 8.30 am and 11.00 am
Oldcastle & Moylagh Parish
Oldcastle: Christmas Eve Masses 6.00pm (Children’s/ Folk Mass) & 9.00pm (Vigil Mass), Christmas Day Mass at 11.30am
Moylagh: Christmas Eve Vigil at 7.30pm, Christmas Day at 10.00am
Oristown & Kilberry Parish
Oristown Christmas Eve Vigil 8.30pm and Christmas Day 10am
Kilberry Christmas Eve Vigil 7pm and Christmas Day 11.30am
Rathmolyon & Jordanstown Parish
Rathmolyon: Christmas Eve 7:30pm Christmas Day 10am
Jordanstown: Christmas Eve 6pm & 9pm, Christmas Day 9am & 11am
Christmas Eve: The Island 6.00pm, Mucklagh 7.30pm and Killina 9.00pm
Christmas Day: Mucklagh 9.00am & 12noon, The Island 10.00am & Killina 10.30am
Christmas Eve Rushwee 6.15pm
Christmas Day Grangegeeth 10am, Rathkenny 11.30am
Christmas Eve: 5.00pm; 7.00pm and 9.00pm
Christmas Day: 9.00am; 11.00am and 12.15pm
Christmas Eve Masses at 5 pm (family) and 7 pm Rochfortbridge
Christmas Day 9 am Meedin; 10.15 am Milltownpass and 11.30 am Rochfortbridge
Confessions Thursday 10.30 -11.30am Rochfortbridge, Christmas Eve 10.30am-12.30pm Rochfortbridge.
Slane & Monknewtown Parish
Christmas Eve Slane at 8pm and Monknewtown at 10pm
Christmas Day Monknewtown and 9.30am & Slane at 11am
Confessions on Christmas Eve 10.30am to 11.45am.
Stamullen & Julianstown Parish
Stamullen Christmas Eve 4.30 pm (Mass for Young Families), 8.30 pm Carols with Stamullen Choir, 9.00 pm Vigil Mass of the Nativity
Christmas Day 10.00 am Mass of the Nativity
Julianstown Christmas Eve 6.30 pm (Mass for Young Families)
8.40pm Carols with Julianstown Choir, 9pm Vigil Mass of the Nativity
Christmas Day 11.30 am Mass of the Nativity
Trim & Boardsmill Parish
Christmas Eve: Trim 5pm and 9pm; Boardsmill 7pm
Christmas Day: Trim 9am, 11am & 12.30pm Boardsmill 10am
Christmas Eve: Confessions after 10am Mass til 11am and 2-4pm
Tubber & Rosemount Parish
Rosemount: Christmas Eve 6pm Children’s Mass; 12.00am Midnight Mass; Christmas Day 10am
Tubber: Christmas Eve 9pm and Christmas Day 11.15am
Tullamore & Durrow Parish
Tullamore Christmas Eve 6.30 pm and 9.00 pm.
Christmas Day 8.30 am, 10.00 am, 11.30 am and 1.00 pm.
Hospital: 9am. Riada House: 10 am.
Polish Mass Christmas Day: 2.30pm.
Durrow Christmas Eve 12 midnight. Christmas Day 11.30 am.
Confessions: Tuesday Dec. 20th 7.45am - 7.30pm.
Christmas Eve: 2pm- 5.30pm
Polish Confessions: Fri. 23rd at 7.30pm.