Mass Times


slider1St Andrew’s Church, Bagenalstown

Saturday Vigil:- 6.00pm
Sunday:- 8.00am, 11.30am and 7.30pm
Monday to Saturday:- 10.00am (Bank Holiday 10am)
During Lent: Mon – Fri: – 7.30pm

Holy Days:Vigil 6:00pm. Day: 8:00am and 11:30am only


newtown_church_interiorSt. Patrick’s Church, Newtown

Sunday:- 9.00 am
First Friday:- 7.00 pm

Holy Days:- 7.00pm. (No morning mass)


newalter_ballinkillenSt. Lazarian’s Church, Ballinkillen

:- 10.00 am
First Friday:- 8.00pm

Holy Days:- 8.00pm. (No morning mass)

Fáilte and welcome wherever you are

Bagenalstown Parish is situated in the beautiful Barrow Valley in the county of Carlow, Ireland.  We welcome you to our web-site and hope you find it interesting and informative, challenging and creative. We invite you to be interactive with our web-site and with the parish and we welcome suggestions.


Our churches are closed for the time being.

Lockdown Level 3
Our churches are closed for the time being.
Masses on Parish Radio 106.9 each morning at 10am


CONGRATULATIONS to 31 Pope John Paul II Students who received their awards last week. Our students received Bronze, Silver, Gold and Papal Cross Awards and put in a huge amount of work during this current pandemic, in order to achieve this. Well done to all, we are very proud of them as a group.

Bagenalstown ‘A Step Back in Time’

Bagenalstown ‘A Step Back in Time’ is a new book by Myles Kavanagh that will be on sale in all the local outlets from the 13th of October. The book contains the story of the town and churches of [...]

About Day for Life

Day for Life is celebrated yearly by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.
‘Hope in Him, hold firm and take heart.’ Psalm 27

Church Collections

Huge Thanks to the many parishioners who have dropped in donations. We are extremely grateful. In response to the many queries we have received about Church collections we are listing the parish account details below. If you are making a donation directly to the parish through the Bank please put your name and address [...]

First Holy Communion Dates 2020

Ballinkillen N.S. on Saturday 8th August at 11:00am in St. Andrews Parish Church
Newtown/Dunleckney N.S. on Saturday 15th August at 11:00am in St. Patricks Newtown Church
St. Brigid Boys N.S. on Saturday 22nd August at 11:00am in St. Andrews Parish Church
Queen of [...]

THE 7 S’s

Signage – Look out for signs and take time to read
Sanitisation- Sanitisers are in appointed places in church and please use
Stewards- Follow their guidance, they are there to help you
Support– Support your church and maybe select a day to spread the Sunday congregation during the week, Make a contribution to your church as you [...]

Yearbook 2020

Preparation for this year’s edition is already underway. If you would like to have your story, article, club, association or school news considered for inclusion, please email to
no later than 1 [...]

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