Thought for the Week

“The two ideas, justice and vocation, are inseparable…. It is by way of the principle and practice of vocation that sanctity and reverence enter into the human economy.  It was thus possible for traditional cultures to conceive that “to work is to pray.”― Wendell Berry

Mass Times:

  • St. Colmcille’s, Rathcormac
  • Saturday 7pm Vigil Mass
  • Sunday 10.30am
  • Monday 17th to Friday 21st August 10a.m.

Our Dead

We Remember and Pray for those who died recently and those whose Anniversaries occur at this time

  • Recent Deaths
    • Roberta Mac Mullen, Newtownards, Co. Down, (Mother of Patricia Falla Doonfore)
    • Ita Devins
    • Jim McCabe
  • Anniversaries
    • Maureen Cunningham
    • Mary Kate O’Donoghue
    • Michael and Margaret Cullen
    • John Gilmartin
    • Michael and May McSharry


  • Best Wishes to the children of Rathcormac N.S. and St Patrick’s N.S. who will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation next Thursday and Friday.

Responsible Stewardship

  •  Offerings For Sunday 9Th August 2020:€1985.00. Thank You For Your Generosity.

Thank you to the volunteers of Rathcormac Tidy Towns Committee for the beautiful way they continue to maintain and keep our village and community environment.

Online Book Club: Theology and Ecology in Dialogue with the Wisdom of Laudato Sí

  • Would you like to know more about the Christian response to climate change? Join us for this 6 week book club with author and theologian Fr Dermot Lane. Beginning August 12th, 7.30pm. To register email . No previous knowledge required, and you can just listen if you want to. Why not give it a try?

A new pilgrimage on Lough Derg’s lakeshore.

Walk and Pray in the Lough Derg tradition on 18, 22, 26 & 30 August. At times in the 1600s and 1700s when Station Island was closed by the Penal Laws, pilgrims undertook a form of        pilgrimage on the lough shore. Walk in their footsteps. Contact 0 (0353) 71 9861518 or for details. Numbers are limited.  Advance booking essential.

The Irish Hospice Foundation Bereavement Support Line 
Have you been impacted by a bereavement during COVID-19? Are you finding it more difficult to cope with a pre-Covid bereavement at this time? Would it help to talk to someone in confidence about your loss? The Irish Hospice Foundation   Bereavement Support Line is a national freephone service 1800 80 70 77 which is available from 10am to 1pm, Monday to Friday. The line aims to provide comfort and emotional support.

COVID-19 Support Line for Older People
ALONE national support line supports older people who have concerns or are   facing difficulties relating to the outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Professional staff are available to answer queries and give advice and reassurance where    necessary. The support line is open seven days a week, 8am – 8pm, by calling 0818 222 024.

Contact Details:  

  • Parish Phone Numbers – 071 9142779
  • Mobile 087 2457011.