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Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Online services for the coming week – and radio programmes



Week of Saturday 23rd May to Friday 29th May

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic church services are suspended at present but you can link in to these services at diocesan and national level:

  1. Bishop Michael Burrows’ audio-visual reflection LEARNING PATIENCE will be live on at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday 23rd MAY 2020.


NOTE: His Ascension Day reflection – Ascension Pudding – is still available on the diocesan website


  1. The May 2020 Diocesan Magazine – a free digital version (and Covid special) – is still available on the homepage. Print copies of it and the April issue will be distributed when it is possible to deliver to all drop off points and for them to be distributed to parishioners’ houses by parish magazine agents/distributors.

Also please check out your parish Facebook page or website (if there is one)for details of online services in your parish this Sunday or contact your rector for information.


The planned online services in the diocese of Cashel, Ferns & Ossory include:

From 6 a.m. Clonmel The Clonmel Union of Parishes’ act of worship for this Sunday can be accessed via a link on the parish’s Faceboook page


or website


It becomes active @ 6.00 a.m. each Sunday.

Canon Barbara Fryday


7.00 a.m. Cashel Sundays – Link to the podcast of Morning Prayer on Sunday will be posted on the parish’s parish Facebook page for more details

The Very Reverend Gerald Field

The link to the podcasts is emailed to those on our mailing list, but it’s also uploaded to our parish Facebook page and Union webpage. On the webpage there’s a link box “Current Podcast”, and a similar one for “Current Video” when the Ascension Day and Pentecost Eucharist videos are uploaded.


8.30 a.m. Christ Church Cathedral Waterford

or see

The Very Reverend Maria Jansson

The Reverend Trevor Sargent



9.30 a.m. Wexford

The Reverend Chancellor Arthur Minion


Also each morning at 10.00 a.m. – Matins in the garden. HC on Wednesdays


10.00 a.m. Tinahely Morning Prayer from the Rectory

Live streamed via

Keep an eye out for the rector’s stunt double popping up on the Facebook page also – good for children – and adults!

The Venerable Ruth Elmes

10.30 a.m. Baltinglass

The Reverend Mairt Hanley

Morning Prayer

Also on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. Compline/Late Evening Office

Also meditations and special prayer services and also see recent Reflections on St Brendan the Navigator

11 a.m. Leighlin Morning Prayer – (shortened)

The Very Reverend Tom Gordon



11 a.m. Abbeyleix Recorded or live streamed service from Abbeyleix

The Reverend Canon Patrick Harvey


11 a.m. Clonenagh Morning Prayer on the Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick’s YouTube channel for the Clonenagh Group of Parishes or for anyone who wants to watch.

Also Late Evening Office on Tuesdays at 8pm and Morning Prayer on Thursdays at 11am


11 a.m.


St Canice’s See

for details


The Very Reverend David McDonnell




Killanne Services of Morning Prayer and Compline available on Sundays and at any time on the parish website – click on link to SoundCloud on


Also reflections.

By going onto the parish website you can find a link that gives different listening options. You can listen to a Full Service recorded by myself with all aspects of a service of Morning Prayer. Or you have the options of listening to, Just the hymns, Just the liturgy, Just the prayers, Just the readings or Just the Talk.

These six options along with a Service of Compline are recorded onto CDs and are available for anyone who can’t obtain internet or would simply prefer a CD.


Also provides a reflection for the Sounds for Sunday requests programme on South East Radio between 9 and 10 a.m.

Send requests to present Patricia McNally on


The Reverend Ian Cruikshank


  Enniscorthy Will be broadcasting services every Sunday that include parishioners reading the lessons

They will be available via the parish FB page Enniscorthy and Monart union of parishes and the parish website

The Reverend Nicola Halford


11 a.m. Stradbally Morning Prayer.

Order of service emailed to parishioners the day before

All posted on FB:

See also the parish’s YouTube channel:

The Reverend Alec Purser

Weds Dunleckney Online services on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday at 11.00 a.m.   On Wednesdays 7 p.m.

See the following for information:

School assembly via Zoom each Monday also. Friday June 19th School End-of-year service – format to be decided, depending on restrictions.

The Reverend Kevin Ronné


Check out Canon Tarleton’s Easter service on the link above.

The Reverend Canon Peter Tarleton

  Lismore Check out the new cathedral website for more information about services.

also for details of services

The Very Reverend Paul Draper


For other Church of Ireland services around the country that you can link in with please click on the following:

Link to for details of services available online nationally. Click on Online broadcast services for Sundays and for weekdays.

Also, the BOOK OF COMMON PRAYER can be accessed on line on the Church of Ireland’s national website on the Worship Resources, 2004 Texts page: here



Details of spiritual/religious radio programmes broadcast in this diocese




Saturday morning

Simply Divine

10.04 a.m. -10.30 a.m. with Maria Colfer – with Fr Neal Carlin, talking about addiction


Sounds For Sunday presented by Patricia McNally

With a reflection from the Reverend Ian Cruickshank



Sunday Celebration 10 a.m.


Sunday Reflection – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

The Reverend Máirt Hanley shares part two of his insights into St. Brendan the Navigator.


Music Box – 8.04 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.


Faith Matters – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

Fr Jim Cogley – What is faith?


Thoughts for Tuesday – 8.04 p.m.- 8.30 p.m.

Martin Colfer talks to retired teacher Denis Cadogan



Dean Gerald Field of Cashel presents Midweek Musings on this station on Wednesday evenings at 6.30 – 7 p.m.  Tipperary Mid West Radio is a community radio station serving Tipperary town, Cashel, and south Co. Tipperary on 104.8fm, 106.7fm and online.

Check out



Canon Barbara Fryday, rector of Clonmel Union of Parishes presents the Sunday Life programme once every 5 weeks on Tipp FM 97.1 between 7 – 8 a.m.




Heidi Good and Fr. Willie Purcell alternate as presenters of Spirit Alive on Saturday mornings at 10 a.m.

Heidi Good will broadcast Bishop Burrows’ Ascension Pudding reflection during this week’s programme

Community Radio Kilkenny City 88.7fm



Also don’t forget to listen live/listen back to:


SOULWAVES the organisation that distributes spiritually-focused audio to stations round the country. Lots of topical clips to listen to here each week.


RTE’s religious programmes by clicking for television and RTE radio programme LEAP OF FAITH aired on Friday nights at 10.03 p.m.  Always interesting items.


Spirit Radio – listen by clicking on as well.  You can download the app on your phone also so that you can listen anywhere.