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Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Online services this Sunday – also radio programmes of interest



Week of Saturday 2nd May to Friday 8th 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 VIEW FROM THE ROOM will be live on at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday. 9th MAY 2020.
  2. The May 2020 Diocesan Magazine – a free digital version (and Covid special) – is now available on the homepage. Print copies of it and the April issue will be distributed when restrictions lift after May 18th, it is hoped.

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 – Podcast of Morning Prayer on Sunday will be posted on the parish’s parish Facebook page at  11.a.m. for more details

The Very Reverend Gerald Field

Note: Podcast is recorded using SoundCloud. Therefore, if you don’t have access to Facebook the audio file can be emailed to you if you let Dean Field know by emailing


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

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 See the following for information:

Our online services will continue on each Sunday at 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 7 p.m. and every morning a short 3-minute reflection

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.


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

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.

Music Box – 8.04 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Faith Matters – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

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

This week’s topics on CMT

Simply Divine Sat 9th May

10.04am -10.30am

Maria Colfer speaks with Fr Pat Collins an Irish Vincentian priest.He is a member of the New Springtime Community, and one of the few priests in the country with experience as an exorcist. He shares insights and thoughts on the current pandemic.

🏻Sounds For Sunday 10th May 9.04am – 10.00am.  Sounds for Sunday, is presented by Patricia McNally, with reflection from the Rev rend Ian Cruickshank, as well as requests, hymns and sacred songs.

️Sunday reflection – Sunday 10th May 8.30pm- 9.00pm. Fr. Sean Devereux, Cushinstown, shares reflections and uplifting music.

Music Box – Monday 11th May 8.04pm – 8.30pm. Mary O’Brien shares a selection of musical favourites.

➕Faith Matters Monday 11thMay 8.30pm-9.00pm

The Reverend Ian Cruickshank shares insights and music on the theme of ‘Names of God’.

Diocesan Diary 12th May 8.04pm

Martin Colfer and Betty Breen catch up with Fr. Dermot Gahan in Indiana. He was formerly based in Boolavogue parish and was the Sound Engineer for Christian Media Trust,and, Colette O’ Doherty, Spirit youth group,Wexford, has some good news for the charity ‘Mary’s Meals’.



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.

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.