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Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Update – Online Services in our Diocese this week

Church online



Coming week

Saturday 28th November – Friday 4th December 2020

The list below gives details of online services available in this Diocese.


Bishop Michael Burrows’ audio-visual reflection for this week is his Presidential Address to Synod 2020 and will be live on the Diocesan website  and FB page from 6 p.m. on Saturday, 21st November




The Reverend Trevor Sargent is now providing out and about weekly reflections on YouTube. See for this week’s reflection about light.







  Clonmel The Reverend Canon Barbara Fryday is continuing her online service on Sundays vis Soundcloud. 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


  Cashel CASHEL


Sundays – A direct link to the podcast of Morning Prayer on Sunday is posted on the Parish Website each week under Digital Service on the home page. A link is also available on the parish’s Facebook page each week, and can be emailed out along with the parish Pew Sheet to anyone wishing to be added to our mailing list by emailing

The Very Reverend Gerald Field


Our service is broadcast Saturday at midnight.

YouTube station.

Google Maria Jansson, Waterford YouTube and subscribe then you will receive weekly links of every service broadcast.

She is also providing short Breakfast Prayer reflections each morning at 8 a.m. since this lockdown began.

  Christ Church Cathedral Waterford Check the YouTube channel or website below for times of service.

or see

The Very Reverend Maria Jansson

The Reverend Trevor Sargent



  Wexford St Iberius church now has a webcam installed. Sunday service is at 11.15 and there is a Wednesday Holy Communion service also at 1 p.m.  You can view the services at these time by clicking

Also Chancellor Minion broadcasts other live services – matins and a Wednesday Holy Communion service – via his FB page:

WEXFORD          Service arrangements for our Union of parishes are as follows for level 3 restrictions.

Sunday Services:  

9.30a.m. St Enoch’s church, Killinick,  Holy Communion, the Reverend Conor O Reilly, live on his Facebook page

11.15 a.m. St Iberius’ Church, Wexford, Holy Communion, Chancellor Arthur Minion, live on Church Webcam, and live on his Facebook page

Weekday services:

1.00 p.m. Wednesday of each Week, St Iberius’ church, Wexford, Mid Week Holy Communion, Chancellor Arthur Minion, live on Church Webcam, and live on his Facebook page

9.30 a.m.  Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Morning Prayer, Chancellor Arthur Minion, live on his Facebook page

Ministry to Schools:

A Thought for the Week, Monday during term time, 10.00a.m., Chancellor Arthur Minion, live on his Facebook page

School Assembly, Friday during term time, 12.00 noon Revd Conor O Reilly, live on his Facebook page



  Tinahely 1 p.m. Sunday on Facebook live

Live streamed via

The Venerable Ruth Elmes

(occasionally with assistance from ‘Eile’ and/or ‘Betsy’)


  Baltinglass Online services continue with a weekday act of worship service on either Tuesdays or Wednesdays. Sunday services will be broadcast via FB live on the 2nd and 4th Sundays (wifi available) and recorded on the 1st and 3rd Sundays (uploaded to FB by noon).” The Reverend Mairt Hanley.

Also meditations on YouTube.



  Abbeyleix ABBEYLEIX

Online services are continuing.

See this FB page for details

The Reverend Canon Patrick Harvey



  Clonenagh CLONENAGH

A Sunday service is available on my YouTube channel: every Sunday morning at 11 a.m.

The Reverend Victor Fitzpatrick



  St Canice’s KILKENNY 

Online services are not continuing but Evensong will still be broadcast every Sunday evening at 5 p.m. on Community Radio Kilkenny City 88.7 fm and live on their website


for details

The Very Reverend David McDonnell


LEIGHLIN – Dean Tom Gordon is recommencing his Sunday morning reflections during lockdown. They can be viewed at anytime after they are uploaded – usually early on each Sunday morning



  Killanne KILLANNE

Online services and on CDs are carrying on as normal.

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.

As well as church services now being available again:

“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.”  Ian.

The Reverend Ian also provides a reflection for the Sounds for Sunday requests programme on South East Radio between 9 and 10 a.m.

*****Send requests for Sounds for Sunday to presenter Patricia McNally on




Enniscorthy & Monart services via webcam.

Live service at 10.30am each Thursday and 11.30am each Sunday. No option for playback at the moment so must be watched live.

Services can be viewed from and find St. Marys, Enniscorthy.

Or the link can be found on our FB page and parish website

The Reverend Nicola Halford


  Ardamine ARDAMINE

Archdeacon Bob Gray sends a weekly Act of Worship by email to those in the parish who have requested it.

“Given that we are likely to be in a lockdown situation until near Christmas or beyond, I’m introducing a Zoom service for parishioners on a Sunday morning at 11am, for those who use the internet and would like to join in,” he says.


Ardamine Group – Act of Worship emailed weekly to parishioners and Zoom service at 11am on Sundays.  Contact the Rector, the Ven. Bob Gray on (053) 9425423 or for details

  Stradbally STRADBALLY

Stradbally Union Co. Laois.Weekly service uploaded to YouTube and Facebook at 10.00 for Oct 18th and Oct 25th

All posted on FB:

See also the parish’s YouTube channel:

  Dunleckney DUNLECKNEY

Online services are continuing, says the Reverend Kevin Ronné

The times are as follows:
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 11H00 AM.
Wednesday 19H00
Saturday 18H00
Sunday will be Church Services in alternative Sundays allowing for two services @ 10H00 & 11H30.

See the following for information:

The Reverend Kevin Ronné

  Portlaoise  PORTLAOISE

It is intended that there will be a weekly reflection posted on Youtube in time for Sundays. Please contact Rev. Janet Finlay for the link.


The Reverend Janet Finlay



  Lismore “We will continue to put written liturgies and reflections on the website for each Sunday, as well as occasional videos, Dean Paul Draper says.

Check out the new cathedral website for more information


The Very Reverend Paul Draper


Dean Paul Mooney was broadcasting services each Sunday via his YouTube channel but Ferns Union of Parishes now has its own YouTube channel. Click on this link:

or search for Ferns Union of Parishes on the YouTube search bar.


There will be an on-line service from Gorey uploaded each Saturday evening to the parish Facebook page for the period of Level 5.  See


The Reverend Canon Brian O’Rourke will be continuing to broadcast a live service from

Tullow Group of Parishes each Sunday during lockdown.

See this FB page for details


An online service will be available each Sunday morning on the Reverend Canon Ian Coulter’s YouTube channel

This is the link:


The Reverend Robert Stotesbury is now providing Sunday services via the Killeshin Group of Parishes FB page. See


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


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


DO SEND YOUR REQUESTS IN – They will be most welcome


SUNDAY REFLECTION – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

Monday – MUSIC BOX – 8.04 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

 Monday – FAITH MATTERS – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

 THOUGHTS FOR TUESDAY – 8.04 p.m.- 8.30 p.m.



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

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 each week. This week – a tribute to John Hume who died this week.

RTE’s religious programmes by clicking

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