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Diocese of Cashel, Ferns and Ossory

Updated list of online services this weekend – also radio programmes of interest

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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 GATE OF THE SHEEP will be live on at 1 p.m. tomorrow, Saturday. 2ND MAY 2020.

  1. The May 2020 Diocesan Magazine – a free digital version (and Covid special) – is now available on the homepage. Print copies will be distributed when restrictions lift. Postal copies as usual.
  2.  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:

    The Clonmel Union of Parishes’ act of worship can be accessed at,

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It becomes active @ 6.00 a.m. tomorrow, Sunday 26th April and 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

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The Very Reverend Maria Jansson

The Reverend Trevor Sargent



9.30 a.m. Wexford

The Reverend Chancellor Arthur Minion


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

See this page for Holy Week services

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

The Very Reverend Tom Gordon



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

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 and at Easter:


11 a.m.


St Canice’s See

for details of Holy Week and Easter liturgies.


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.


  Enniscorthy Will be broadcasting services every Sunday from Palm Sunday. There will also be a short reflection every day during Holy Week that is edited to include music and video readings by parishioners.

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

The Reverend Nicola Halford

Sympathy is extended to the Reverend Halford on the recent death of her father.

11 a.m. Stradbally Morning Prayer.

Order of service emailed to parishioners the day before

All posted on FB where there may also be a link to Stradbally’s new parish 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

Topic: vocations

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.

Topic: praying for the world

Music Box – 8.04 p.m. – 8.30 p.m.

Faith Matters – 8.30 p.m. – 9.00 p.m.

Topic: the Parable garden in Wexford

 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 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.