The government has announced the introduction of Level 3 Restrictions from midnight on Tuesday 6th October and the Diocese of Ardagh & Clonmacnois has issued further specific guidelines.

This will result in the following:

  1. All Parish Masses from St. Mary’s Church and Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church will continue each day as per the normal schedule but online only. No congregations are permitted at these Masses. To access the live-streaming please go to stmarysathlone.ie

  2. All other ceremonies cease for the duration of Level 3 Restrictions:

Baptisms, First Holy Communions, Confirmations and the Sacrament of Penance.

  1. The following exceptions are allowed:

  • Funeral Masses with up to 25 mourners.

  • Marriages with up to 25 guests.

  1. Our churches will remain open for personal private prayer during the following hours:

St. Mary’s Church:

Monday to Friday: 10.30 a.m. – 12.30 p.m.; 2.00 p.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Saturday: 10.30 a.m. – 5.00 p.m.

Sunday: 1.30 p.m. – 5.30 p.m.

Our Lady, Queen of Peace Church:

Monday to Saturday: 9.00 a.m. – 6.30 p.m.

Sunday: 1.00 p.m. – 6.30 p.m.

We continue to pray for one another in these times and ask God’s blessing on us all. We entrust ourselves in a special way to the protection and care of Our Lady of the Rosary in this month of October.

St Mary's Parish Prayer for Strength