Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Ennis Road, Limerick
Welcome to Our Lady of the Rosary Parish, Diocese of Limerick


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Our Housebound Parishioners

As the Covid-19 situation remains serious and we must restrict our interactions with each other, we are still unable to resume the service of bringing Holy Communion to parishioners who cannot get out to Mass.  If you would like a visit from a priest and you consider it save to do so in your home, Fr. Mc Auliffe is willing to call on request.  Please contact the Sacristy.

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Ministers of the Eucharist

Due to the continuing situation with the Covid-19 coronavirus and the necessary restrictions on gatherings, we have decided to cancel the next meeting of Ministers of the Eucharist, which was scheduled for Tuesday 08 September.  We will correspond further by e-mail and by telephone.

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Streaming of Mass from Our Church

Regular users of the website will have noticed that our Webcam can now be accessed from the Homepage and that Mass is being streamed online every day from our Parish Church.  Advisory information has been posted under Events on our Homepage.

If you have family members, friends and neighbours, who are unable to come to Church in these difficult times, please tell them about the Web Service through which they may wish to participate in Holy Mass online.

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Update re Daily Mass

Welcome back to our daily Mass at 10.00am from Monday 29th June.

We are delighted to welcome you back as indeed you are happy also.

Entrance only by the main door at the rear of the Church before Mass and leave by a different door at the end of Mass to facilitate an orderly exit while observing 2 metre social distancing.

In accordance with Health Board restrictions, every second seat will not be occupied and only 3 people per seat

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Church Open

The door at the Sacristy is open during the day and hand sanitizers are available for use.

THE Bishop of Limerick is appealing to church-goers to adhere to public health guidelines following the re-opening of churches

While Masses and other religious ceremonies remain closed to the public, churches have been open for private prayer and reflection since the Covid-19 restrictions were eased at the weekend.

“If anything, recent weeks have reaffirmed just how important the Church is in so many

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Covid 19 Virus update

In light of the recent Covid 19 restrictions, Bishop Leahy has sent the following e-mail-

1. All those over 70 and others who are vulnerable are to be shielded or cocooned. Therefore all clergy, religious and parish staff such as sacristans within this category should stay at home.

2. Church buildings are to remain closed until 12th April as it it practically impossible for surfaces in the church to be cleaned repeatadly and  the numbers  supervised. Visit to the blessed

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Mass on Weekdays

In response to the COVID-19 shutdown of services, RTE Television will broadcast Mass at 10:30 a.m. on weekdays from the Cathedral in Letterkenny, on the RTE News Now channel.  This is channel 200 on Virgin Media cable service, channel 521 on Sky, channel 21 on Saorview.

Locally, Mass is broadcast online at 10:00 a.m. on weekdays from the Redemptorist Church.  The web address is www.redemptoristslimerick.ie and other Mass times are also listed there.

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Corona Virus Update

Friday, 13 March 2020:  Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy has said that care for one another, solidarity, creativity and prayer will guide us through the unprecedent challenge of modern times that the Coronavirus is.

Confirming that all Sunday Masses across the diocese will be cancelled for the next three Sundays or until further notice beyond that, Bishop Leahy said that the measure is necessary as the Church puts its shoulder behind the national effort to protect the elderly and those