Holy Week Ceremonies in Castleisland, Cordal and Scartaglen

Monsignor Dan O’Riordan with a Good Friday night Passion Play cast members drawn from the locality. ©Photograph: John Reidy

The following is a list of Holy Week and Easter ceremonies in Castleisland, Cordal and Scartaglen.

Holy Thursday18th April 2019

Castleisland Parish Church at 8.pm. Mass of the Lord’s Supper. As a parish we commemorate the Last Supper at which Jesus celebrated the First Mass.

The Ceremony will include a Blessing of Eucharistic Ministers. Confessions after this Mass.

Good Friday19th April 2019

Cordal Church and Scartaglen Church at 3.pm. We commemorate the time that Jesus died for us.

Stations of the Cross in Cordal Church and Scartaglen Church with Confessions afterwards.

Castleisland Parish Church at 8.pm.

Solemn Celebration of the Passion. Directed by Jerome Stack. Musicians and singers from Castleisland Parish as well as actors in costume will present a dramatic expression of the suffering and death of Christ.

Communion will be distributed as part of the ceremony.

Stations of the Cross by candlelight.

9.30pm – 12midnight in Castleisland Parish Church.

Easter Saturday Night

Easter Saturday night 20th April at 8.00pm Mass and ceremonies for the Vigil of Easter in Castleisland Parish Church only.

Easter Sunday 21st April 2019

Masses at the usual times:  9.30am Cordal Church. 10.30am Scartaglen Church and 11.30am Castleisland Church.

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