Bishop visits Caheragh Parish

Bishop Fintan Gavin has made a pastoral visit to Caheragh Parish.

Bishop Fintan with Caheragh Parish Pastoral Council (WWW.KORNELPHOTO.COM)

On Saturday 19th February 2022 the church of Mary Immaculate in Dromore (consecrated in 1955) was the location for the Sunday vigil Mass with the bishop as principal celebrant. The Mass began with words of welcome from Very Rev Dr Daniel Pyburn (Parish Priest) and Mrs Helen Collins. The Parish Folk Group sang at the Mass under the direction of Mrs Karen Keohane with musical accompaniment by Dr Richard Butler.

On Sunday 20th February 2022 Bishop Fintan was also the principal celebrant at the Sunday Mass in the church of the Holy Family in Caheragh (consecrated in 1963). He was again welcomed to the Parish by Fr Pyburn and Mrs Majella O’Shea. The Parish Choir sang at the Mass under the direction of Mrs Teresa Holland and with musical accompaniment by her children Maria and Sean.

Afterwards, the Parish Pastoral Council served tea and coffee in the local hall with musicians playing some traditional tunes.