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Our Lady of Lourdes

Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes – World Day of Prayer for the Sick Saturday February 11, 2017 February 11th is the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes and marks the first apparition of the Blessed Virgin Mary in 1858 to fourteen-year-old Marie Bernade (St. Bernadette) Soubirous. Between February 11 and July 16, 1858, the Read More

Jesus a special friend

St. Valentine’s Day

St Valentine’s Day February 14th 2016 Happy St. Valentine’s Day! There are varying opinions as to the origin of Valentine’s Day. Some experts state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman who was martyred for refusing to give up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the same day that had been devoted Read More


. Céad Míle Failte Welcome to the Parish of Bandon in the Diocese of Cork and Ross. Welcome to a Parish where the Parish assembly facilitates the involvement of the community in the life of the parish. Welcome to our website – we hope it gives you an insight into the life of the parish. Read More


First Confession

First Confession In confession… we open our lives to healing, reconciling, restoring, uplifting grace of Him who loves us in spite of what we are. First Confession dates for children preparing for First Holy Communion are as follows: Wednesday February 26th 2014. Scoil Phadraig Naofa, Presentation Primary School, Bandon Bridge. 7.00pm St Patrick’s Church. Thursday Read More

Sacrament of Baptism

Sacrament  of Baptism. Baptism is the foundation of Christian Life… it is upon baptism that we build our lives as followers of Christ. Baptism is the sacrament in which we are freed from original sin, become children of God, and members of the Church. We are unable to receive any other sacraments until we first Read More

Mass Times

Monday to Saturday at 9.30 Vigil Masses Saturday at 6.00pm 7.30pm Sunday: 9.00am in Lady Chapel, Gaggin 10.30am and 12noon in St Patrick’s Church CONFESSIONS  12noon on Saturday BAPTISMS at 4.00pm on Saturday