Portlaoise Parish Easter ceremonies details

Conor Ganly


Conor Ganly


SS Peter & Paul's Parish Church Portlaoise.

Portlaoise Parish Easter Services for Holy Week April 16-21.

Mon-Wed Masses: 7.30am, 10am, 7.30pm.

Holy Thursday: Prayer 10am, confessions 10.30am to 12 noon and after 7.30pm ceremony. Mass of the Lord's Supper: Parish Church 7.30pm, The Heath 7pm, Ratheniska 7pm. Quiet prayer before the Blessed Sacrament to follow the ceremony in Parish Church and will conclude with night prayer at midnight.

Good Friday: Prayer 10am, confessions 10.30am to 12 noon and after 7.30pm ceremony. In Polish from 6pm.
Stations of the Cross: 1pm outdoor Way of the Cross starting at O'Moore Place ending at SS Peter & Paul's Parish Church. Procession stops at: O'Moore Place, Lakeglen, Dunnes Stores Mountmellick Road, Oak Leaf Place, Cherrygrove, Grotto Square, Market Square,Sally Gardens, O'Loughlins, Star Tattoo, Cally's Barber Shop, Polish Shop, Bridge St residence, Parish Church.

Lord's Passion in Parish Church 3pm led by Bishop Denis Nulty and 7.30pm. In The Heath 7pm and Ratheniska 7pm.
Prayers around the Cross at 9pm in Parish Church.

Holy Saturday: Morning prayer 10am, confessions 10.30am-12noon and 7.30pm-8.30pm. Blessing of food at 12.30 led by Fr Marek (Polish Chaplin). Easter Vigil 9pm in Parish Church.

Easter Sunday: Dawn Mass at 6am on Easter Sunday on The Heath, April 21. Polish Mass 5pm in Parish Church.
Masses at usual Sunday times in Portlaoise, The Heath and Ratheniska.