Tipperary Holy Week Ceremonies

Tipperary Holy Week Ceremonies

Holy Week

Two Mile Borris / Littleton / Moycarkey

St. Peter in Chains Church Moycarkey - Holy Thursday Mass at 7.30pm, Quiet Prayer 10.00pm too 11.00pm, Good Friday Liturgy at 3.00pm, Stations of the Cross at at 6.30pm, Easter Saturday Vigil Mass at 6.30pm.

St. Kevins Church, Littleton - Holy Thursday Mass at 8.00pm, Good Friday Liturgy at 3.00pm. Stations of the Cross at 7.30pm (Church of Ireland invited ), Easter Saturday Vigil Mass at 7.00pm.

St. James Church Two Mile Borris - Holy Thursday Family Mass at 6.30pm, with the Folk Group, Good Friday Outdoor Stations of the Cross at Leigh, at 12.00 noon, Good Friday Liturgy at 8.00pm, Easter Saturday Easter Vigil Mass at 8.30pm. Easter Sunday Masses at the usual Sunday times.

Upperchurch / Drombane Dawn Mass

Easter Sunday Sunrise Mass: This Easter Sunday, 1st April, instead of a Prayer service and walk in Moakland there will be a Sunrise Mass in Ballyboy. Walkers will leave Upperchurch Village at 6.30 a.m. sharp and walk to the Ballyboy Lookout (approx 1.5 km) to attend an open air Mass celebrated by Fr. Tony Ryan. Transport will be provided for people who are unable to walk. Please note however that cars need to be left in Upperchurch Village as there will be no parking facilities at the site. Drivers are requested not to come via Ballyboy or Gortkelly in order to avoid parking and traffic problems. Breakfast afterwards in Upperchurch Hall. All are welcome!


Good Friday: The Passion our Lord and Veneration of the Cross at 3pm. Stations of the Cross t 7pm.

Holy Saturday: Mass of The Resurrection 7pm; Easter Fire; Blessing of Easter Water. Please bring a bottle and take home some Easter Water for use in your homes. The Collection for the Holy Places will be taken up on Good Friday. Visiting Priest – Confession for Easter. Trócaire Boxes: Please leave in your Lenten contribution to Trócaire.

Easter Sunday: Mass 10.30am

Gortnahoe / Glengoole

Good Friday: Ceremonies in both churches at 3.00 and Stations of Cross at 7.30.

Holy Saturday: Ceremonies and Easter Mass

In both churches at

Easter Sunday: Mass in Glengoole at 10.00 and Gortnahoe at 11.15.

Priests Collection: Will be taken up at all Masses over Easter week-end. The usual collectors are requested to attend.

Moyne Templetuohy

The Easter Ceremonies in the parish are as follows: Templetuohy – Holy Thursday-Mass at 7pm, Good Friday-Solemn Liturgy at 3pm and Holy Saturday-Easter Vigil at 8pm. Moyne – Holy Thursday-Mass at 8pm, Good Friday-Solemn Liturgy at 8pm, Holy Saturday-Easter Vigil at 7pm. The Ministers of the Eucharist will make/renew their commitment on Holy Thursday night while Confessions will take place after both masses also on Holy Thursday night. The collection for the Holy Places will also be taken up as both Masses on Holy Thursday night. Trócaire Boxes or donations can be left in at any of the Holy Week ceremonies.

Boherlahan Dualla

Dualla Easter Commemoration Ceremonies: The Annual Easter Ceremonies will be held in Dualla this Easter Sunday, 1st April. The Parade from the Horse & Hound to the Cemetery will begin at 6pm. This will be followed by a decade of the Rosary, laying of wreath and Reading of the Proclamation. The Oration will be given by Kevin O’Reilly. Refreshments in Dualla Community Hall afterwards. All are welcome.

Holycross Ballycahill

Good Friday: Devotions at 3pm and Stations of the Cross at 8pm in The Abbey and Ballycahill. Holy Saturday: Mass at 8pm in the Abbey and Ballycahill. Confessions: In the Abbey, Holy Thursday after 7pm Mass, Good Friday after Stations of the Cross and Holy Saturday 2pm to 4pm and 7pm to 7.45pm.


Good Friday 12 noon - Stations of the Cross in Killenaive Graveyard. 3 p.m. Passion Ceremony... Templederry Church. 6.30 p.m. Outdoor Ecumenical Stations of the Cross.

Holy Saturday - 8.00 p.m. Easter Vigil in Templederry Church

Easter Sunday - 6.30 a.m. Dawn Mass in Curreeney. 11.a.m. Morning Mass in Killeen Church.


Good Friday 8pm The Passion of the Lord and Holy Communion. 3pm Stations of the Cross and the Anointing of the Sick.

Holy Saturday Mar. 31st 8pm first Mass of the Resurrection

Easter Sunday Masses at 9.30am, 11.30am.


Mass of the Lord’s Supper - Rathcabbin Church at 8.00p.m Good Friday - 30th March is a day of fast and abstinence. 3.00p.m. Liturgy of the Passion & Death of Christ in Rathcabbin Church. 8.00p.m. Prayer around the Cross in Redwood Church. Holy Saturday - 31st March 8.00p.m. Easter Vigil in Rathcabbin Church. Easter Sunday 1st April: 11.30a.m. Mass in Lorrha Church.

Church of Ireland Holy Week Services

Saturday 31th March: Easter Vigil and 1st Holy Eucharist of Easter in St Ruadhans C of I Lorrha at 9:00pm. Sunday 1st April: Easter Sunday. Holy Eucharist in Dorrha at 9:30 am.

There is no Service in St Ruadhans on Easter Sunday.

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