Newsletter May 15
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First Holy Communion May 8th 2022 We wish the very best of luck to the girls and boys from the parish who will make their First Holy Communion on Sunday May 8th at 11.00am. It promises to be a lovely occasion for the children, their parents, Continue Reading Newsletter May 8
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Death of Breege McGowan R.I.P. It is with sadness we share the news of the death of Breege McGowan, Castlebar and formerly of Knocknaculla, Straide. Breege’s remains will repose at Coady’s Funeral Home, Castlebar on Thursday evening (May 7th) from 5.30pm to 6.30pm with removal on Continue Reading Happy May Day ! The May Day we know today is rooted in the pre-Christian festival of Bealtaine, which was celebrated on May 1st to mark the beginning of summer. Bealtaine was also one of the key quarterly days in the traditional Irish calendar Continue Reading Newsletter May 1
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Death of Margaret McKeown R.I.P. It is with sadness we share the news of the death of  Margaret McKeown, Currane. Margaret’s funeral Mass will be held in Ss. Peter & Paul's Church, Straide on Monday, April 25th at 1pm and can be viewed online at Rest Continue Reading Newsletter April 24
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Straide Parish Website

Straide is an historic and picturesque village situated in the heart of County Mayo, located between Foxford and Castlebar in the diocese of Achonry. The Cathedral town of the Diocese is Ballaghadeereen on the Mayo / Roscommon border. Straide is the birthplace of one of Ireland’s famous sons,  namely Michael Davitt, founder of the Land league in 1879.

Live Streaming

For the duration of the Corona Virus pandemic, necessitating the closure of Churches for public worship, Masses will be live-streamed from Straide Church at the times scheduled on the weekly newsletter. Please join us from your home as we pray for one another and for the scheduled intentions.


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Church Conservation Project

We urgently need funds to complete our Church Conservation Project. The project aims to restore the Church to its original condition, as when completed in 1916. This work is currently mid-way through completion.

We are now asking Friends of Straide Parish throughout the world to help with this project by donating to our Conservation Fund.

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