First Communion and Confirmation 2021 The bishops of the western province have recommended that the sacraments of First Communion and Confirmation be postponed until the autumn – unless the Covid 19 situation improves significantly in the meantime. Copies of the bishops’ letter are available at Continue Reading Newsletter February 28
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Newsletter February 21
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Staide Community Futures 2021 - 2026 The Straide Community Futures Action Plan is now more than 5 years old and the Straide Community Steering Group, supported by Mayo Community Futures, are now embarking on a Renewal Plan. The purpose of the Renewal Plan is to give Continue Reading Newsletter February 14
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World Day of Prayer for the Sick - February 11 Thursday, February 11th is the 29th annual World Day of Prayer for the Sick. It coincides, each year, with the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. Please join with us as we pray the 10 am Mass that morning for Continue Reading Newsletter February 7
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Feast of St. Blaise - Blessing of Throats St. Blaise was a well educated physician who became Bishop of Sebastein in Armenia. He was persecuted by the famous Roman general, Agricola, who ordered Blaise to renounce his faith. When Blaise refused, he was thrown into prison where he Continue Reading

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.

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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.

Church Restoration Fund

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