Welcome to the Parishes of Askea, Bennekerry & Tinryland
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Our Lady first appeared to the fourteen year old Bernadette Soubrious on 11th February 1858. In 1992 Pope John Paul II instituted the World Day of the Sick to be held on the commemoration of Our Lady of Lourdes. The Sacrament of the Sick will be administered at the 7pm Mass in Askea Church on [...]
Ash Wednesday takes place on Wednesday 10th February. Blessed ashes will be distributed at 9.30am and 7pm Mass in Holy Family Church, Askea, at 9.30am Mass in St Mary’s Church, Bennekerry and at 9.30am Mass in St Joseph’s Church, Tinryland.
Tuesday 2nd February is designated Candlemas Day. If you wish to have a candle blessed please mark it with your name and leave it on the table provided at the altar. The candles will be blessed before Mass on Monday.
On Wednesday 3rd February we celebrate the Feast of St Blaize. Throats will be blessed after 9.30am Mass in Askea Church.