Feast of the Immaculate Conception

On Wednesday 8th December Holy Mass will be offered as follows:

11am (Low) in St Alphonsus Church, Barntown

5:30pm (Sung) in St John’s Church, Waterford

Legion of Mary

Meeting every Tuesday at 11:15am in the Jim Grant Room at St John’s Church.

Serve God under the banner of Our Lady through the corporal and spiritual works of Mercy. 

FSSP Vocation News

Pray for our Irish seminarian Conán who will receive the minor orders of porter and lector on Saturday 20th November at Our Lady of Guadalupe Seminary in Nebraska. Watch the livestream at 4pm GMT by clicking here.

Rescheduled Masses

On Saturday 6th November Holy Mass will be at the earlier time of 8:30am.

On Saturday 13th November Holy Mass will be at the earlier time of 10:30am.

Upcoming Feasts and Holy Days

Christ the King is celebrated on Sunday 31st October. Followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament with an Act of Consecration of the Human Race and the Litany of the Sacred Heart.

All Saints Day, Monday 1st November. Low Mass in Barntown at 11am. Sung Mass in Waterford at 6:30pm (instead of the usual 1pm Mass).

Commemoration of All Souls, Tuesday 2nd November. The customary three consecutive Masses will be offered in St John’s church, Waterford, starting at 5:30pm. The third Mass (Sung) will start at 6:30pm.

Vocations Weekend in Warrington, 26th to 28th November 2021

At St Mary’s Priory, Smith Street, Warrington WA1 2NS, England: Starts 5:00pm; ends 2:00pm

Is God calling ME?
Matrimony, celibacy, monastery, seminary, Fraternity?

If you are a single Catholic man between 18 and 29 years of age, come and discern with us at St Mary’s Priory & Church.
Shrine Rector Fr de Malleray, FSSP will lead the Weekend, assisted by Frs Ian Verrier, FSSP and Alex Stewart, FSSP.
There will be talks, prayers (Divine Office in our beautiful church), Holy Mass and informal chatting with fellow guests. Possibility of private meetings with a priest, and of confession.Feel welcome confidentially to call, email or write for any questions.
Location: St Mary’s Priory.
FREE for unwaged and students.
Others: £60 per person in total.

Please share the information with your friends! Facebook page: https://fb.me/e/1MFdTHT7I

BOOKINGS & CONTACT: [not via Facebook] malleray@fssp.org (read by Fr de Malleray only); 01925 635664 (Priory’s Landline).


We have currently six young men from the UK & Ireland in formation at our two international seminaries. Three of our deacons from England were ordained priests at St Mary’s Warrington by Archbishop McMahon, OP of Liverpool. Those were the first EF priestly ordinations by a diocesan bishop in England in fifty years.Please pray for them (www.fssp.org/en/help-us/confraternity-of-saint-peter/) and for many more to enter the lists!We give thanks for 11 of priests ordained over the past 19 years: Fr Konrad Loewenstein in 2002; Fr Brendan Gerard in 2006; Frs Matthew Goddard and William Barker in 2009; Fr Simon Harkins in 2010; Fr Matthew McCarthy in 2011; Fr Ian Verrier in 2015; Fr James Mawdsley in 2016; Frs Alex Stewart and Krzysztof Sanetra in 2017; Fr Seth Phipps in 2018; Deacon Gwilym Evans in 2022 (planned).

Please pray for us. We assure you of our prayer.

O Lord, grant us many holy priests!

Rescheduled Masses

Due to the Covid restrictions over the past year, St John’s Parish has a backlog of Confirmations and First Holy Communions to administer for the nearby schools which will take place in the church during the weeks ahead. In light of this, please note that the weekday Latin Mass will be rescheduled as follows: 

23rd, 28th, 30th September  – Latin Mass moves to 1pm.

25th September and 2nd October– Latin Mass moves to 8:30am.

Also, the Men’s Group will now meet this month on Tuesday 21st September after the 6:30pm Mass.

Changes in Mass Schedule
With the exception of the rescheduling listed above, the following changes to the Latin Mass schedule are now in effect: 

Tuesday: 6:30pm

Thursday: 6:30pm

Friday: 6:30pm (including First Fridays)