Church of Saints Peter & Paul, Athlone

Mass Times

Weekday Mass

9.30am Monday to Saturday

7.30pm Monday and Friday only.

Sunday Mass

Vigil mass: 6.30pm Saturday.

Sunday: 9.00am, 10.30am, 12 noon.

Holy Days of Obligation

6.30pm on the evening before

9.00am, 10.30am, 12 noon, 6.30pm.

Holy Hour and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

In the Oratory, 8 Castle Street every Sunday afternoon from 5-6pm.

Rosary for Peace

Every Saturday at 3.30pm in the Church of Ss. Peter & Paul.

Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help

After 9.30am and 7.30pm Mass on Mondays.

Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration Programme

In the Chapel of Adoration at the Liturgical Centre, 8 Castle Street. Adorers are requested to commit themselves to do one hour of their own choice in a weekly rota. For furthe details ring 090-6492278. Please submit details of your selected day or hour to one of the Sisters at the Liturgical Centre.


Baptisms are held on the first third and third Sunday of every month after 12 noon Mass. Two weeks notice should be given completing a simple form at the Parish Office, The Batteries.


Three months notice must be given to any of the Priests of the Parish and also to the state. Pre-Marriage Course is obligatory.


In Ss. Peter & Paul's Church every Saturday 2.30-3.30pm, 6.00-6.30pm. First Fridays at 9.00am and 7.00pm.

Confessions on request from one of the Priests at any time.

Where Do I Book A Mass?

At the Sacristy before or after any Mass.

Where can I obtain a Baptismal, Marriage or Confirmation Certificate?

At the Sacristy before or after any Mass.

First Friday Calls

The Priests of the Parish visit the sick during First Friday week. If you wish to have a relative or neighbour visited, please hand the name and address to one of the Priests at the Sacristy, or into the Parish Office. If you need somebody visited in hospital please contact the Parish Office.

St. Joseph's Young Priests Society

Members of St. Joseph's Young Priests' Society interest themselves in the promotion of vocations, helping to finance the education of priests and support the missions spiritually and materially. New members are always welcome. If you would like to become a member contact the Parish Office.

Parish Newsletter

Parish newsletter published every weekend. Notices for the printed newsletter may be handed into the Parish Office before 1pm on Thursday or phone the office. To add an item to our online newsletter please contact us. Note: Items for the printed newsletter should be sent directly to the Parish Office (contact details here) and not through this site.

Parish Clergy

Canon Liam Devine, P.P.
Forthill House, The Batteries, Athlone.
Parish office: 090-6492171
Fax: 090-6493519

Fr. John McManus, C.C.
10 Ashford, Monksland, Co. Roscommon

Fr. Seán O'Dowd, C.C.
Deerpark Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath

Parish Sister
Sr. Bernard Lynch
'Tearmonn Miceál', Athlone

Ss. Peter & Paul's Church
Sacristy 090-6494150
Organist (P.J. Stacey) 090-6492852

Parish Office
Forthill House, The Batteries, Athlone, Co. Westmeath.
Secretary: Brenda Furey
Tel: 090-6492171
Fax: 090-6493519

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