Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word

Ministers of the Eucharist October. Unable to attend, please exchange with another Minister
07.00pm Mary Butler Joe Murphy Teresa Cassin
11.00am Tom Brett Carmel Coone Majella Morrissey

Ministers of the Word for October. Unable to attend, please exchange with another Minister
Michael Piert

About Eucharistic Ministers & Ministers of the Word

Chapel Hill

11.30 am  - Second Sunday of each month.

About Chapel Hill

Mong Chapel

11.30am Fourth Sunday of each Month.

About Mong Chapel

Church of the Assumption

Vigil Saturday at 6pm
Sunday – 10.00am
Weekdays – Mon, Wed, Fri – 9.30am

Confessions after 6pm Mass when requested.

About Church of the Assumption

Parish Baptisms, Marriages & Deaths

Recent Death Notices

Patrick Roche

The death has occured of Patrick (Pat) Roche, Logan Steet, Thomastown, Co. Kilkenny. Formerly of Cauriske, Ballyhale, Co. Kilkenny.

Pat died suddenly at his residence, on Thursday, 7 May 2020. Predeceased by his wife Mary. Pat is deeply regretted by his loving family: daughters Lucy and Valerie, son Bobby, sons-in-law Owen and Tom, grandchildren Millie, TJ, Luke and Dara, sister Anne Carew (London), nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


May Pat Rest in Peace


Due to the Covid-19 directive, a Private Family Funeral will take place on Monday, 11 May – for Live Streaming please click here

We look forward to arranging a Memorial Mass to celebrate Pat’s Life with Family and Friends at a later date. We are sorry that you will be unable to attend Pat’s Funeral Mass due to the current restrictions and our sympathies are equally with you all at this sad time.


Joseph Maher

  • Joseph Maher

The death has occurred of Joseph Maher, Castleknock, Dublin / Thomastown, Kilkenny on 07th May 2020  peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family following a long illness. He will be forever remembered by his wife Anne of 56 years, son John and daughters Therese, Eveleen and Helena and his sons-in-law John and David. Sadly missed by his much adored grandchildren Ben, Aimee, Cian and Susannah and all his extended family, his wonderful neighbours, friends and former colleagues.


Ar dheis Dé go raibh a hAnam dílis


A private family Funeral will take place in line with current guidelines.


For live streaming, please click the following link on Saturday morning at 11 o’clock:


Family flowers only please.

Donations if desired to St Francis Hospice (, who provided loving care to Joe throughout his illness.

We look forward to arranging a Memorial Mass to celebrate Joe’s life with you, his friends and colleagues, at a later date.


Fr.David Gaffney S.J.

The death has occurred of Fr David Gaffney S.J. Milltown, Dublin on Wednesday 6 May 2020, peacefully, in the loving care of the staff of Cherryfield Lodge Nursing Home and St. Vincent’s Hospital. Greatly missed by his sister Eileen (Kennedy) and brother Gerard, his sister-in-law Kathleen and brother-in -law Jim, his nieces, nephews and cousins, grandneices and grandnephews and a wide circle of family and friends in Thomastown, Co Kilkenny, and by his Jesuit community at Milltown Park.   May Fr. David rest in peace.

Due to the current government guidelines regarding public gatherings, a private Funeral will take place for his immediate family.

A Memorial Mass in celebration of Fr. David’s life will take place at a later date.


Margaret Byrne

The death has occurred of Margaret Byrne, (late of Thomastown and formerly of Ballinamona, Knocktopher, Co. Kilkenny) 5th May 2020 (peacefully) in the excellent care of the staff of TLC Nursing Home Santry, Dublin. Margaret will be dearly missed by her brother Frank, nephew Seamus, niece Siobhan, Damien, Jacob, Adam, Deirdra, relatives and friends especially Pat and Marian in Thomastown.


Margaret’s funeral will take place privately due to the current Government guidelines regarding public gatherings. A Mass of remembrance will be held at a later date.


Ar dheis De go raibh a hanam.


Bridget Kehoe

  • Bridget Kehoe
The death has taken place on Sunday 03rd May of Bridget Kehoe, 101 Dúnán, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny and formerly of Arbour Hill and McKee Park Dublin, peacefully at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Sadly missed by her partner Declan, sons Aaron and Andrew, mother Bridget, sister Liz, brothers William and Michael, sister in law Karan, nieces and nephews, Great Nephew. Also sadly missed by Vicky, Padraig, Nathan and Zac. Predeceased by her Daughter Andrea and her father Willie.


A private Funeral will take place on Wednesday afternoon due to government advice regarding public gatherings, A memorial Mass will take place at a later date.



“Those who have died go no further than God, and God is very near”


Please pray for:

Nicholas White, Knocknaboola, Stoneyford; John Fennelly, Boher; Robert Challoner, Castle Avenue; Joseph Challoner, Dangan Terrace., John Fennelly, Boher; Mary Kate, Johnny, Patrick & Ben Doolan, Edward & Catherine Cotterell, Brownsbarn; Leo Holohan, Podge Dack, Maudlin Street.

Shivaun Kavanagh, Berkley Lawn & Johnny Dooley, Kilfera, Bennettsbridge, recently deceased. Also Martin O’Neill, 13, Dangan Terrace (Months Mind); Mary Doyle, Friars Hill; Jim Doherty, Carrickmourne; Patrick Doolan, 6, Castle Avenue; Michael Walsh, Cappagh, Thomastown. May they rest in peace

Mary Ryan, Maudlin St., Joe O’Hara, Jackstown; Jack Woods, 2, Newtown Tce, Jim Lee, Newtown Terrace, Annie Byrne, Ballinamona.

May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Paul Forristal, 50 Maudlin Court, and Logan Alex Butler, Berkley Lawn, recently deceased. Also Barry Fennelly, Jerpoint Church; Joseph Lee, Maudlin St., Mary Cassin, Coolroebeg, Patrick & Mary Thorpe, Allen, Co. Kildare and all whose anniversaries occur these days. May they rest in peace.


Please pray for: Martha Darcy, Waterford recently deceased. Also Tommy Delaney, Pipe St. Betty , Nellie & May Delaney, Pipe St., Jack Heafey, 25, Newtown Terrace., Ellen O’Rourke, Newtown; Patrick Delahunty, Mill St., John Walpole (Snr) Stoneen; Patrick Walsh, Cappagh, Thomastown; Patrick & Alice Power, Kilmurry; Patrick Lennon, Legan; James O’Brien, Mong; Mattie Lawlor, Michael O’Malley, Station Road, Joseph and Catherine Reid, Knockard, and all whose anniversaries occur these days. May they rest in peace.


Please pray for: Martin O’Neill, 13 Dangan Terrace, recently deceased. Also Margaret & Eugene Kelly, Station Rd., Siobhan Stapleton, Andy Forristal, Colmcille, James & Mary Cassin, Coolroemore; Bridget & Michael Power, Castle View, Grennan, Nancy O’Neill, Ballinamona, Brigid Kirwan, Goatsbridge. May they rest in peace.


Please pray for: Paddy Carroll, Ladywell, Mattie Lawlor, Maudlin St., Hannah Cotterell, Brownsbarn; Ann Bergin nee Waugh, Castlewarren & Dangan View, Elizabeth Dempsey, 23 Newtown Terrace. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Jack Cahill, Smithstown; Ann Grey (nee Cahill), Johnny Dalton, Dangan Terrace; Mena Lanigan, Jerpoint Church; Margaret & Thomas Begley, 9, Newtown Terrace; Connie O’Neill, Grennan & Cheekpoint, Co. Waterford; Patrick Murphy, The Court House; Joseph O’Reilly, Ladywell; James O’Reilly, Newtown; John Furlong, Coppenagh; Daniel Kenny, Closgregg; Brigid Roche, New Ross; Tom Walsh, Kilvinogue; Richie Fennelly, Jerpoint Church, Mary Byrne, Ballinamona May they rest in peace


Please pray for - Jerry Gibbons, Castle Ave., Paddy Heafey, 10, Castle Ave., Jim Lannon, 26, Dangan Tce., Billy & Nellie O’Reilly, Market St., Peggy Heafey, Newtown Tce., Johnny Heafey, Newtown Tce., Ellen Brennan, Graiguenamanagh; Bill Maher, Durrow; Jimmy Maher, Abbeyleix; Neddy & Eily Dempsey, Chapel Hill; Martin Farrell, Jerpoint Hill; John & Mary Challoner, 41, Newtown Terrrace. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Neddy Hogan, 3, Newtown Terrace, Raymond Roche, Newtown Terrace, Patrick Roche, Newtown Terrace, Edward Walshe, 4, Castle Avenue, Mary Walsh, Powerswood, Tommy Maher, Kilvinogue, Chrissie Lennon, Gowran, Bridie O’Keeffe, Smithstown, Mary & Pat Hanrahan, Powerswood. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Bridie Barron, Cloughsgregg, who died during the week, and Gerry O’Driscoll, 38, Newtown Tce., (Months Mind); Nellie Delaney, Pipe St., (Months Mind); Cha Whelan, Jerpoint Church; Patrick Lannon, Station Road; Edward Cotterell, Neddy Cotterell, Patrick & Bridget O’Neill, Smithstown; Bridget Walpole, Stoneen; Nancy Walpole, Mill St., Theresa Delahunty (Snr) Mill St., Daphne Dempsey, Cloughsgregg; Jim Challoner, Dangan; Mary O’Leary, Pleberstown; Peter O’Hanrahan, Kiljames; Anne & Thomas Beck, Newtown Terrace; The O’Keeffe Family, Colmcille; Tommy Hayes, 9, Dangan Terrace; Tommy Hayes, 22, Dangan Terrace; Thomas Hayes, Kilkenny. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: James Hayes, 7, Cloughabrody Heights; Mary Cody, Bawnskeha; Patricia Carolan, Dublin; Colm Dack, 26, Castle Avenue; Dinny O’Brien, Skeoghvosteen.; Nora Morrissey, Coolroemore; Michael O’Reilly, Bridge Brook Arms; T. J. McCarron, Father Peter Orr, Thomas Townsend, Jerpoint; Deceased Members of Thomastown Hurling Clubs. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Mary “Moll” Gibbons nee Moore late of Colmcille died in Cheptow, South Wales also Michael Hayes, Joan, Breda & Philip Heafey, Newtown Tce., Michael & Mary Power, Newtown Tce., Melvin Power, Norelands; John O’Rourke, Newtown, Teresa Maher, Ladywell; Kathleen Phelan nee Drea, Jerpoint West; Toddy Cassin, Boher; Joan & James O’Neill, Grennan; Thomas & Bridget O’Neill, Ballinamona; Denis O’Brien, Stackley, Graiguenamanagh & Mong; Thomas, James & Thomas (Jnr) Kelly, Mill Street; Joan Furlong, Coppenagh, Frances Clarke, Dublin; Anna Challoner, Grennan; Kathleen Byrne, 48, Mallfield; John Barron, Cloughgregg; Josie Dack, Cloughabrody; Willie, Johanna & Mick Walsh. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Alice Dwyer, Powerswood recently deceased also Mary Roche, Logan St., Paddy O’Reilly, Newtown; Roly Collier, Friars Hill; Alice Collier, Ballinkillen; Anthony Walsh, Dangan; Michael & Liam Walsh; Tommy Reddy, Dangan; May Behan, Christy Kirby, Dangan Terrace. Thomas & Annie Walsh, Mill Street; Frank Woods, Jerpoint Hill; Madge & Frances Kelly, Mill Street. May they rest in peace


Please pray for: Nellie Delaney, Pipe St., & Dublin recently deceased and also Molly Grace, Castle Avenue; Catherine O’Byrne, Jerpoint West; Billy Woods, 43, Cloughabrody; Bridget & Patrick Dunphy & Family, 24, Newtown Terrace & England; Gregory Hoban, Closgregg; Michael Doyle, Legan; Elizabeth Challoner, Newtown Terrace; Margaret Fennelly, Boher; Michael Dempsey, 23, Newtown Terrace. May they rest in peace.


Please pray for

Recently deceased - Sean Donohue who died in France recently.

Anniversaries:  Thomas & Margaret Tyrrell, Newtown; Ray J Hughes, Susan Wallace, Jerpoint Abbey, Helen Shanahan, 9, Noreview  Crescent, Patrick Power, Grennan, Margaret & Robert, Cahill, Smithstown, Statia Grace, Logan Street. May they rest in peace.


Please pray for those who died recently: Michael Hayes, Dangan Terrace, Jimmy Kelly, Lady’s Well, recently deceased. Anniversaries: Teresa Testa, nee Beck, New York and formerly Dangan Terrace. Kathleen Delahunty, Mill St., Andrew Barron, Ballyconway, John Delahunty, 35, Newtown Tce., John Delahunty Snr. Mill St., Michael Minogue, Jerpoint West, Rene Ryan, Gowran, Leonard Teesdale, Belmore, Edward & Mary Dempsey, Powerswood, Andrew Walsh, Powerswood, Liam Hoyne, Harry Beck, Dangan Terrace, Mary Langton


Please pray for: Paddy Power, Dangan Tce., Robert Hoyne,Millview Mary O ’Halloran (neeKirwan), Mullinahone, Nancy Lyng (neeCottrell), The Rower. recently deceased.

Also Joe Minogue, 7, Newtown Tce.; Mary, Joe & Tom Stapleton,; Michael & Matthew Kearney, Ballydonnell,; Brohna Woods, 2, Newtown Tce.,; Mary McMahon, Newtown; Katie Holohan, Nore View; John Morrissey, Coolroemore’; Daniel & Catherine Shanahan, Pleberstown; John Byrne, Ballinamona; Donncadh Kirwan