Parish Lottery: Congratulations to Anette Phelan winner of this weeks Parish Lotto. The Jackpot now stands at €2,300.


HOLYCROSS ABBEY SOLEMN NOVENA 2023: Friday 8th to Saturday 16th September. Weekday sessions at 7am, 10.30am, 4.30pm & 7.30pm (please note there is a 12.30pm session on Sunday but no 4.30pm). Blessing of Infants takes place on Sunday 10th September at 2.30pm, Penitential Service on Friday 15th at 7.30pm and Anointing of the Sick on Saturday 16th at 2pm. Confessions will be heard before, during and after each session every day except Sunday. For information, please contact 0504-43124 or email


Mission Box Thanks to all the parishioners for the wonderful support in collecting rosary beads, old glasses, coins in support of the foreign missions. As a result many life situations will be improved because of your generosity.

Tractor Run in aid of the parish graveyard funds will be held on September 24th. Further information to follow.

Autumn Collection: Many thanks for your contribution.  It is appreciated.


MLTMB Community Alert Group will hold a meeting in Muintir Na Tire Hall, Littleton on Monday 4th Sept @ 7:30pm. Lots of updates! All are welcome. Come and be part of the community in which we live in.


Suil Eile are holding an annual recap of our walks next Wednesday night 6th September in the GAA hall, Littleton at 7 pm. Music and food and highlights of our many adventures on the night. All welcome in particular Men’s Shed and Active retirement. Special guest Jimmy Duggan.


County Tipperary Older Peoples Council will host their Annual General Meeting on 12th September from 2pm – 4pm in the Anner Hotel, Thurles where we’ll discuss important issues for older people in Tipperary.  Guest of Honour Tipperary Age Friendly John Lonergan former Governor of Mountjoy. To book and register your attendance at the event go to this link on Eventbrite Link to Register. Phone Tipperary County Council Age Friendly Programme on 0818 06 5000. Email enquiry to

We remember in our prayers those who have died:


Ann Molloy (née Foy), Abbey Road, Thurles.


Christy Costello, Liskeveen, Littleton – Month’s Mind Mass (Saturday 2nd September @ 6.30pm).


Helen Harris, Ballinure, Thurles – Month’s Mind Mass (Saturday 9th September @ 6.30pm).


We pray for those whose anniversaries occur at this time:




Peg Purcell, her Grandson Martin & deceased members of the Purcell family (Sunday 3rd September @ 12.00).  


Tom Cawley, 4 St. Bridget’s Terrace, Littleton (Monday 4th September @ 9.00am).


Tim, Statia & John O’Dwyer, Ballyvinane; Thomas & Johanna Walsh, 8 McDonagh Terrace, Littleton; James (Jimmy) Meaney, Littleton

(Sunday 10th September @ 12.00).