Parish Mass Times:

Moycarkey: Monday & Tuesday at 10.00am; Sat at 6.30pm; Sun at 9.00am; Radio Link – tune into 105.1.

Littleton: Mon, Tues &  Fri at 9.00am ; Sat at 7.30pm & Sun at 12.00.

Two-Mile-Borris: Monday at 10.00am; Sunday at 10.30am.

Masses live streamed from Littleton:


Feast of the Immaculate Conception Of The Blessed Virgin Mary

Next Thursday, 8th of December – Holy Day Of Obligation.

Masses For The Feast:

Moycarkey: Wednesday at 6.30pm; Thursday at 10.00am.

Littleton: Wednesday at 7.30pm; Thursday at 9.00am.

Two-Mile-Borris: Thursday at 10.00am.

Christmas Food Appeal: Transition Year Students from the parish (who are participating in the Pope John Paul II Award) are inviting parishioners to donate a non-perishable food item. All donations will be given to the local St. Vincent de Paul Society. Please leave food items in the box at the entrance to the Church.

Bambinelli Sunday: Will be celebrated next Sunday, 11th December.  All households are invited to bring the figurine of Baby Jesus from their family crib and place it on the altar before Mass for a blessing.  All children will be invited to come forward for a special Blessing at that Mass.

Benemerenti Medal: Stella Quinn has been awarded the aforementioned medal by Pope Francis in recognition of her long and dedicated service to the three Churches in the parish.  The medal will be presented at the Vigil Mass next Saturday at 7.30pm.  All are welcome.

Parish Lottery: Congratulations to P.J. Hackett our weekly winner of the Parish Lotto. The Jackpot now stands at €2,700. We are having a special Christmas Draw to say a BIG Thank You to everyone who is supporting our lotto. Every line in our fundraiser lotto on 15th December will automatically have a  chance to win in 2 draws – our weekly Fundraiser Lotto Draw and the Fundraiser National Draw – with great prizes including 3 PLAYSTATION 5’s, FOTA ISLAND – 5 Star Hotel 2 night break, a pair of Harry Styles tickets, a pair of Michael Bublé tickets and 4 Deluxe Christmas Hampers. Please visit our fundraiser website for more details

Vigil in Honour of Our Lady of the Immaculate ConceptionThursday 8th December, Bothar Na Naomh Church, Thurles. Holy Rosary at 6.30pm; Mass at 7.00pm. Celebrant Fr. James Purcell. Concludes with Adoration, 7.30pm – 8.30pm.

Hour of Grace – December 8th, 12 noon – 1.00pm. in our Our Lady & St. Kevin’s Church, Littleton. All welcome.

St Kevin’s N.S., Littleton are holding a Christmas Market in the school on Thursday 8th  December from  11a.m.   All welcome.

St. Vincent de Paul: Envelopes can be returned at Masses, to the Parish Office, to the post box at Fr. Fogarty’s house or to any member of the Vincent de Paul.

Littleton Christmas Lights will be switched on this Saturday evening December 3rd after 7.30pm Mass.  All are welcome.

Moycarkey Coolcroo AC are having a Christmas fun morning & cake sale in aid of field & track development on Sunday, 4th December at 10am. Open to all families and non-members. Special guest in attendance.

MLTMB Community Alert Meeting: Monday 5th December @ 7:30pm in Muintir Na Tire hall.  All are welcome.

Recent Death:

Esther Lowry, England, formerly of Bouladuff, The Ragg. (sister of Joan Moloughney, Littleton).

Month’s Mind Mass:

John Coman, Shanbally, Moycarkey – this Saturday 3rd December in Moycarkey Church at 6.30pm.

Anniversary Masses:



This Saturday 3rd December at 6.30pm: Kitty & Martin Hewitt & deceased members of the Ryan family.

Monday 5th December at 10.00am: Margaret and Thomas Pyne and their son Danny, Knockroe and deceased members of the Pyne and Tierney families.

Next Saturday 10th December at 6.30pm: Mary Burke, Ballyhudda; Jimmy Wall; Jack and Nora Costello, Parkstown, their daughter Josephine Moynihan & their son John; Nora Nolan, Turtulla; Stephen & Anne Kirwan.


This Saturday 3rd December at 7.30pm: Josie Ryan, Derrynaflan Drive, Littleton.

Next Saturday 10th December at 7.30pm: Billy & Maureen Ryan, Ballybeg.


This Sunday 4th December at 10.30am: Jack & Alice Russell, Coolcroo; Pat & Mai Maher Cloncleigh, and their son Paddy & deceased members of the Maher and Butler families; Kathleen & Jerry Bourke, Silvermines.

Next Sunday 11th December at 10.30am: Jimmy Walsh, Cloncleigh & deceased members of the Walsh & Ryan families; Denis & Teresa Fitzpatrick, Ballyvaughan; Niamh Roberts, Stockport, England & Castleknock, Dublin; Jack & Madge Nolan, Blackcastle, Two-Mile-Borris.