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Mass Times During Lent

The daily Masses will be as follows 7.15am & 10.00am in St. Mary’s Oratory, 7.30pm in St. Mary’s Cockhill (Monday - Wednesday & Friday), 7.00pm in Desertegney on Thursday.


St. Mary’s Oratory

Mon 2nd DDS Mass

Tue 3rd Special Intention

Wed 4th Special Intention

Thurs 5th Mass at 10am

Fri 6th Teresa Murphy (10th A)

Sat 7th Patrick Kelly (2nd A)


St. Mary’s Cockhill

Mon 2nd Hugh McGonagle (MM)

Tues 3rd Monica Deehan (MM)

Wed 4th Susie Doherty (2nd A)

Fri 6th Ownie & Mollie Barr

Sat 7th Joseph McKinney (MM)


Star of the Sea

Thurs 5th Denis Gillespie (50th A) & Bridget Quirke (1st A)



St Mary’s, Cockhill (1847)


Sundays: Saturday Vigil 7.30pm. 11.00am

Holy Days: As announced

Weekdays: Mon - Fri 7.30pm

Requiems: 11.00am

Confessions: Saturday: 6.45pm - 7.25pm; First Friday: 7.00pm - 7.25pm

Baptisms: Cockhill only: 3.00pm on Saturdays

St Mary’s Oratory, Buncrana (1929)


Sundays: Saturday Vigil 6.00pm. 9.00am, 12.30pm

Weekdays: Mon - Fri 10.00am

Requiems: 10.00am

Confessions: Saturday: 5.15pm - 5.50pm; First Friday: 9.30am - 9.55am

Star of the Sea Church, Desertegney (1964)


Sundays: 10.00am

Holy Days: As announced

Weekdays: As announced

Requiems: 11.00am (Mon-Sat); 11.30am Sunday

Confessions: Thursday 7.15pm - 7.55pm; Holy Days: Half an hour before each Vigil Mass

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament: 6am - 12.00 midnight daily (except during Sunday morning Masses)


Booking Masses

The register of Masses is kept in the Parish Office so the easiest way to book a Mass is to call into the Office or telephone.


Buncrana Parish - St Patrick's Road, Buncrana, Co. Donegal : Tel - 00 353 (0) 74 9361253