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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 9th Bernard Doherty

Tues 10th Special Intention

Wed 11th Special Intention

Thurs 12th Mass at 10am

Fri 13th Mass at 10am

Sat 14th Cissie O’Haire


St. Mary’s Cockhill

Mon 9th Joe Murphy

Tues 10th No Mass

Wed 11th Maureen McKinney

Fri 13th Mass at 7.30pm

Sat 14th Mass at 7.30pm


Star of the Sea

Thurs 12th Mass at 7.00pm




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