Obligation to attend Sunday and Holy Day Mass

Newry Cathedral News

With the easing of Covid-19 restrictions, it is encouraging to see a return to a fuller liturgical life in our parishes. Thankful that we can once again gather as communities of faith, the Irish Bishops have announced that attending Mass on Sunday and Holydays of Obligation has from Easter Sunday (17th April 2022) once again be deemed an essential expression of faith. As always, those whose health is vulnerable or who are unwell will not be under any obligation to attend Mass. Those in this situation are encouraged, if possible, to participate in live-streamed Parish Masses offered online.