Christmas Eve: 11.30pm Christmas Carols, follows by Midnight Mass of the Nativity.
Christmas Day: Mass 8am, 11am.
St. Stephen’s Day: Mass 10am.
New Year’s Eve: Tuesday December 31st, Morning Mass 8am, 10am.
SPECIAL NEW YEAR’S EVE MASS AT…
Esker has been a monastic site since the sixteenth century. It was first inhabited by the Dominicans, who escaped from the Abbey in Athenry during a time of persecution. They left here in the eighteen sixties, and it became for some time the diocesan seminary for Clonfert diocese. We Redemptorists came here in 1901, and since then we have served not only the people of the locality, but also through our missions and novenas, the whole of the west of Ireland. Because of this long history and tradition Esker is a special place; people constantly comment on the aura they sense here, the feeling of peace and tranquillity.
A Family CHRISTMAS GIFT to Serve, for a Family in Tacloban? See 'A Christmas Thought' below.
Update on Dec. 12th, 2013: Chris O’Donoghue, who is a SERVE co-ordinator, is recently back from the Philippines where he worked closely…