City Parishes Christmas Mass Times

Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity – 2015
Friday 17th December– De La Salle Stephen St. Boys Carol Service -11.30am
Saturday 19th December – As part of the Year of Mercy, Confessions will be held for 24 hours for the Lord- 8hours in Waterford, 8hours in Clonmel, and 8hours in Dungarvan. Confessions will be in Cathedral from 10.15am to 6.15pm with Mass of Reconciliation at 6.15pm with Lesley Kavanagh.
Sunday 20th December- Barrack St. Band performance at 12.00 noon Mass
Wednesday 23rd December –NightFever –Youth 2000
Thursday 24th December – Christmas Eve
Morning Mass 10:30am
Confessions from 11.00 am to 1pm
Carol Service at 7.30pm
Vigil Mass of the Nativity at 8pm and Cathedral Vigil Choir
Also in attendance will be: Mayor of Waterford City Cllr.John Cummins and members of the City Council

Friday 25th December – Christmas Day
Masses at 8am and 12:noon
Mass at 12noon with Cathedral Senior Choir
Saturday 26th December _ Vigil Mass at 6.15pm
Sunday 27th December Masses at, 12noon, 5.30pm
Monday 28th December to Friday 1st January
Daily Mass at 10.30 am only

Saturday 2nd January- Vigil Mass at 6.15pm

(Normal schedule resumes from Sunday 3rd January)

Parish of St. Paul’s & Butlerstown

Opportunity for individual Confession & Absolution, immediately after 6.00 p.m.,,8.30 a.m. & 10.00 a.m. (Butlerstown) & 11.30 Masses.
Gospel Choir Christmas Carols 20th Dec. after 11.30 a.m. Mass

Thursday, December 24th – Christmas Eve

Confessions from 11.00 – 1.00 and 2.00 – 4.00 in St. Paul’s

Christmas Carols at 6.30 p.m. in Butlerstown & at 8.30 p.m. in St. Paul’s


At 7.00 p.m. in Butlerstown; and at 9.00 p.m. in St. Paul’s

Friday, December 25th – Christmas Day 

Masses: 8.30 a.m. (St. Paul’s); 10.00 a.m. (Butlerstown); 10.00 a.m. (St. Paul’s); 11.30 (St. Paul’s: Children & Families – ‘Toy Mass’)

PLEASE NOTE: Additional Mass in St. Paul’s on Christmas Day at 10 a.m.

Saturday, December 26th – St. Stephen’s Day

Mass at 10.30am.  in St. Paul’s;

Vigil Mass at 6.00 p.m. in St. Paul’s.

Feast of the Epiphany – Wednesday January 6th –

Vigil Mass at 7.30 p.m. Tuesday.

Wednesday: 8.30 a.m.; 10.00 a.m. (Butlerstown); 11.30 a.m. & 7.30 p.m.


Parish of St Johns

Thursday 24th December (Christmas Eve)

10.00am                                Morning Mass

12.00 noon – 2.00pm            Confessions

8.30pm                                 Carol Service (Sung by St. Johns Choir)

9.00pm                                 Vigil Mass of Christmas (Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord)

Friday December 25th (Christmas Day- Feast of the Nativity of Our Lord)

Mass times:                           9.00am, 12 noon

Mass will be celebrated

Confessions:                        Each day after 10.00am Mass.

Monday 21st & Tuesday 22nd December


Parish of Ballybricken

Christmas Eve Mass – 8 p.m.

Christmas Morning – 9 & 11.30 a.m.

Penitential Service – Monday, 21st December in Mt. Sion at 7.30 p.m. for Holy Family & Ballybricken parishes

Confessions in Ballybricken after Mass each day of Christmas week


Parish of Sacred Heart

24th December – Christmas Eve
Morning Mass @ 10am
Vigil Mass of Christmas @ 9pm
Midnight Mass @ 12 Midnight

25th December – Christmas Day
Masses at 10am, 11.15am & 12.30pm
No evening Mass on Christmas  Day

26th December – St. Stephens Day
Mass at 10.00am  & 7pm