Ballinascreen & Desertmartin Parishes

Palm Sunday and Easter Ceremonies - now taking bookings

Please Read The Following Instructions Before Booking Below

As a result of the ongoing pandemic, we must restrict the numbers attending Mass / Easter Ceremonies in each of our churches.  The wellbeing of our parishioners is of paramount importance and to ensure this, a maximum number has been calculated for each church, which enables social distancing to be maintained. Please note that there is still NO OBLIGATION to attend Mass this Easter. 

Please DO NOT BOOK if you have COVID-19 symptoms.

Note for Eucharistic Ministers, Readers and Stewards

An individual seat will be reserved for you so please DO NOT book a seat on this booking system. Thank you.

  1. Please check the booking list below for the times and locations of all Masses / Ceremonies for Palm Sunday, Holy Week and Easter Sunday.  You may book for more than one Mass / Ceremony, however if you book a Saturday Vigil Mass please do not book a Sunday Mass and vice versa.

  2. These Masses / Ceremonies MUST be booked using the booking system below - please select from your own parish.

  3. You may only book for ONE family, up to a maximum of 6 people.  ALL that you book for must be part of the same 'bubble' so that they can be seated together. A valid email address and contact number MUST be provided. 

  4. Bring your ticket(s) either in print or digital form with you to the Mass / Ceremony

  5. If you cancel all or part of your booking you MUST email ballinascreenparish@gmail.com ASAP.

  6. If unable to secure a place you may follow Mass from Holy Rosary or St Mary's, Coolcalm via their webcam. 

  7. Holy Communion will be distributed at the doors of all churches, once the congregation has dispersed.

  8. A face covering MUST be worn unless you are medically exempt.

  9. Social distancing MUST be observed on the way in and out.

  10. You MUST follow the instructions of the stewards and sit in your allocated seat.

 

Ballinascreen Webcam Link:  https://www.churchservices.tv/draperstown

Desertmartin Webcam Link:  https://www.churchservices.tv/desertmartin

No upcoming events at the moment

PLEASE SELECT FROM YOUR OWN PARISH - NB FIRST 7 BOOKINGS ARE FOR PALM SUNDAY

HOLY WEEK ~ HOLY THURSDAY & GOOD FRIDAY SELECT FROM BELOW

PALM SUNDAY ~ PLEASE SELECT ONE VIGIL MASS OR ONE SUNDAY MASS BUT NOT BOTH

HOLY SATURDAY & EASTER SUNDAY ~ PLEASE SELECT ONE MASS ONLY