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Welcome to the website of Star of the Sea Church. The church is one of two churches in the parish of Laytown-Mornington.
We hope that you find the site useful for information on masses, sacraments and other church events as well as keeping up -to-date with what's happening in our community and parish.

Priests of the Parish

Blessing of Graves 2022

Fr. Joseph Apust
Tel: 041 9827384


Fr. Denis McNelis  P.P.
Laytown (041 9827258)

Parish Office Hours
Mon/Wed/Fri:  9.30am - 2.00pm

St. Peters, Drogheda : 26th June at 3.00pm
Newtown Cross Cemetery : Sunday 26th June at 5.00pm
Moorechurch :  Sunday 3rd July at 11:30am
Kilsharvan :  Friday 15th July at 7.00pm

Mass Times

Dates for Your Diary

Saturday Night Vigil:




Monday:    Liturgy of the Word
and Holy Communion










Annual Mass at shrine of St Oliver in Loughcrew
takes place on Sunday 26 th June at 3pm.  All are welcome.

Meath Diocese Annual Pilgrimage to Knock
Sunday 14th August  -  led by Bishop Thomas Deenihan.  
The Anointing of the Sick takes place in the Basilica at 2.30pm and Mass is at 3.00pm.  The Rosary procession will follow outside on the grounds of the Shrine, weather permitting.  
See poster in Church porch.

Meath Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes
12 - 17 September 2022 led by Bishop Tom Deenihan.
Booking forms available from:  
Joe Walsh Tours, 69 O’Connell St. Dublin 1,
Tel: 01-2410800.  The pilgrimage this year will be for hotel pilgrims only.

I Lit a Candle Cards:  Are now available beside the Shrine in the Church.
Light a Candle for someone and take a Card to let them know ~ €2
Please put the €2 in the Candle box.

Offertory Collection - Supervised collection buckets are available at the church doors.  


Eucharistic Adoration


Mass Cards

Eucharistic Adoration  continues on Wednesdays from 9.15am until 10.30am.  We would like to extend the adoration time till 11am if we had volunteers to cover 10am - 10.30am  and 10.30am - 11.00am.

On Request

Mass Cards for all occasions: Recently Deceased & Anniversary for deceased, Birthday, Get-Well, Mass for your Intentions, Thank You, Good Luck in your Exams etc. are available in the Parish Office Mon/Wed/Fri 10am-1pm.

Click Here for the 'Do This In Memory' 2020/2021 Parish Preparation Programme for First Communion

Mornington Parish / Do This In Memory
Parish Based Programme for First Holy Communion

Congratulations to the Children in Donacarney Schools who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday 14th May.

Click Here for the 'Confirming Our Children' 2020/2021 Parish Preparation Programme for Confirmation

Mornington Parish / Confirming Our Children
Parish Based Preparation Programme for Confirmation

Congratulations to the children in Donacarney Schools who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on Wednesday 30th March.


Parish Finances

We are grateful to those who have been in a position to return their envelopes to the church.  Your generosity is deeply appreciated.

There are three ways of supporting the parish:

  • Weekly envelopes:  Continue to drop in the weekly envelope for the Church, through the letterbox in the Presbytery Door or in the boxes as you enter the Church for Mass.

  • Cheque (made payable to Mornington Church) or Cash Donation in Envelope marked ‘Mornington Church’:  Donations can be left in an envelope into the Presbytery.  Please include your name and/or envelope number (if you have one) as a reference so we can acknowledge your donation.

  • If you would like to set up a standing order with the Church or to make a one-off payment, you can do so by electronic transfer to our Church account.  Details are as follows:- A/C:  Mornington Church, BIC:  BOFIIE2D,  IBAN:  IE93 BOFI 9033 2287 6798 44.

Please let us know that you have made a donation or set up a standing order, so we can track your donation.

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