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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

Level 3 Restrictions

Fr. Joseph Apust
Tel: 041 9827384


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

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

Public Masses and Baptisms are suspended until further notice.

Sunday Mass at 10.00am in Mornington  is available to view live on Facebook.  It will also be uploaded to YouTube and available to view from 11.00am.

Click here to view Mass for Sunday 11th October, 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time.

The Church will be open for private prayer daily from 10am-7pm

Level 3 Restrictions mean:-

  • Church Services cease and move 'online'

  • A maximum of twenty-five people may attend funeral services.

  • A maximum of twenty-five people may attend wedding services.

Mass Times

Saturday Night Vigil:















The National Framework for Living with COVID-19 is a plan to help  us prepare for any measures Government may introduce to keep our people healthy, our businesses strong and our communities resilient.

Each of us has a role.

Personal and collective behaviour is the best tool we have against COVID-19.

Do what you can.

Always exercise your own judgement on how best to stay safe, no matter where you are, what you are doing or who you are with.

Eucharistic Adoration


Mass Cards

Eucharistic Adoration has been suspended.  
All who can are encouraged to come & pray for an end to this pandemic.  
Due to COVID Restrictions a signing in sheet will not be in place but a record of attendance will be kept.

On Request

Mass Cards for the Dead, Birthday Remembrance, Special Occasion, Get Well & Christmas Mass Bouquets etc. are available in the Parish Office Mon/Wed/Fri 9.30am-1pm.

People are asked to wear a face mask when visiting the Church.

Remember, also, to keep a 2 metre distance & please do not congregate outside the doors of the Church.


Church Grounds Maintenance Team

A Very Special 'Thank you' to the Church Grounds Maintenace Team
They Continue their  Clean-up of the Church grounds on Saturday from 9.30am-11am.
Just turn up on the day.  Many hands make light work.  
Any help will be really appreciated.  


Parish Finances

We appreciate that this is a difficult time for so many, with worries and pressures coming at them.  For this reason we are even more 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.

Please do not let your dog loose in the Church grounds and more importantly PLEASE clean up after it.

Corona Virus Precautions:  

How can I help to stop the spread of infection?

  • Do not attend Mass if you feel in any way unwell

  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue – always carry tissues

  • Dispose of used tissues in a waste bin after use.

  • Wash your hands frequently with soap and water or an alcohol based hand gel

  • Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth – germs spread this way

  • Avoid sharing water and other drinks

  • Consider setting up a standing order for Church collections


Click Here for the 'Do This In Memory'
2019/2020 Parish Preparation Programme for First Communion

Mornington Parish / Do This In Memory
Parish based preparation programme for First Communion

Click Here for the 'Confirming Our Children' 2019/2020 Parish Preparation Programme for Confirmation

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

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