• Owning Retirement Homes. Formerly Sue Ryder Homes


  • Fields of Rape Seed

    A sea of yellow rapeseed. Rich growth of April May



  • Lacy Carpenter
    Performing with American Singers in Piltown Church

  • Waterford's new Bridge
    The new bridge is the most modern landmark to be seen from around Templeorum village and surrounds .

  • Temleorum and Corbally Hill
    Corbally Hill overlooks Templeorum and the Suir Valley.

  • Fiddown Wooden Bridge
    Fiddown Bridge was constructed in 1853 by Waterford and Limerick Railway Company. The bridge was taken over by Great Southern and Western Railway in 1901. It was the last toll bridge in Ireland, until the modern toll roads were introduced.
  • Tybroughney Stones
    Tybroughney Stones in the Garaveyard in Tybroughney.Maintained by interested people of Tybroughney.

  • Forgiveness Stone Eucharistic Congress
    The Forgiveness Stone where people had an opportunity to beg forgiveness for the sins of the past and in particular for forgiveness where children were harmed.
  • Sunset over the Suir
    Sunset over the Suir from "Fiddown Bridge".
  • Fiddown Bridge
    Replacement bridge at Fiddown.Gateway to Waterford


Welcome To Templeorum Parish Co. Kilkenny

Christmas Mass Arrangements

Christmas Eve Christmas Day
4:30 p.m Piltown 9:00 a.m Templeorum
6:30 p.m Owning 10:00 a.m Owning
8:30 p.m Piltown 11.00 a.m Piltown

Safety Passes: Safety passes will be required to attend the Christmas Masses, a maximum of two people per pass
from a household with a maximum of two passes per household
The three Sacristans, not the Parish Office, will take names for bookings and issue passes. Contact Philomena Cuddihy
in Piltown, Margaret Farrell in Owning or Margaret Lower in Templeorum.
Bookings will open on Wednesday 9th December and it will be announced when passes can be collected. Church seats
will be numbered and passes allocated accordingly.
People must show their pass to the ushers on entry and then will be shown to their allocated seat. They may keep their
pass as a souvenir.
In Owning and Templeorum churches, people will leave after receiving Communion.
No small children, unfortunately, will be admitted to the Christmas Eve or Christmas Day Masses. We do hope you will
understand this restriction is because of the limitation on the number of people who can attend and is also in
consideration of our children’s safety.
You are encouraged to attend Mass via the web-cam from Piltown Church at the times shown above.

Distribution of Holy Communion. Fr. Moore will also set aside an hour, to be announced, when parishioners may
come, receive Holy Communion and then leave the church straight away.
Penitential Rite will take place at the beginning of each weekend Mass on 12th and 19th.
Masses in Piltown Church for the Bereaved
7:30 p.m. Monday 14 th and Tuesday 15 th December
7:00 p.m. Wednesday 16 th mass for for Rian Anthony
Special thanks to all our Parish volunteers. Without your help we could not function. We appreciate you all and thank
you again for your commitment.
We pray that you will have a peaceful and safe Christmas and New Year. We pray that soon we will all be back to
normal again enjoying each other’s friendship and company. We continue to pray for the scientists who are working on
a vaccination to defeat this awful plague. May Christ be present to all of you in a special way at this time.

Fr. Paschal Moore P.P and Fr. John Condon (Retired).