Media diary notice ahead of the Mass of Hope for the family of Karen Buckley

15 Apr 2015

A Mass of Hope for the family of Karen Buckley will be celebrated this evening in the Parish of Mourneabbey in the Diocese of Cloyne.  Father Joe O’Keeffe, Parish Priest of Mourneabbey, will be the celebrant of this Mass which will be attended by the local parish community.  Father O’Keeffe respectfully asks media to allow space to the parishioners who, together, will offer their prayerful support to the Buckley family this evening.  To facilitate media requests for comment, Father O’Keeffe will be available to briefly meet with media representatives at:

Date and time         Today Wednesday 15 April 2015, at 7.00pm.

Venue                    Outside of the Church of Saint Michael The Archangel, Analeentha, Mourneabbey, Mallow, Co Cork.

Out of respect for the solemnity of the Mass, and as the church has a limited capacity of three hundred seats, the 8.00pm Mass is reserved for parishioners only.  Media cameras are not permitted in the church or on its grounds after the briefing at 7.00pm.


For media contact: Catholic Communications Office, Maynooth +353 (1) 5053017 or Martin Long +353 (0) 86 172 7678