Level 5 Restrictions:
Level 5 Restrictions become effective from Midnight on Wednesday 21st October and remain in force for Six weeks.
During this period all Masses from St. Michaels will take place as usual, but without a congregation.
Mass Intentions (Anniversaries etc), already booked will take place as scheduled, unless the family wish to re-schedule. All Masses are available online at churchtv.ie/foxford. and on Radio 108fm
Due to the ban on visiting households the monthly visits to the Sick and Housebound are put on hold for the moment. However, if anyone urgently wishes me to visit please phone. 9256131 or 087 2422273.
Members of the Parish Pastoral Council and Social Services are available, (as during the first lockdown) to help if anyone is in need. Don’t hesitate to make contact. Michael: 0858300716, Geraldine: 094 9256614 or Sylvia: 0879190803 or my numbers above.
St Michael’s Church Foxford
You are welcome to the Website of Foxford Parish. Located in Co. Mayo, Foxford is a parish of the Diocese of Achonry. There are three Church areas in the parish.
Foxford (traditionally known as Toomore) is situated in east Mayo. The parish boundary on the west is the river Moy which separates the parish from the diocese of Killala. There are three churches in the parish. On the north side, tucked into the Ox Mountains is the church at Attymachugh, which originally was a primary school. On the east side bordering the parish of Swinford, is the church of the Assumption in Toomore.
The parish church in Foxford was built in 1879. In 1961- 62 major renovations were carried out on the church, and on 27th. September 1962, Bishop James Fergus re-dedicated the church to St. Michael, the Archangel. The parish is also home to the beautiful Convent Chapel which was built by the Sisters of Charity in 1925. The Foxford Woollen Mills, founded by the Sisters of Charity in 1892, is still in operation and attracts many visitors throughout the year. Foxford also has an Addiction Treatment Centre, appropriately called ‘Hope House’.