Level 5 Coronavirus Guidance:
Under Level 5 restrictions all Masses are online. The church will be open as usual for private visits.
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
Baptisms: These can go ahead with minimum numbers (the baby, parents, godparents, and celebrant)
Weddings: are allowed with numbers limited to 25 and limited to 6 people from 3rd January 2021.
Funerals are limited to 10 people.
Please Keep Safe in the church: Use sanatizer gel; wear face covering and keep a safe distance
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’.