Scant regard has been shown for access to the Sacraments

Scant regard has been shown for access to the Sacraments Mass is celebrated at St Mary’s Cathedral, Killarney, Co. Kerry, behind closed doors to assist and control the spread of Covid-19. Celebrating the Mass was former Bishop of Kerry, Bill Murphy, concelebrated by Fr Niall Howard and assisted by cathedral sacristan for over 50 years Tadhg Fleming. Photo: Valerie O’Sullivan
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