MITCHELSTOWN PARISH PRIEST AGAINST BAN ON CHURCH GATE COLLECTIONS
22 churches across the Southside of Cork City and suburbs were asked recently to vote on a proposed ban of church gate collections. Massgoers in Wilton, Togher, Ballyphehane, Douglas and Mahon were asked to vote on the proposal, the result of which has yet to be confirmed.
If the ban is passed, Cork and Ross could become the first diocese to outlaw these collections and priests can ask charities across the country to hold their fundraising drives elsewhere.
However, Mitchelstown Parish Priest, Fr Michael Fitzgerald has ...
Friday 4th May 10:12am