During August and September Fr. Ness will be absent from the parish on several occasions for days at a time to let him spend time with his children and grandchildren and for ten days of this time to let him go on Retreat at the Jesuit Retreat Centre known as Manresa Centre located in Dublin. Fr. Jim McGarry will arrive on 14th August for six days and will stay at St. Clare’s chapel house. The Holy Ghost Fathers will provide supply cover for Fr. Ness by celebrating Mass in his absence and Fr. McGarry will assist with this ministry on several days.