The Parish Priest of Ennistymon hopes those involved in stealing thousands of euro from the church will be brought to justice.
Thieves gained entry to the property by forcing open a number of doors sometime between 8pm on Sunday evening and 10am on Monday morning.
The ransacked the sacristy before getting away with a significant sum of money believed to be in the region of 5,000 euro.
Gardaí are examining CCTV footage and an investigation has been carried out at the scene. Fr Willie Cummins is urging anyone with information to come forward