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Blessed Sacrament stolen from Kildare church

The priest in Sallins said the theft brought darkness to a place of worship.

Image: Patrick McCarry/TheJournal.ie

THE BLESSED SACRAMENT and other religious items were taken from a church in Sallins, county Kildare overnight.

Gardaí in Naas are investigating the burglary which occurred between 11.30pm Saturday and 9am Sunday.

Local priest Fr Declan Thompson told an Easter Sunday congregation this morning that the thieves had brought darkness to a place of worship.

Investigating gardaí would like to speak to anyone who may have information about the incident. They can call the local station on 045 884300 or the confidential line on 1800 666 111.

-Additional reporting by Patrick McCarry

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