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St. Senan’s Church

St. Seanan's Church, KilrushMon-Fri 10.00am
Friday evening 7.30pm
Saturday 10.00 and 7.00
Sunday 10.00am and 12.00 noon

One of the results of Catholic Emancipation was the impressive expansion in church buildings and Kilrush was to prove no different.

Monmore Church

Monmore ChurchSunday 8.30am

Located on the Kilrush – Doonbeg beg road some five miles outside Kilrush. It was while Rev. Sylvester Malone was PP that this church was build in built in 1894.

Bishop Fintan Monahan

Bishop Fintan Monahan

BISHOP OF KILLALOE – FINTAN MONAHAN

Bishop. Fintan Monahan was born in Tullamore, Co Offaly, on 23 January 1967.  His parents are Tom and Peg Monahan and he has one brother, Seán, and one sister, Caitríona, who is married to Dominic.  From 1980-1996 the family lived in Carraroe, Co Galway where his father was principal teacher at Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua. In 1996 the family moved to Castlegar, Galway City, the native home of his mother.

Primary education was in Tullamore and secondary education was in Carraroe before studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Tuam in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth in 1984.  In 1987 he completed a B.Sc. in NUI Maynooth, a B.D. in the Pontifical University in 1990, an S.T.L. in Biblical Theology in 1992 and a H.Dip. in Education in NUI Galway in 1993.

Ordination to the priesthood was in Séipéal Mhic Dara, An Cheathrú Rua on 16 June 1991 by Archbishop Joseph Cassidy.  While studying for the H.Dip. in Education in Galway he was curate in An Tulach, Baile na hAbhann, Conamara from 1992-1993.  From 1993-2006 he taught Science, Irish and Religion at the diocesan college, Saint Jarlath’s College in Tuam, along with coaching basketball and hurling.

In 2006 Archbishop Michael Neary appointed him chaplain to Saint Jarlath’s College and diocesan secretary. During that time he also worked in the area of communications, vocations promotion and served as editor of the Tuam Diocesan Magazine, New Dawn. In recent years he joined the Communications Council of the Irish Episcopal Conference.

Bishop Monahan was ordained Bishop of Killaloe on Sunday 25th September in the Cathedral Ennis. His motto is “Moladh do deo le Dia” meaning “Praise be to God forever”.

Notices


Migrant Sunday

This Sunday (January 15th) is known as Migrant Sunday. “Child Migrants, The Vulnerable & The Voiceless” is the theme chosen by Pope Francis. Since this time last year we have welcomed some Syrian families to the Diocese, some to Shannon…

Rainbows

Is a free peer support programme to assist children from 6 – 12 years, who are grieving a death, separation or other painful transition in their family.  This programme will commence in St. Senan’s Primary school, Kilrush on Wednesday 25th…

Eucharistic Ministers

The new rota for 2017 is now available from the Sacristy. If anyone is interested in joining the Eucharistic Ministry, please give your name into the parish office.

50/50 Draw

Congratulations to last weeks winner: Evan Maher who won 275 euro. Next draw this Saturday evening 14th January after the 7pm mass.

Recent Cold Spell

As we face into the coldest spell of weather for a long time, the Killaloe Diocese Justice & Peace Committee encourages you to keep an eye on elderly neighbours, friends & family members.  A quick phone call or visit to…

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