Mass Times


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


Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Next Thursday 8th December is a Holy Day of Obligation.  Mass times are as follows: Monmore: Thursday 8th @ 8.30am.  Kilrush: Wednesday 7th @ 7.30pm, Thursday 8th @ 10.00am, 12noon & 7.30pm

Remembrance Tree

The Remembrance Tree service at St. Senan’s Church, Kilrush will be on Wednesday 14th December @ 7pm.  Cards for the tree are available from the Parish Office & various shops in Kilrush Town.

Christmas Colouring Competition

The annual Christmas colouring competition takes place in St. Senan’s Church.  Anyone aged between 4-12 years can pick up a copy of the Nativity Scene & return it to the church before Sunday 18th December. 4 lucky winners will be…

50/50 Draw

Congratulations to last weeks winner: Mary O’Gorman who won 315 euro. Next draw this Saturday 3rd December after the 7.00pm mass.

Land of Saints & Scholars

The Land of Saints & Scholars is the story of the Catholic Church in Ireland.  This hardback book is now on sale in the Church shop & from the parish office at a reduced price of just 10 euro.

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