Killaloe Clergy Appointments

Killaloe Clergy Appointments Summer 2021
The diocesan appointments this year continue the steady trends of previous years with less and less priests available. We now have well over one third of the 58 parishes of the diocese without a resident priest under the age of 75. A
number in the list this year…

First Holy Communion / Confirmation/ Baptisms

Following on from the Government’s latest update on restrictions in relation to combatting the pandemic it is with great regret that we have to cancel the planned celebration in July of the Sacraments of First Holy Communion & Confirmation.

It is also strongly advised that Baptisms would be rescheduled.

The advice at present…

Fr Ger Nash- Bishop -Elect of the Diocese of Ferns

On Friday 11th June, the Feast of the Sacred Heart, Pope Francis appointed Fr. Ger Nash, our Diocesan Secretary and Director of Pastoral Planning, as the new Bishop of Ferns.

Gerard Nash was born on 27 February 1959 at Glandree in the parish of Tulla, Co Clare. His parents Tommy and Mary are deceased and…

Sacraments Holy Communion & Confirmation

Message from Bishop Fintan

Just letting you know that the office had a call today from a senior officer in the HSE, mid-west region regarding the high rates of infection in the region. In line with the guidelines that there should be no Sacraments of Confirmation and First Holy Communion celebrated in May or…

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine

The Killaloe Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock is taking place virtually again this year. Bishop Fintan will celebrate the Mass in Knock for the Diocesan Pilgrimage on Sunday 23rd May. The Mass will be streamed live at 3.00p.m. on the Knock Shrine website, as happened last year, with Rosary commencing at 2.30p.m. The Mass can be…

Confirmation Preparation- Prayer Service

Dear Confirmation Candidates and your parents.

I hope you are all keeping very well and safe. You will remember when Bishop Fintan wrote to you all on May 4th that he mentioned a Prayer service of Preparation for Confirmation and for the coming of the Holy Spirit that would take place on next Tuesday,…

Youth Ministry

Killaloe Diocese Youth Ministry presents a Blessing for All Young People: There will be a Blessing for all young people of the diocese, primary, secondary and college age on Sunday 9th May at 12 noon. It will be available for viewing on and all diocesan social media platforms including Youtube. There are lovely scenes…

Welcome Back-Re-Opening of Churches

Most people are aware that from this Monday, May 10th it will be possible to have congregations at our weekday and weekend Masses. Our church can facilitate 150 persons (3 pods of 50).
The precautions that were established between June and December last year will still be in place and Mass goers are requested…

Mass Times from 10th May

The following are the Mass Times from Monday 10th May for weekdays & weekends-

Monday – Friday 10 a.m. each day;

Saturday 7 p.m.;

Sunday 8.30 a.m.; 10 a.m. & 12 Noon