Mother & Baby Home Report

Mother and Baby Home Report

The final Report of the Commission for Mother and Baby Homes was published this week.  It is sad and harrowing reading.  My heart goes out to the survivors.  It is a dark time for all affected, reflecting on the sad reality of abuse in our Church. …

Response to Mother & Baby Home Report

Mother and Baby Home Report issued on January 12th, 2021.

Response of Bishop Fintan Monahan issued on January 13th, 2021

Welcoming the Report

I welcome the Report of the Commission of the Mother and Baby Home that was published on the 12th of January 2021. I hope the publication of the report will be…

Feast of the Epiphany

Traditional Epiphany House Blessing

Bless, O Lord,
this household and family,
and allow all of us who live in this home
to find in it a shelter of peace and health.
Inspire each of us to develop
our individual talents
and to contribute wisdom and good works

New Year Message – Bishop Fintan

The following is Bishop Fintan’s Message for the New Year 2021.

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Praying out the Old, Welcoming the New

Please join us online at St. Senan’s Church tonight, New Year’s Eve, as we pray out 2020 and welcome in the New Year from 11.30pm to 12.15am, which will be broadcast live via our webcam and parish radio link.

Christmas Mass Schedule

We are living through changed times, dealing with the reality of Covid-19 and it’s guidelines & regulations to keep people safe.  Christmas is a time of family & coming together to celebrate the “Christ Child” born on that first Christmas night.  In many ways part of the ritual of Christmas is going to Christmas Eve…

Blessing of the Graves Ceremony

All the graves were blessed in Kilrush last week by Fr. Pat Larkin.  Please click on the link below to watch the ceremony.

Remembrance Mass

Tonight in our Remembrance Mass we remember all who died in our parish and those who were laid to rest in other places. We invite you to join us tonight at 7pm in St Senan’s Church live via our webcam. During our ceremony we will light a candle as the name of your loved one…

Diocesan Day of Remembrance

Because 2020 has been a year like no other, the Diocese of Killaloe, in collaboration with the Anglican Diocese of Limerick, Killaloe & Ardfert,has decided to hold a Day of Remembrance on November 20th for those who have died in 2020.

This Day aims to acknowledging those who have died this year and those…

Remembrance of the Dead & Prayer for the Bereaved

This Sunday 1 November, the eve of All Souls’ Day, the bishops and priests of Ireland will lead a short service of prayer at 3.00pm to dedicate the month of November to ‘Remembrance of the Dead and Prayer for the Bereaved’.

Bishops invite the whole country to unite in this moment which will be…