Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare, Ireland
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May 20, 2013 to May 24, 2013.
On the feast of Pentecost at the vigil Mass on Saturday evening 18th May and at all Masses on Pentecost Sunday 19th May we will introduce our Parish Mission.
On Monday March 20th through to Friday 24th May, we will gather for early morning Mass at 7am in SS John & Paul Church. This Mass will be less than 30 minutes thus allowing workers the opportunity to attend.
Our Mission Mass will be held at 10am. Both these Masses will be celebrated in SS John & Paul Church. After the Mission Mass at 10am there will be an opportunity for a cup of tea and coffee in…
As part of the preparation for the Parish Mission The Book of Luke, a copy of St Luke’s Gospel was made available to every home in the parish . This gift was delivered by the parishioners who were commissioned by…
May 19, 2013;
Our Parish Mission, a very special week in the life of our Shannon community, will take place from Sunday 19th May to Friday 24th May and we want to invite you to be part of these special days. We have chosen the theme “Sharing The Good News” and that is what we hope will happen. The Mission is open to all people and people of all ages. If, for whatever reason, you have been away from Church or have had difficulty with the Church in recent years, you are most especially welcome.
A Parish Mission is a time of new beginning. In recent weeks we have seen the very positive reaction to the election of Pope Francis and his call to all of us to begin again. This year is called the Year of Faith and through this invitation, we are inviting you come and see.
Preparations continue for the start of the mission. Jack Liddane from Cratloe who looks after amplification put an outdoor speaker in Mary Immaculate Church to cater for the large attendance expected.
Francie Gallagher and his daughter Sharon travelled from Pettigo on…
May 24, 2013; 2:00 pm;
Graduation Ceremony for the Class of 2013
in St. Patrick’s Comprehensive School
on Friday 24th May
Canon Brendan spoke about our Parish Mission on Morning Focus with John Cooke on Clare FM on Friday 17th May.
Click here to hear what he had to say.
You can also send your petition online – just fill out the form…
The death has occurred of Ann Gough (Nee Kenny) from Murroe, Co Limerick and a native of Borrisoleigh, Co Tipperary.
Anne was pianist with Shannon Gospel Choir and was part of our Mass in Mary Immaculate Church on Christmas Eve 2012…
May 22, 2013; 6:30 pm;
Graduation Mass for the Class of 2012
in St. Caimin’s Community School
on Wednesday 22nd May
The sixth National Famine Commemoration took place in Kilrush on Sunday 12th May. The attendance included the President of Ireland Michael D Higgins, Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA Bishop of Killaloe and others leaders of Church and state. Hundreds of people…
On Wednesday 1st May, Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, Bishop of Killaloe ,commissioned 72 parishioners to go out and invite people to the Parish Mission which formally begins on the feast of Pentecost 19th May. At a ceremony in Mary Immaculate…
The Parish of Shannon held the first of three Confirmation ceremonies on Friday 26th April when 49 children from St. Senan’s, St Tola’s, Gael Scoil Donncha Rua and St John’s schools received the Sacrament. Fr. Tom was delegated by Bishop…
Brother Francis and Brother Thomas from the Franciscan Friars, who are based in Moyross, visited St Tola’s NS in April. The Brothers visited a number of classes and also spoke to the whole school at Crinniu. They told the pupils…
St. Tola’s School celebrated First Holy Communion on Saturday 20th April in Mary Immaculate Church and later the same day the children from Gael Scoil Donncha Rua celebrated the sacrament in SS John & Paul Church. We congratulate the children…
A charming little video showing Pope Francis greeting and interacting with fellow Cardinals