Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare, Ireland
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December 4, 2014; 8:30 pm;
The Pastoral Council Meeting will has been deferred and will now take place in the Jubilee Chapel on Thursday 4th December at 8.30pm.
December 2, 2014; 10:00 am;
The Advent sessions of Lectio Divina continues in the Jubilee Chapel of Mary Immaculate Church on Tuesday 2nd December from 10-11am. An opportunity to pray and reflect on the Sunday Gospel for an hour each week.
December 1, 2014; 7:30 pm;
St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society Meeting will take place on Monday 1st December after the 7pm Mass in SS John & Paul Church.
November 30, 2014; 10:00 am;
Confirmation Preparation Mass for St. Aidan’s School
in SS John & Paul Church
on Sunday 30th November
I warmly welcome the Holy Father’s choice of Bishop Kieran O’Reilly to be my successor as Archbishop of Cashel & Emly. I wish to thank His Excellency, the Papal Nuncio, Archbishop Charles Brown, for being in the Cathedral of the…
The Holy Father, Pope Francis appointed Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA as Archbishop of Cashel and Emly in succession to Archbishop Dermot Clifford who submitted his resignation on completion of his 75th year of age. It is expected that Bishop Kieran will be installed as Archbishop in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles on Sunday 8th February 2015.
Click here to listen to Bishop Kieran’s interview with Fr. Brendan Quinlivan on Clare FM
November 27, 2014; 11:00 am;
Mass will be offered in SS John & Paul Church on Thursday 27th November at 11am for all deceased employees of Shannon Development. All retired staff and the public are most welcome to attend.
This year, we are celebrating the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus, as shown in a monogram tile containing the name of Jesus IHS. These tiles were placed over houses and businesses all over Ireland seeking the protection of…
Wednesday 19th November 2014 was a special day in the life of the Apostolic Workers in the parish of Shannon. It was the day chosen by the branch to celebrate 25 years of service to the missions. In 1989 Fr…
Sunday 9th November, the Feast of the dedication of the Latern Basilica in Rome, is the 34th anniversary of the Dedication of SS John & Paul’s Church.
Today we give thanks for the countless blessings and prayers that have been answered…
Our annual Mass for Children who have died at any stage of life was celebrated in SS John & Paul Church on Saturday afternoon 8th November. This Mass is organised each year by the Bereavement Support Committee of the Pastoral…
Cemetery Sunday this year fell on All Souls Day. Hundreds of people braved the winter elements to attend the two ceremonies of the Blessing of the Graves in Lemenagh Cemetery and in Illaunmanagh Cemetery.
After gathering together for prayer in the…
Noreen Bracken from Tullyglass, Shannon, planted the Tree of Hope at Illaunmanagh Cemetery on Sunday 2nd November, All Souls Day.
The planting of the Tree of Hope was the first to take place outside of Dublin to remember all who have…
On Thursday 23rd October the first ever Pope John Paul II Awards ceremony took place in the Inn at Dromoland. Three parishioners from Shannon,all students in St. Caimins Community school, and a fourth from the parish of Newmarket-on-Fergus, received awards from…