Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare, Ireland
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September 8, 2015; 7:30 pm;
The Apostolic Society Monthly Meeting will take place in 9 Purcell Park on Monday 8th September at 7.30pm.
September 7, 2015; 7:30 pm;
St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society Meeting will take place on Monday 7th September after the 7pm Mass in SS John & Paul Church.
September 4, 2015;
The sick and housebound will be visited with the sacraments on Friday 4th September. If you know of any Parishioner who is housebound and who would like to receive the Sacraments, please contact the Parish Office or any of the Priests.
September 1, 2015;
Pope Francis has announced Tuesday, 1st September, as the first ever world Day of Prayer for Creation. All are invited to pause and reflect on the gift of creation and how each one of us can take simple steps towards caring for this fragile earth we are all called to share. As Mother Teresa once said, if everyone sweeps outside their own door, then the whole street would soon be clean. Tuesday is a day and an opportunity for each one of us to do something positive to protect the earth.
The month of July and August this year saw parishioners from Shannon travel to the orphanage in Gorodishche to spend time with the children. In July Rosie Byrne along with Joanne O’Sullivan and Laura Gough, spent 3 weeks with the children…
To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the first commercial transatlantic flight, Shannon Airport hosted an amazing air display on Saturday 18th July. The day was full of family fun with a wide array of free activities on the ground for…
The Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes took place from 26th June to 1st July. 400 pilgrims from all parts of the Killaloe Diocese took part in the annual five day pilgrimage to the Marian shrine in the south of France. Bishop…
In 1979, when Pope John Paul II, now St. John Paul came to Ireland, he presented every Irish Bishop with a sapling of an oak tree for their Diocese. Here in the Killaloe Diocese Bishop Michael Harty chose the parish…