Mass Times

SS John and Paul Church

spSS John & Paul Church, Bothar na Luachra

Mass Times
Monday – Friday: 7pm
Saturday: 6.30pm
Sunday : 10am, 12.15pm
Holy Days: See Newsletter

Mary Immaculate Church

mMary Immaculate, Corrib Drive

Mass Times
Monday – Friday: 9.30am
Saturday: 12 noon
Sunday: 9am, 11am
Holy Days: See Newsletter

Adoration Chapel

aAdoration Chapel, Skycourt

Mass Times
Monday – Friday: 10am
Eucharistic Adoration: 10am until 9pm


Airport Oratory
Mass on Sunday: 8.45am

Convent Oratory
Mass on first Friday: 8am

Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare, Ireland

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Lectio Divina

December 20, 2017; 10:00 am;

Lectio_DivinaThe Advent sessions of Lectio Divina conclude on Wednesday 20th December after 9.30am Mass in the Jubilee Chapel of Mary Immaculate Church. An opportunity to pray and reflect on the Sunday Gospel for an hour each week.

Tradaree Cluster Christmas Penitential Service

December 19, 2017; 7:00 pm;

dsc03357The Tradaree Cluster Christmas Penitential Service with the opportunity for individual confession will take place in SS John & Paul Church on Tuesday 19th December at 7pm and will be led by the Franciscan Friars, Ennis.

Please note there will be no 7pm Mass in SS John & Paul Church

Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, Appointed as the New Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora

bkellywebThe Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed the Most Reverend Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, as the new Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora.

Born in Derrybrien in the parish of Ballinakill, Co Galway on 20 May 1946 to Sean and…

Feast of St. Flannan, our Diocesan Patron

December 18, 2017;


Flannán was an Irish saint who lived in the 7th century and was the son of a king of Thomond. He entered Mo Lua’s monastery at Killaloe and seems to have become abbot there. He is remembered as a great preacher.

He made a pilgrimage to Rome where Pope John IV consecrated him. On his return he became first bishop of Killaloe and also preached in the Hebrides. His feast day is December 18 and he is also our Diocesan Patron.


Santa Comes to Mass

December 17, 2017; 10:00 am; 11:00 am;

dsc9055Santa will attend both the 10am & 11am Masses on Sunday 17th December to receive a blessing for his long journey ahead. He likes to visit the Shannon Churches for Mass on the Sunday before Christmas as it is close to the airport.

First Holy Communion Preparation for St. Tola’s School

December 17, 2017; 11:00 am;

First-Holy-Communion6aFirst Holy Communion Preparation
for St. Tola’s School
in Mary Immaculate Church
on Sunday 17th December
at 11am

First Holy Communion Preparation for St. Conaire’s School

December 17, 2017; 10:00 am;

First-Holy-Communion6aFirst Holy Communion Preparation Mass
for St. Conaire’s School
in SS John & Paul Church
on Sunday 17th December
at 10am

Festival of Cribs in Liscannor

December 16, 2017; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. December 17, 2017; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. December 18, 2017; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.

img_9602The Festival of Cribs takes place in St Bridget’s Church, Liscannor, on the weekend of 16th/17th and 18th December, from 10am to 6pm in the parish Church. Over 500 cribs from many nations in all five continents are on view and help tell the story of Christmas in a very special way. Well worth a visit and its free.

Mercy on the Mall 2017

14885797888-15872183The third year of Mercy on the Mall took place in Skycourt Shopping Centre, Shannon, on Friday 8th December, the Feast of The Immaculate Conception. For five hours, from 1pm to 6pm, Bishop Fintan Monahan and 20 priests made themselves…

World Meeting of Families 2018

logo-croppedHelp us spread the word in preparation for this great event in Dublin in 2018. All resources can be accessed on and the Amoris: Let’s Talk Family! Let’s Be Family! Programme can be accessed on

Welcome to Fr Francis Xavier

Fr. Francis Xavier Kochuveettil On Friday 1st December Fr Francis Xavier Kochuveettil joined our parish team. Bishop Fintan welcomed two priests from India to the Diocese. The other, Fr Rexon has been assigned to Birr.

Fr Francis Xavier who will celebrate his 40th birthday in…

Dates For Your Diary – December 2017


December 2017 Event
Friday 1st First Friday.

The sick and housebound will be visited with the sacraments and 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…

Ordination to the Diaconate

img_8416Martin Shanahan from Quilty was ordained a Deacon by Bishop Fintan Monahan in Ennis Cathedral on Sunday 26th November, the Feast of Christ the King, at 12 noon Mass. Martin will be ordained a Priest in the Summer of 2018…

Special Collections in Shannon Parish 2017-2018


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