Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare, Ireland
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December 16, 2016; 10:30 am;
Junior Infants along with 1st & 2nd Classes of St. Conaire’s will gather in SS John & Paul Church to pray with Santa on Friday 16th December at 10.30am.
The second Mercy on the Mall in Skycourt Shopping Centre, Shannon, took place on 8th December 2016. Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, and 20 priests made themselves available in the shopping mall between 1pm and 6pm. The bishop and…
December 15, 2016; 11:00 am;
The Annual Christmas Mass will take place in the Day Hospital, Shannon on Thursday 15th December at 11am
December 14, 2016; 7:30 pm;
The annual Tradaree Cluster Christmas Carol Service will take place in Mary Immaculate Church, on Wednesday 14th December at 7.30pm. Come along for a wonderful evening of preparation for the birth of Jesus!
December 14, 2016; 10:00 am;
The Advent sessions of Lectio Divina continue in the Jubilee Chapel of Mary Immaculate Church on Wednesday 14th December from 10-11am. An opportunity to pray and reflect on the Sunday Gospel for an hour each week.
SS John & Paul Church will host a pre-Christmas concert by The Three Tenors (Shane Morgan, Dominic McGorian, Derek Moloney) on Sunday 11th December at 8pm. Tickets cost €25 and are now available from the Parish Office, Easons, John Quinn…
December 11, 2016; 11:00 am;
First Communion Preparation Mass for St. Senan’s School and St. John’s School
in Mary Immaculate Church
on Sunday 11th December
December 11, 2016; 10:00 am;
First Communion Preparation Mass for St. Aidan’s & Gaelscoil Donncha Rua
in SS John & Paul Church
on Sunday 11th December
Bro. Liam O’Meara of the Burren Chernobyl Project will speak at all Masses in the parish next weekend. Bro. Liam was instrumental in connecting our parish of Shannon with the Gorodishche Orphanage after we requested his assistance in 1999 in…
Shannon Gospel Choir will participate at the 6.30pm vigil Mass on Saturday 10th December.
December 10, 2016; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. December 11, 2016; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm. December 12, 2016; 10:00 am to 6:00 pm.
The Festival of Cribs takes place in St Bridget’s Church, Liscannor, on the weekend of 10th/11th and 12th 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.
Fr. Tom was invited to join Maura and Dáithí on the Today show on Wednesday afternoon 7th December to speak about Mercy on the Mall. The programme is broadcast live from the RTE studios in Cork. Our thanks to Maura…
On Monday 5th December, in the presence of Bishop Fintan, our own Fr. Tom was affiliated as an honorary member of the Franciscan Order in the Poor Clares Chapel, Ennis. The Franciscan Province of Ireland bestowed an Affiliation Award to…
The first day of Advent heralds the beginning of the Catholic Church’s new year. Advent (from ‘ad-venire’ in Latin or “to come to”) is the Church season encompassing the four Sundays and weekdays leading up to the celebration of Christmas.
Sunday 20th November, the Feast of Christ The King, brought the great Jubilee Year of Mercy to a close. Bishop Fintan led a Liturgy in Ennis Cathedral assisted by the well known composer and singer Fr. Liam Lawton. Our thanks to Fr. Brendan Quinlivan and Bishop Fintan for the photos.
The 50th Celebrations of St Patrick’s Comprehensive School culminated in a Mass of Thanksgiving celebrated in Mary Immaculate Church at the 11am Mass on Sunday, the Feast of Christ the King, and the closing day of the Great Jubilee of…
147 Pilgrims from both the Diocese of Killaloe and the Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly returned home on Shannon Airport on Tuesday 1st November, one day later than planned, as the aircraft was delayed by 24 hours.
Pilgrims had travelled out…
Pilgrims from Anthony Foley’s home Diocese of Killaloe are on Pilgrimage to the Holy Land this week. Today in Jerusalem and Bethlehem where it all began we are happy to respond to young Tony Foley’s request that we remember his…
Munster hero, Anthony “Axel” Foley died on 16th October and on the day after the funeral his son Tony, age 11, together with his family, launched a campaign #8masses4no8 urging people to attend Sunday mass for the next eight weeks…