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Celebrating 150 Years of the Sisters of the Incarnate Word


img_3815Bishop Fintan Monahan and Bishop Willie Walsh joined the priests of Newmarket-on-Fergus and Shannon, who are Chaplains in Carrigoran House, for a Concelebrated Mass in Carrigoran on Saturday 25th March, the Feast of The Annunciation. The Mass was offered in…

Fr Des Hillery Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese of Killaloe


Fr. Des Hillery PPBishop Fintan has appointed Fr Des Hillery PP Nenagh as the new Vicar General of the Diocese of Killaloe.

Fr Des is a native of Miltown Malbay and was ordained on the 9th June 1984 in St. Joseph’s Church Miltown Malbay…

Mary Immaculate Church Celebrates 50 Years


img_3036An important milestone in the history of Shannon took place on  Sunday 9th October when the newly ordained Bishop of Killaloe, Bishop Fintan Monahan, on his first visit to the Parish since his ordination on 25th September, celebrated the 11am…

Special Collections in Shannon Parish 2017


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Bishop-Elect Fintan’s Coat of Arms and Motto


Fintans_Coat_of_ArmsBishop-Elect Fintan has chosen a personal Coat of Arms and motto in preparation for his ordination to the episcopate which will take place on September 25th in the Cathedral of Ss. Peter and Paul in Ennis.

Traditionally in the Church most…

Fr. Dan Fitzgerald SSC R.I.P.


FitzgeraldDanSSC0908162Fr. Dan Fitzgerald SSC died peacefully in St Columban’s Dalgan Park, Navan, Co. Meath on Tuesday 9th August 2016.
Fr Dan was born in Cork on 28th June 1916 and was educated by the Christian Brothers at Sullivan’s Quay in Cork.…

Fr. Noel Hayes SPS R.I.P.


HayesNoel030816aFr. Noel Hayes SPS, St Patrick’s Missionary Society Kiltegan, Co Wicklow died on Wednesday 3rd August 2016 in Tallaght Hospital, Dublin after a long illness. Fr. Noel was born in 1935 in Killarney, Co. Kerry, and was ordained for St…

Appointments in the Diocese of Killaloe 2016


Fr. Des HilleryFr Desmond Hillery, Diocesan Administrator in the Diocese of Killaloe has made the following appointments in the diocese. The clerical appointments take effect from Monday, August 1st 2016.

1. Pastoral Plan Killaloe Diocese 2013-2020 ‘Builders of Hope’
The Diocese of Killaloe recently…

No Crusader by Bishop Willie Walsh


Willie Walsh - No CrusaderBishop Willie Walsh was never far from the media headlines during his years as Bishop of Killaloe, because of his willingness to speak honestly and from the heart about the many challenges facing the Catholic Church. His apparent ease with…

Fr. John Slattery R.I.P.


SlatteryJohn070416The death has occurred of Fr John Slattery, retired Parish Priest of Puckane, on Thursday 7th April in Birr Community Hospital

Born on May 23rd 1940, Fr John was a native of Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary and was a priest of the…

Weekly Novena to St. Anthony


st-anthonyThe weekly Novena to St. Anthony continues each Tuesday at 9.30am Mass in Mary Immaculate Church.

Appeal for new Eucharistic Adorers


monstrance250x262For the past 17 years, Parishioners have committed themselves to pray for one hour a week in the presence of the Blessed Sacrament.  We appeal for more people to give an hour to prayer each week.  The many hundreds who…

Fr. Tom O’Dea R.I.P.


Fr. Tom O'Dea RIP

The death has occurred of Fr. Tom O’Dea on 2nd January 2016. Fr Tom was born on 16th December 1933 in Newmarket-on-Fergus, Co. Clare. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Tucson, Arizona on 7th June 1958. He…

Festival of Cribs in Liscannor


p1030631On the third weekend of Advent, Gaudete Sunday, the Parish of Liscannor under the leadership of their Parish Priest Fr. Denis Crosby, hosts their annual Festival of Cribs. On Saturday, Sunday and Monday 12th, 13th and 14th December from 10am…

The Holy Door


p1030553A tradition of each Holy Year is for the Pope to open the Holy Door in Rome for people to come on pilgrimage. On Tuesday 8th December , the feast of the Immaculate Conception, Pope Francis opened the Holy Door…

Mercy on the Mall


p1030513For the first time in the history of Skycourt twenty priests made themselves available on Tuesday 8th December, at the beginning of the Year of Mercy, to shoppers and visitors to Skycourt for the sacrament of Confession, a chat, a…

Archdeacon John F. Hogan R.I.P.


HoganRev.John131115The death has occurred of Archdeacon John F. Hogan, Assistant Priest, Puckane, Co. Tipperary

Born on October 28th 1928, Fr John was a native of Crusheen, Co. Clare and was a priest of the Diocese of Killaloe for 61 years. He…

New Lighting for SS John & Paul Church


p1030075Following on from the recent renovations and extension to SS John & Paul Church, new lighting was installed on Thursday 12th November. The existing lighting, which was part of the original Church and had served well for the past 35…

Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life


p1020755This year, the Church is celebrating a Year of Consecrated Life, acknowledging all who have dedicated themselves to service as religious Sisters, Brothers and Priests. In the Tradaree Cluster of Parishes, there are two religious communities of religious Sisters. In…

Appointments in the Diocese of Killaloe 2015


Fr. Des HilleryFr. Des Hillery, Administrator of Killaloe Diocese, has made the following appointments in the Diocese of Killaloe effective from Friday 31st July 2015

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