‘Churches Notices’ Notices


Killaloe Diocesan Appointments 2018


bishop-fintan-2Bishop Fintan Monahan has issued the Diocesan Clerical Appointments for 2018. The appointments reflect the ongoing work of the Diocesan Pastoral Plan – Builders of Hope. They are the fruit of much consultation between Bishop Fintan, the Pastoral Planning Team,…

Fr. J. Minogue R.I.P.


minoguej030618Fr James Minogue,
Retired Parish Priest of Castleconnell, Co. Limerick

Born on January 25th 1925, Fr James was a native of Bodyke, Co. Clare and was a priest of the Diocese of Killaloe for 67 years. He was a past pupil of…

Blessing of Mary, Mother of the Church Shrine


img_1078Earlier this year Pope Francis inaugurated a new Feast of Mary, known as Mary, Mother of The Church. It is to be celebrated the day after Pentecost Sunday. It acknowledges the role Mary played in supporting the Apostles after the…

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…

Buiochas Sr. Maureen!


sr-maureen-haughOn the weekend of 30th July, we bade farewell and say thanks to Sr. Maureen Haugh, a member of the Sisters of Mercy Community here in Shannon for the past 31 years. Sr. Maureen is leaving Shannon and will take…

Shannon Parish Golden Jubilee Celebrations


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Bishop Fintan Monahan led the parish in the Golden Jubilee Mass of St. Senan’s Parish Shannon on Saturday 24th June when he was chief Celebrant of a concelebrated Mass on the pitch of Wolfe Tones na Sionna GAA Club. Joe…

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…

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 2017-2018


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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…

Blessing of SS John & Paul Extension


p1010608Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA, Archbishop of Cashel & Emly, returned to the parish on the evening of Sunday 21st June to bless the newly completed extension to SS John & Paul Church. In one of his last engagements as Bishop of…

SS John & Paul Church Celebrates 34 Years


SS John & Paul Church RSunday 9th November, the Feast of the dedication of the Lateran 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…

A Message from Bishop Kieran on the Permanent Diaconate


Bishop KieranDear Friends in Christ,
I would like to address you on the reactions to the recent publication of the Pastoral Letter on the Permanent Diaconate.
I have listened very carefully to the observations and concerns raised by individuals and groups in the…

Golden & Silver Jubiliarians


JubilariansThe month of June is the traditional time of year in which priests celebrate the anniversary of their Ordination. This year the Killaloe Diocese is rejoicing with four priests who celebrate Jubilees this year.
FR Harry Bohan PP Sixmilebridge who lives…

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