Events


First Friday


November 7, 2014;

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The sick and housebound will be visited with the sacraments on Friday 7th November. 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.

Additional Mass in Convent Oratory at 8am.

Feast of All The Saints of Ireland


November 6, 2014;

irish_saintsWednesday 6th November is the Feast of All The Saints of Ireland. It was on this day 19 years ago that Eucharistic Adoration began in Shannon. We thank the 300 people who each week, spend one hour in prayer at the Adoration Chapel, enabling so many others to drop in and say a prayer.

St. Conaire’s Confirmation Registration Meeting


November 5, 2014; 8:00 pm;

confirmation9Confirmation Registration Meeting for parents of St. Conaire’s children will be held in the new wing of St. Conaire’s School on Wednesday 5th November at 8pm. This new building is located in the grounds of the school. Ms. Cora Guinnane and Ms, Joanne O’Brien of Elizabeth Ministries will address the parents. Both Joanne and Cora are qualified catechists and school chaplains.
Full details are available on the school website at www.conaires.ie

Matt Talbot Novena Week 6


November 4, 2014; 7:00 pm;

Rev Frank McGrath OFMThe 6th session of the Matt Talbot Novena 2014 will take place in SS John & Paul Church on Tuesday 4th November at 7pm. The preacher is Rev Frank McGrath OFM Franciscan Friary, Ennis.
All welcome!

Send a Petition for the Matt Talbot Novena using the form below.

St. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society Meeting


November 3, 2014; 7:30 pm;

stjosephs-ypsSt. Joseph’s Young Priests’ Society Meeting will take place on Monday 3rd November after the 7pm Mass in SS John & Paul Church.

Tree of Hope


November 2, 2014; 4:00 pm;

crabapple tree rPlanting a Tree of Hope is intended to show support and to provide a place of comfort for those who have been bereaved by suicide or who are living with mental health issues such as depression.
The Pastoral Council were approached with a request that a Tree of Hope be planted in Shannon Parish and it has been agreed that the tree, a crab tree, be planted next to the statue in Illaunmanagh Cemetery at 4pm on Sunday 2nd November, All Souls Day. Balloons will be then released in honour of those that we are thinking of.
Our thanks to Niall & Noreen Fulham for providing all of the information required and for the hand carved stake for the tree, and also to Noreen Bracken for the suggestion. Visit the Facebook page https://facebook.com//TreesOfHope for further information.
All are welcome.

Cemetery Sunday


November 2, 2014; 2:30 pm;

Lemenagh CemeteryCemetery Sunday for Shannon parish will take place on Sunday 2nd November at 2.30pm in Lemenagh Cemetery and 4pm in Illaunmanagh Cemetery.

Feast of All Saints


November 1, 2014;

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Saturday 1st November is the Feast of All Saints – a Holy Day of Obligation

Masses are as follows:

Friday 31st October

6.30pm – Vigil Mass in SS John & Paul Church

Saturday 1st November

9am & 12.15pm – SS John & Paul Church
11am  in Mary Immaculate Church

The Saturday evening Vigil Mass at 6.30pm will be the first Mass of All Souls Day.

Matt Talbot Novena Week 5


October 28, 2014; 7:00 pm;

Robert McCabeThe 5th session of the Matt Talbot Novena 2014 will take place in SS John & Paul Church on Tuesday 28th October at 7pm. The preacher is Rev Robert McCabe CF Army Chaplain, Gormanstown, Co. Meath. All welcome!

Send a Petition for the Matt Talbot Novena using the form below.

Bank Holiday Monday


October 27, 2014;

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Bank Holiday Mass
in Mary Immaculate Church
on Monday 27th October
at 12noon

*Please Note – No Evening Mass at 7pm

Winter Time Begins this Weekend!


October 26, 2014; 2:00 am;

clockbackDon’t forget that winter time begins this weekend on Sunday at 2am so turn your clocks back 1 hour before you go to bed on Saturday night!

John Paul II Awards


October 23, 2014; 7:30 pm;

JPII AwardsOn Thursday 23rd October at 7.30pm at the Inn at Dromoland, the John Paul II Awards will be presented to participants from Parishes in the Diocese of Killaloe.
The Award was first created in Derry to commemorate the late Pope, St. John Paul II, who was so committed to young people and who had such belief and confidence in them.
Bishop Kieran

Blood Donation Clinic


October 20, 2014 6:00 pm to October 22, 2014 9:00 pm.

Give Blood

The Irish Blood Transfusion Service will be holding a blood donor clinic in the Bunratty Castle Hotel, on Monday 20th, Tuesday 21st and Wednesday 22nd October between 6pm-9pm.

3,000 units of blood are required every week. 1,000 people receive blood or a blood product every week. 1 in 4 of our population require blood at some point in their life yet only 3% of our population give blood. This is not enough.
The giving of blood is painless and harmless and your blood will help to save lives. New Blood Donors are urgently needed. If you are not in a position to donate blood yourself, you still can help by encouraging someone you know to do so.

Matt Talbot Novena Week 4


October 21, 2014; 7:00 pm;

Tom McGrathThe 4th session of the Matt Talbot Novena 2014 will take place in SS John & Paul Church on Tuesday 21st October at 7pm. The preacher is Rev Tom McGrath MHM Labasheeeda. All welcome!

Send a Petition for the Matt Talbot Novena using the form below.

Confirmation Meeting for Parents


October 20, 2014; 7:30 pm;

confirmation9A Meeting of Parents of Confirmation children from St. Aidan’s School will take place in St.Aidan’s School on Monday 20th October at 7.30pm.

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