Faith is the bird that sings
when the dawn is still dark!

Welcome to Shannon Parish, Co. Clare

Welcome to our Parish website, which we hope will provide you with up to date activities and events in the life of our parish. The website is one of the great means of technology we use to communicate the message of Jesus Christ to parishioners and the wider world. The site contains information on all aspects of parish life, a social media feed which includes Facebook, Twitter and YouTube, and very important notices which is of relevance to the many ministries in our parish. We have links inviting you to give us your feedback, to financially donate to the parish, or to sign up for a ministry.

You also welcome to contact our parish office at 061 363 243 or email
Opening hours: Tues/Wed: 9.30am-12.30pm / 1.30pm-5.30pm Thursday: 9am-1pm.

Thank you for checking in on our website and may God bless you and yours!

Mass Times

SS John & Paul Church

Friday 7pm
Saturday 6.30pm
Sunday 10am and 12.15pm

Mary Immaculate Church

Saturday 12 noon
Sunday 9am and 11am

Adoration Chapel, Skycourt



Happy Grandparents’ Day

July 22, 2021

This Sunday 25th July, is the feast of SS Joacim & Anne, parents of the Blessed Virgin Mary and grandparents of Jesus.  A day of special celebration for all grandparents. Let’s honour our grandparents dead or alive and the wonderful support, love and kindness they have shown to us especially as children:
Pope Francis…

Life-Saving, Innovative 24/7 Text Service Launched in Ireland

July 20, 2021

A new text-based mental health service funded by the HSE has been launched. ‘50808’ is a first of its kind for Ireland, a free 24/7 text service, providing everything from a calming chat to immediate support for people going through mental health or emotional crisis. Since the service began its pilot in September last year, it has…

Note of Thanks from Fr. Arnie!

July 14, 2021

Dear friends and parishioners,

On Monday July 5th I experienced an emergency on a visit to my GP Dr Fabian. I was admitted for kidney failure, drop in blood pressure, and other issues. Enroute I had to be revived in the ambulance.  I was placed unconscious in the intensive care unit of UHL for a…

A Defibrillator for SS John & Paul Church

July 14, 2021

Recently we were presented with the gift of a defibrillator for Mary Immaculate Church and last week we were blessed to receive a second one, this time from the Regan family which will be installed in SS John & Paul Church in honour of their loved ones who have died. The late Emily & Brendan…

Reek Sunday 2021

July 8, 2021

Normally the National Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick takes place on the last Sunday of July. For this year, Reek Sunday has been extended to incorporate the whole month of July; each weekday from Wednesday to Saturday in order to facilitate those who wish to fulfil the Reek Sunday Obligations. Mass on the Summit: Wednesday to…

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