Welcome new Principal St. Senan’s School

Published on June 22, 2021

The Parish extends a warm welcome to Tori Hehir, the new principal of St Senan’s School. We wish Tori every blessing in her new role and we hope she will be very happy in her new position in St. Senan’s. Sincere gratitude to Sally O’ Neill for her wonderful and dedicated leadership to the school…

Months Mind Mass – Mary Boland R.I.P

Published on June 22, 2021

Months Mind Mass will be celebrated for the late Mary Boland, Corrib Drive, on Sunday next 27th June at 11am in Mary Immaculate Church. Mary is sadly missed by her family, neighbours and a large circle of friends. May she rest in God’s heavenly peace.

First Communion Dates for Shannon Parish

Published on June 22, 2021

First Communion will be celebrated in our parish on the following dates in September:

Friday September 10th at 11am for St Aidan’s in SS John and Paul Church.

Friday September 10th at 11am for St Senan’s in Mary Immaculate Church.

Saturday September 11th at 11am and 1pm for St Conaire’s in SS John…

Canon Brendan celebrates 65 years of Priesthood

Published on June 17, 2021

Heartiest Congratulations Canon Brendan as you celebrate 65 years of Priesthood!

Michael Brendan O’Donoghue was born on 10th August 1931 in Holles Street hospital, Dublin, the son of Michael and Bridie O’Donoghue. His father, a member of…

Fr Ger Nash appointed Bishop of Ferns

Published on June 11, 2021

Every good wish and blessing to Fr Ger Nash, Killaloe Diocesan Secretary and Director of Pastoral Planning on his appointment by Pope Francis as Bishop of Ferns.

Rosie is on a Mission!

Published on June 10, 2021

Meet Rosie Byrne! Rosie has been travelling to Goradiche every year for almost twenty years with the Burren Chernobyl Project. She has been hugely disappointed that she was unable to carry on this tradition for the past two years due to the challenging times of the pandemic. Neither was she able to hold fundraising coffee…

Reminder! Diocesan Needs Appeal this weekend!

Published on June 9, 2021

Just a reminder that the Diocesan Needs Appeal to support the work and ministry of Bishop Fintan in areas of chaplaincy, pastoral care, marriage etc. takes place this weekend.  Collection dates have had to be rearranged including this particular one due to the lockdowns.  Bishop Fintan thanks you in anticipation of your great generosity at…

Good Luck Exam Students!

Published on June 9, 2021

Today Wednesday, sees the start of this year’s State Exams. It is an anxious time for students and families especially in these challenging times. We want to wish God’s blessings on all our students in Shannon and in the surrounding parishes and to assure them of our prayers and support. We will be remembering you…

Feast of St. Anthony – Sunday 13th June

Published on June 8, 2021

Next Sunday 13th June is the Feast of St. Anthony. Our parishioners have a great devotion to St. Anthony, regularly visiting the shrine in Mary Immaculate Church and attending the weekly novena there each Tuesday morning. Lillies are famously associated with St. Anthony and you are welcome to bring a lilly or lillies to the…

Confirmation & First Communion Dates – 2021 – Shannon Parish

Published on June 3, 2021

With confirmation from the Office of the Taoiseach and the diocese that Confirmations and First Communion Ceremonies may be celebrated from July 5th onwards (and keeping with Covid safety protocols), the following are the dates for Confirmations as agreed with our School Principals and Teachers.

Wednesday July 7 @ 11am for St Aidan’s.