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God, our Father,
We are brothers and sisters in Jesus your Son, One family, in the Spirit of your love.

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Welcome to our Parish in The Diocese of Ossory

The people of St John's Parish show a great pride in our Churches and parish and we hope to continue the excellent work of our predecessors and the various organisations and committees within the parish.

If you contribute to the life of the parish by attending Mass and other celebrations, give your time and talents as a volunteer in one of the many lay ministries and/or provide financial support. We would like to offer our sincere thanks and encourage you to continue to be part of our parish family as it grows and develops.

Mass Times

Church of St John The Evangelist, Kilkenny

Saturday Vigil 7.30pm
Sunday 8.00am
Monday - Friday 8.00am
Holy Day Masses As on a Sunday

Church of Most Holy Trinity, Dunmore

Sunday 11.00am
Christmas Day & Patrick's Day Mass at Sunday time.

Church of John The Baptist, Johnswell

Sunday 10.00am
Christmas Day & Patrick's Day Mass at Sunday time.


Bishop Farrell Announces Clerical Changes

Published on: August 14, 2018

Bishop Dermot Farrell has announced the following diocesan appointments for clergy which will take effect from 29th September 2018:

  • Father Jim Crotty, PP Ferrybank has retired.
  • Father Patrick Comerford, PP Freshford has retired.
  • Monsignor Kieron Kennedy, Administrator St Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny to be PP Freshford.
  • Father Richard Scriven, PP Inistioge to be Administrator St…

Tickets for the WMOF2018

Published on: August 10, 2018


Over 10,000 pilgrims will soon be arriving in Ireland for the World Meeting of Families.
Tickets for the WMOF2018 Closing Mass in the Phoenix Park on Sunday 26th August will be issued by email on 10 August as a ‘print at home’ ticket. As soon…

Community Radio Kilkenny City

Published on: August 10, 2018

As a part of Community Broadcasting, CRKC will be broadcasting Parish News on a regular weekly basis.
This new feature will begin very shortly and will be a regular 5.00 p.m. feature – with St John’s on Mondays.

Already CRKC broadcasts our 10.30 a.m. Mass every Sunday which is appreciated by many.

Bicentenary News

Published on: August 10, 2018

As preparations continue for Dunmore & Johnswell Bicentenaries, the people of each community will soon receive envelopes and a notice of a Bicentenary Collection to assist in defraying some of the costs involved in the works and the catering involved.
Your best efforts will be much appreciated by the respective organising committees.

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