18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time
18th Sunday in Ordinary Time 18th Sunday in Ordinary Time


Loving Lord, You are our hope and our strength in time of trouble. You are our ever present help in this difficult world and Lord, I know that You hold the future in the palm of Your hands and I trust You.

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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 6.00pm
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.

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events at this time.


Cemetery Masses

Published on: July 8, 2021

As the pandemic  continues we have been advised that there should be no Cemetery Masses in our parish over the summer months.  The beautiful tradition that sees families gather, across generations and counties, is for now best avoided.

For now the safety of people and our caring for each other is so important.

Baptisms in our Parish

Published on: July 8, 2021

Following Government advice (see gov.ie) we have decided to postpone the celebration of the Sacrament of Baptism in our parish for the moment.  We apologise for the inconvenience and upset caused but we feel it is imperative that we follow the latest Government advice.

We will keep the situation under review and return to celebrating…

Clerical Changes

Published on: July 2, 2021

All in our parish are saddened today with the news that Fr. Brian Griffin has been reassigned to become Administrator of Camross and Castletown Parishes in Co. Laois.  Fr. Brian has served our community well for the past six years and he will be greatly missed.  He will continue to minister in St. John’s Parish…

First Holy Communion Postponed

Published on: June 30, 2021

Following an Interview with An Tánaiste Mr Leo Varadkar yesterday the 29th June 2021, in which he outlined the current NPHET guidelines regarding the Celebration of First Holy Communion, St John’s Parish has reluctantly postponed the celebration of First Holy Communions.  We apologise for any inconvenience and upset caused by this decision.

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