Third Sunday of Lent Third Sunday of Lent
Third Sunday of Lent Third Sunday of Lent
Third Sunday of Lent Third Sunday of Lent


“You are the light of the world. A city set on a mountain cannot be hidden. Nor do they light a lamp and then put it under a bushel basket; it is set on a lampstand.

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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
Saturday/Bank Holiday 10.30am
Holy Day Masses Vigil 6.00pm

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

Service of Light

March 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

The Celebration of Confirmation

March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm


St Patrick’s Day Mass Schedule

Published on: March 14, 2023

Mass Times – Lá Fhéile Pádraig

St John’s: 6.00pm (Vigil Thursday); 8.00am, 10.30am and 7.00pm on Friday.

Johnswell: 10.00am on  Friday

Dunmore: 11.00am on Friday.


Ash Wednesday

Published on: February 17, 2023

Next Wednesday is Ash Wednesday and the first day of Lent.

Masses and distribution of Blessed Ashes at St John’s Church at 8.00am, 10.30am and 7.00pm.

Webcam Off

Published on: February 4, 2023

Our webcam will be turned off for a few hours this afternoon.  We apologise for the inconvenience.

Fr. Tommy Murphy

Published on: November 15, 2022

The death has taken place of Canon Tommy Murphy PP, Ballyragget and late of the Rower.
Fr Tommy served in this parish for many years and is well remembered here.  He was instrumental in forming O’Loughlin’s GAA club. He was also a founding member of the No Name Club.…
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