Holy Week in Kilkenny (Click on Link Below)

Published on March 29, 2021

2021 03 23 Holy Week in Kilkenny

Daffodil Day Prayer Service

Published on March 24, 2021

This year’s Kilkenny Gospel Choir Daffodil Day Prayer Service for those whose lives have been touched by cancer will go online.

On Friday, March 26th Fr. Willie Purcell and Fr. Roderick Whearty will lead the annual prayer service for Daffodil Day. This year due to the restrictions and regulations of Covid 19 the service will…


Published on March 6, 2021

St Kieran’s Day, 2021.

Greetings from St Mary’s Cathedral.

In January, here in the Cathedral, we launched an initiative ‘FRIENDS OF ST MARY’S CATHEDRAL’ seeking 1000 Friends.  With the assistance of the Friends of St Mary’s it is hoped to develop the Cathedral and enhance the experience of parishioner, pilgrim and tourist who visit us.

I write…

Your Support is Key – New Distributors Required

Published on February 19, 2021

Will you help with the distribution of Offering envelopes to homes in our Parish?  We are looking for your help to distribute envelopes four times a year, Lent, October, November and December, in the following areas: Johnswell, Ashfield East, Lintown, John Street, Glendine Road, O’Loughlin Court, Weir View, Weir Crescent, Weir Hill.

Our call for help is due to…

Lenten Resources in Ossory

Published on February 19, 2021

Lent Texts: Sign up for a free daily thought sent to you by text message.  A little prompt on your phone to pause each day during this Lenten journey.  Text your number to 085 831 3100.

Lent Tweets: Follow @OssoryDiocese for a simple thought each day during this Lenten journey.  Have your timeline prompt you…

Webcam Interruption

Published on February 16, 2021

We apologise for the interruption to the webcam service which became apparent on Tuesday morning.  We are working on a repair and we will have it up and running as soon as possible.

Ash Wednesday

Published on February 15, 2021

Ash Wednesday – 17th February 2021

Ashes will be blessed at our 10.30am Mass on Ash Wednesday and will be available for collection at the back of the church from 11.00am. If you wish to distribute ashes to your family and friends, in adherence to Covid-19 regulations, please bring along your own spoon and container…

Knock Shrine to Host Special Online Faith Discussions During Lent

Published on February 9, 2021

Ash Wednesday falls on 17 February and heralds the beginning of Lent 2021. This year
Knock Shrine will host a new series of online discussions to help engage Christians during
Lent, under the title ‘Living Christian Faith – Lenten Conversations’.
What nurtures our faith and what challenges it today?
Where do…

Bishop Nulty appointed Apostolic Administrator of Ossory

Published on February 2, 2021

Most Rev. Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, has been appointed Apostolic Administrator of Ossory by Pope Francis.

Bishop Nulty was born in Slane, County Meath on 7 June 1963 to parents Den Nulty and Nan Balfe. He is the youngest of five children, with two brothers and two sisters. The…

Installation of Dermot Farrell as Archbishop of Dublin

Published on February 1, 2021

The installation of Dermot Farrell as Archbishop of Dublin will take place tomorrow Tuesday 2 February in St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral at 10.30. The Principal Celebrant will be Archbishop Farrell, he will be joined by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin and His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.


Ahead of the Mass of…