Happy New Year

Published on January 5, 2019

Dear Parishioners, may you enjoy the blessings of this sacred time and throughout the coming New Year 2019.

Christmas Mass Times 2018

Published on December 15, 2018

Christmas Eve – No Monday morning mass.

St John’s: Children’s Mass 6.30pm: 9pm.
Dunmore: 7pm
Johnswell: 8pm

Christmas Day

St John’s: 8am, 10.30am & 12 noon.
Dunmore: 11am
Johnswell: 10am

Ossory Parish Cells

Published on September 29, 2018

National Cell Seminar 2018
‘Growing together in Faith’

On Friday 5th, Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of October the Cell Community of Ossory is hosting the National Cell Seminar in Blessed Ignatious Rice Centre in Westcourt, Callan. This year’s Seminar is in memory of Fr Joe Delaney who died earlier this year.  Fr Joe…

We welcome the Missionary Sisters

Published on September 3, 2018

By Diocesan arrangement, the Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit will
speak and fund raise at all Masses next weekend.

Dunmore & Johnswell Bicentenary Update

Published on September 3, 2018

As the Bicentenaries of Dunmore and Johnswell Churches draw near the works
of painting, decorating and maintenance have begun in earnest this last week.
The painting of Dunmore’s Church of The Most Holy Trinity is near complete.
The works of painting and the upgrading of the entrance steps at Johnswell’s

Dunmore and Johnswell Bicentenary Committees

Published on August 21, 2018

The Bicentenary Committees of these two churches are anxious to receive donations recently requested in their letter. These celebrations will not be cheap – renovations, decorations, printing, etc. have to take place. The hospitality Bicentenary Dinner alone will cost at least €10.

So, lots of help and co-operation is needed to make celebrations appropriate for…

Souvenir Papal Flags

Published on August 20, 2018

Get a little souvenir Papal Flag to join in the celebration of the Pope’s Visit to Ireland. They can be used at the welcome, acclamation and applauding parts of the visit – whether you are in the Phoenix Park, at home or in The Set Theatre.

They also make an ideal gift for the children,…

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.