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Mass Times

SS Peter and Paul Cathedral

Monday - Friday 7.40am, 11.00am, 7.30pm
Saturday 11.00am, 6.30pm
Sunday 8:00am, 9:30am, 11:30am
Church Holidays See current newsletter

Mass is also celebrated in the Poor Clare’s Monastery at 7.45am daily. Worship time for the Church of Ireland in Ennis is on Sunday mornings at 11.30am in St. Columba's Church, Bindon Street, Ennis

St Joseph's Church

Monday – Friday 10.30am
Saturday 10.30am, 7.00pm
Sunday 10am, 11.45am

Christ the King (Críost Rí)

Monday - Friday 9.30am
Sunday 11.00am

Franciscan Friary

Monday to Friday 10.00am followed by Rosary
Tuesday 10.00am (Novena to St. Anthony)
Saturday 10.00am (Our Lady's Devotion)
7.30pm Vigil Mass
Sunday 10.30am

The Secular Franciscan Order (SFO) have prayers at 9.40a.m. in the Franciscan Friary on the 1st Wednesday of every month.


Temporary Restricted Webcam View

September 19, 2023

We apologise for the temporary restricted webcam view which is due to the ongoing work on the tiles. We hope to have this  resolved as quickly as possible.

Tiles for the Aisles – an Update

September 16, 2023

Work on the restoration of the floor of the Cathedral has started. Work is progressing slowly but steadily as it is an intricate and time-consuming project however, in recent days the first signs of beauty have appeared. Many people of an older generation will remember the original tiles which are now being worked upon to…

Sacramental Preparation 2023-2024

September 11, 2023

The dates for Sacramental Preparation 2023-2024 are as follows:

Ennis NS

Tuesday 12 September – Communion/Reconciliation

Thursday 14 September – Confirmation

Meetings in Maria Assumpta Hall at 7.30pm


Wednesday 13 September – Communion/Reconciliation

Wednesday 20 September – Confirmation

Meetings in school hall at 7.30pm


Scoil Chríost Rí Cloughleigh

Monday 18 September – All…

India Day in Clare

September 4, 2023

On Sunday 3rd September, Bishop Fintan joined with Fr Joy and the Indian Community in celebrating India Day in Clare in St Flannan’s College. On the day Indians of all faiths and traditions gathered to celebrate their culture and county.

Ascension Magnets

September 2, 2023

A fridge magnet of The Ascension scene, as portrayed behind the altar in the Cathedral, is now on sale at the Parish Office at a cost of €3 for 1 or €5 for 2. All proceeds to the Tiles for the Aisles Appeal for the Cathedral Renovations. Thank you for your ongoing support.

Changes at the Friary

September 2, 2023

Following a recent Chapter of Friars, we bid farewell to Frs. Ailbe and Paschal and we welcome back to Ennis Frs. Hugh, Liam, and David.
Fr. Paschal McDonnell is from Tyrone and has been a member of the Fraternity here in Ennis for the past six years. We thank Fr. Paschal for his ministry…

Cathedral Day

September 2, 2023

As work continues on the cathedral, it is interesting to note that on Monday 4th September 181 years ago, Dean Terence O’Shaughnessy celebrated the first mass in the cathedral. On the same date 118 years ago, Bishop Michael Fogarty was consecrated Bishop of Killaloe in the cathedral and on his death in 1955 was buried…

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They Died on This Day

Ciaran Scanlon
Paddy Keenan
David Browne
William (Bill) McCannon
Brighid Mc Garry
Frances Brennan (nee Brooks)
Anne J. Smyth
Alan Pittaway
John Corry