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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.


New Appointment for Monsignor Seamus Horgan

May 14, 2024

On Tuesday 14th May 2024, Pope Francis announced the appointment of Ennis Priest, Monsignor Seamus Horgan as the first Nuncio to South Sudan, residing in Juba.
Monsignor Seamus is son of the late Denis and Pauline Horgan, Tobertaoscain, Ennis, and was the last priest ordained by the late Bishop Michael Harty in the…

Annual Commemoration Ceremonies at Arbour Hill 2024

May 8, 2024

Bishop Fintan was the Principal Celebrant of Mass at the Annual Commemoration Ceremonies held in Arbour Hill, Dublin, on Wednesday 8th May. Army Chaplains from around the country assisted Bishop Fintan, including our Ennis parishioner Fr Paschal Hanrahan, Head Chaplain of the Defence Forces.

May is the Month of Mary

May 1, 2024

May is the month of Mary offering an opportunity to create a May Altar in your home or classroom and to pray at least one decade of the Rosary, during May. The Rosary will be prayed each evening during May at the following grottos in the parish:

Dalcassian Park at 6.00pm
Hermitage Grotto at…

Canon Brendan O’Donoghue R.I.P.

April 4, 2024

Canon Brendan O’Donoghue, A.P. Tradaree Pastoral Area

Brendan O’Donoghue was born on 10th August 1931 in Dublin. In 1936 his family moved to Ballacolla Co. Laois where he received his First Holy Communion and Confirmation. He attended St. Flannan’s College in Ennis from 1944 to 1949. From 1949 to 1956 he attended seminary at St.…

90th Birthday Celebrations for Fr Pat

April 2, 2024

On Tuesday 2nd April, Fr Pat Sexton celebrates his 90th birthday. A native of Lissycasey Fr Pat will celebrate 65 years of Priesthood this June . His ministry has seen him serve in Dromore Diocese, Broadford, Kilrush, and Scarriff. He also served as Director of Clarecare. On retirement Fr Pat moved to Ennis where he…

Easter Dawn Mass in Quin Abbey

April 1, 2024

Quin Abbey was full to capacity as Bishop Fintan celebrated the Dawn Mass on Easter Sunday. Our thanks to the parish of Quin Clooney Maghera for the welcome they gave at 5.30am, to all who came from the Abbey Pastoral Area, and to the Choir of Quin Church under the direction of Una Clune for…

Easter Vigil Mass in the Cathedral

March 31, 2024

Bishop Fintan led the Parish of Ennis at the Easter Vigil on Holy Saturday night. Our local Scouts lit the Paschal fire and the Cathedral Choir under the leadership of our Cathedral Choir Director Fiona Walsh, sang at the vigil. Friars from the Franciscan Friiary joined the priests of the parish in concelebrating the Mass…

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They Died on This Day

Eileen Kearse
Irene Moloney
Bernard Burns
Tom Pyne
Francis Glen - Foy.
Teresa Madigan
Micheal O'Meara