Sleeping St. Joseph Magnet

The parish office now has magnets of sleeping St. Joseph on sale at a cost of  €3 per magnet or two for €5. All proceeds go towards the Cathedral Renovation Appeal.

Fr. John Donnelly R.I.P.

Retired Parish Priest of Lorrha & Dorrha, Co. Tipperary

Born on 23rd March 1923, Fr John was a native of Kinnitty, Co Offaly, and was a priest of the Diocese of Killaloe for 73 years.  He was a past pupil of St Flannan’s College, Ennis. He studied for the priesthood at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth…

It’s Good to be Back!

On Monday 10th May our Church doors open once again to welcome our congregation whom we have missed for so long, to celebrate Mass in public. Deo Gratias!

Return of Public Worship – The Path Ahead

This Monday 10th May, we will resume public worship. Many have found the last four and a half months of not being able to gather with
people for Eucharist in our churches since St. Stephen’s Day very difficult.
Our parish is deeply grateful to the many volunteers and stewards and those who have…

Guidelines for Baptisms, Funerals & Weddings

We are now taking bookings for Baptisms. A maximum 10 people can attend the ceremony. All Baptisms take place individually. Please
contact the Parish Office for more information.
From Monday 10th May up to 50 mourners may attend a Funeral Mass.
A maximum of 50 people…

May is the Month of Mary

The month of May is our opportunity to celebrate the many Grottos of Ennis. These shrines, many built in the Marian Year of 1954, testify to the faith and devotion of parishioners to the Blessed Virgin Mary. We invite you to join us here in the Cathedral each weekday after 11.00 am & 7.30 pm…

Congratulations to Fr. Damian O.F.M.

“This is the day that the Lord has made, let us rejoice and be glad” ~ Psalm 118:24
These were the opening words of Archbishop Dermot Farrell at the ordination ceremony of Fr. Damian O.F.M. in the Franciscan Friary, Merchant’s Quay, Dublin, on Saturday 24th April.  Fr. Damian, a Waterford man, is a member…

Repairs to the Cathedral

Scaffolding was erected on the Old Ground Side of the Cathedral in the past week. This is to allow repair work to take place on the roof and drains.
Recent wet weather identified leaks on the roof that need immediate attention. At the car entrance to the Cathedral, Bord Gáis are currently putting in…

Matt Talbot Prayer Society

The Matt Talbot Prayer Society has been created to pray for people who are suffering from any form of addiction; to pray for
all those affected by addiction, gambling, pornography to less acknowledged addictions.
To join Matt Talbot Prayer Society, you are invited to enrol the name of the person to be prayed…

Trócaire Lenten Appeal 2021

Trócaire’s Lenten Appeal for 2021 has now begun.  Each year, tens of thousands of people across Ireland come together to show their solidarity with people facing poverty and injustice overseas.

This year’s campaign will focus on exploring the Impact of Conflict on Families in South Sudan.  Ajak and her son Ngor, along with Awut and…