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 for,…

Share a Cup of Warm Wishes

Once again this Advent we have our tea bag sachets for sale in both the parish Office and in the Friary Office. One sachet for € 3 or two for €5 with all proceeds going to the Cathedral Renovation Appeal.
This annual fundraiser is a lovely gift to share with people inviting them to…

First Friday Visits

Friday 2nd December is the First Friday of the month. The priests of the parish will visit housebound parishioners with the sacraments.
If you know of any housebound parishioners who would like to receive the sacraments, please contact the Parish Office.

Congratulations to Bro Ian Cunningham OFM

We congratulate our parishioner Bro Ian Cunningham OFM who was instituted as an Acolyte in St Isidore’s College in Rome by the Minister Provincial of the Franciscan Friars of Ireland, Fr Aidan McGrath OFM. We wish Bro Ian, a past pupil of St Flannan’s College, and his colleague Bro Philip McMahon OFM every blessing as…

Cemetery Sunday

This year was a first for Cemetery Sunday with the Blessing of those interred in the Columbarium in the Cathedral. In the past year since the Columbarium was consecrated, 18 people have been interred. Families and friends gathered to remember and pray after the 11.30am Mass.
In the afternoon in winter sunshine, people gathered…

Fr Joseph MacMahon OFM R.I.P.

On 29th October our brother, Joe MacMahon OFM, went home peacefully to God after a long illness. He was 80 years old.
A member of the Ennis fraternity, Joe was born in Limerick in 1942. He entered the Franciscan novitiate in Killarney in 1960, and the following year celebrated his First Profession. After studies in…

Official Opening and Blessing of New Homes

On Monday 24th October 2022, Darragh O’Brien, the Minister for Housing, Local Government, and Heritage, officially opened two new housing estates built by Clare County Council at Cluain Greine Lifford and Cnoc na Scoil, Aisline, Kilrush Road. Fr Tom and Rev Kevin O’Brien from St Columba’s Church of Ireland in Bindon Street blessed the new…

Fr Noel Kennedy R.I.P.

Fr. Noel Kennedy A.P. Cronan Pastoral Area
Noel James Kennedy was a native of the parish of Burgess and Youghal, born in Pallasbeg, Newtown, Co. Tipperary on 30th Dec 1934.
He undertook studies for the priesthood in St. Patrick’s College, Carlow from 1951 to 1958. He was ordained to the priesthood on the…

Fr Leo Long R.I.P.

Michael Leo Long was a native of Scariff parish born on 10th April 1929. He studied in St. Flannan’s College from 1941 to 1946. He undertook studies for the priesthood in St. Patrick’s College, Carlow from 1946 to 1952. He was ordained to the priesthood by Bishop Joseph Rodgers in St. Flannan’s College, Ennis on…

New Youth Ministry Group

A new Youth Ministry Group will begin meeting in Church of Our Lady, Roslevan (Fahy Hall) on Sunday 23rd October 6pm—8pm with Youth Mass at 7pm.
This group is open to 13 -18 year olds. All welcome. Please email for further details