Weekday Prayer and Mass Broadcasts

The Cathedral will open until 7pm for private prayer but is obliged to close when Mass, Weddings, or Funerals are being celebrated.
The Cathedral will be closed during the following Conducted Prayer and Mass times which will be broadcast on our webcam and parish radio link (106.4FM) and is available on our Ennis Parish…

World Day of Prayer

World Day of Prayer is a global ecumenical movement led by Christian women who welcome you to join in prayer and action for peace and justice. The First Friday of March is World Day of Prayer with the theme this year of “Building on a Strong Foundation”  prepared by the women of the Vanuatu islands.

A Columbarium for the Cathedral

Plans are underway for the inclusion of a Columbarium in the Cathedral. A columbarium is a chapel within the Cathedral used for the interment of the cremated remains of our faithful departed.
Following consultation and adoption by the Ennis Parish Pastoral Council and the Parish Finance Committee, permission to proceed was granted by the…

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…

Lent in our Parish

We invite you to join together with us online or by parish radio link and engage in our Lenten Journey.

Morning Prayer Cathedral Monday – Friday 7.30am
Daily Mass Cathedral Monday – Friday 7.40am, 11am, 7.30pm

Level 5 Restrictions

Level 5 restrictions are now effective all over the country. During this temporary period of restriction, all our churches will open for private prayer only and our masses will once again be celebrated behind closed doors.

The Cathedral will open for private prayer but is obliged to close when Mass or Funerals are being celebrated.…

Baptisms, Weddings and Funerals

Due to the current Level 5 status, Baptisms are postponed while the current restrictions remain in place. Attendance at Weddings and Funerals is temporarily restricted.

Face Coverings in Church

In solidarity with the vast majority of our fellow citizens who actively promote and pursue as safe an environment as possible – in their homes, their places of work and places where they shop or gather, the Diocese of Killaloe now ‘strongly recommends’ the wearing of face coverings in addition to the continuation of…

Cathedral House Renovation

Work on the refurbishment and restoration of the parish house on the grounds of the Cathedral will begin in the coming week.
Built in 1878, this house, (a listed building), has been home to 64 priests in its 142-year history. In its long history, the house has only been subject to major renovation on…

Matt Talbot Shrine in Ennis Cathedral

A new Matt Talbot shrine has been erected in the Cathedral of SS Peter & Paul, Ennis. A specially commissioned picture telling the story of Matt’s life was created by local artist Noreen Flynn.
It tells of Matt’s whole life, his struggle with alcohol, of poverty, theft as he stole to buy drink, and…