Blessing of Animals on the Feast of St. Francis

On Sunday next, 4th October, we celebrate the Feast of St. Francis of Assisi. As part of the Franciscan tradition in Ennis, the Franciscan Friars will bless animals and pets at 3pm in the Friary grounds. We ask people to be respectful of social distancing.

Bishop Fintan’s Fourth Anniversary as Bishop of Killaloe

On Friday 25th September Bishop Fintan celebrates the fourth anniversary of his Episcopal Ordination as Bishop of Killaloe. The Ordination took place in the Cathedral of  SS. Peter & Paul Ennis on this day in 2016. We congratulate Bishop Fintan on this special day, we thank him for his very faithful and hard-working service to…

Religious Gifts

Earlier this year our local Veritas Shop closed and the Friary Mass Office has limited supplies. With the help and support of Bro. Philip, O.F.M. from the Friary, we are delighted to let you know that the parish office has a selection of Religious gifts for sale. Many of these gifts would be ideal for…

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…

A Blessing for Your Home

Magnet & House Blessing, €3 each or two for €5

All Proceeds to Cathedral Renovation Appeal



Confessions will take place in the Cathedral Monday to Friday from 7pm to 7.25pm and after 6.30pm vigil Mass on Saturday.
Confessions in the Friary are suspended until further notice.

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament

Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place Monday to Friday in the Cathedral from 5pm until 7.15pm.

Guidance for Returning to Mass

We are really delighted to welcome you back to Mass. The following guidance measures are to keep everybody safe and will constantly be reviewed.

  • Hand sanitisers are available at each Church. We ask you to avail of these as you enter and leave the Church.
  • We ask you to adhere to social distancing and follow…

Domestic Violence

There is never an excuse for domestic abuse, no matter what the circumstances are.
For anyone who feels they are at risk of abuse, it is important to remember that there is help and support available to you. If you are experiencing Domestic Violence at this time, you may wish to call 065-6822435. You…

Words of Support and Thanks from Bishop Fintan

I hope you are keeping very well and continue to enjoy the glorious weather.
Please find below some messages of support and blessing for our outstanding teachers in primary school and Leaving Cert students.
Support and thanks for teachers of Sacraments
Support and blessing for Leaving Cert Students