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Fintan_Monaghan_articleHis Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Fintan Monahan, (a priest of the Archdiocese of Tuam), as Bishop of Killaloe. The appointment was announced at 11.00am this morning at a press conference held in the Ennis Parish Pastoral Centre.

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handsWelcome to the website of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Killaloe. The site aims to show the various activities and ministries through which we try to live out God’s love in today’s world.

In these pages you can find out what we do, where it’s happening, who to contact and how it all comes together. Working together with our bishop, Kieran O’Reilly S.M.A., we in the Diocese strive to build a community which gives expression to our faith in Jesus where each person feels welcomed, accepted and valued.

With our online presence we seek to share our faith experience with a wider community and to inform our visitors of our pastoral activities. It is our hope that this website will be a helpful starting point for any search you may have. We would always value your contribution and we would always be happy to hear from you. Thank you for your visit and please come again soon. 

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Recent News Stories

  • Sacred Stillness : A Day to Explore the Inner Journey
    27 August 2016
    Sacred Stillness : A Day to Explore the Inner Journey
    The Killaloe Diocese Spirituality Group are hosting a day of quiet and reflection on October 8th 2016, in Mt St Joseph’s Abbey, Roscrea. The day will be led by John Doherty who has been teaching on meditation and the contemplative path for over 25 years. All are welcome. 

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  • 25 August 2016
    Coat of Arms and Motto
    Traditionally in the Church most bishops and the Pope have a personal Coat of Arms. Originally used to mark or seal documents they now serve to identify people and dioceses. They often reflect the story of a Bishop's ministry or express his hopes for the future. In preparation for his episcopal ordination, which will take place on September 25th, Bishop-Elect Fintan has prepared his personal Coat of Arms and Motto.

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  • Year of Mercy - Resources and Events Killaloe Diocese
    24 August 2016
    Year of Mercy - Resources and Events Killaloe Diocese
    Pope Francis inaugurated the Holy Year of Mercy in the Vatican on Tuesday, December 8th, by opening the Holy Door in the atrium of the Basilica of St Peter’s. This Jubilee Year of Mercy from the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception until 20 November 2016 which is the solemnity of Christ the King.                              Resources and Events for the Holy Year of Mercy in the Killaloe Diocese are detailed here.

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  • Final Report on the Implementation of the Killaloe Diocesan Pastoral Plan
    03 August 2016
    Final Report on the Implementation of the Killaloe Diocesan Pastoral Plan
    The review of the implementation of the Killaloe Diocesan Pastoral Plan, undertaken by Martin Kennedy, has now been completed.  A copy of Martin's Report in this regard may be obtained by clicking on the link below.  

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  • Speeches at Announcement of our New Bishop
    01 August 2016
    Speeches at Announcement of our New Bishop
    On Friday 29th July 2016 the formal announcement of the appointment of Fr. Fintan Monahan as Bishop of Killaloe was made at the Ennis Parish Pastoral Centre. Among those who spoke were; Fr. Des Hillery, (Outgoing Administrator of the Diocese), His Excellency Archbishop Charles Brown, (Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland), and Fr. Fintan Monahan, (Bishop-Elect). You can listen to their words by clicking on the links below.

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