News & Events

22 TY Students receive John Paul II Award

  Congratulations to the 22 Transition Year students from the Diocese of Killala who were presented with the John Paul II Award from Bishop John Fleming at the Newman Institute Ballina on Friday, May 25th.  This award is available to every TY student who wishes to participate in the programme. See www.thepopejohnpauliiaward.com or contact your teacher, parish...

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Pastoral Letter from Bishop John Fleming

  To read the Pastoral Letter from Bishop John Fleming to the people and priests of Killala Diocese, please click Pastoral Letter.

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Interested in attending WMOF and Papal Mass?

  Interested in attending the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress or the Papal Mass? To attend and experience one day of the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress in the RDS on Thursday August 23 during which you will have an opportunity to attend Mass, attend workshops and hear talks by some of the...

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World Communications Day

  World Communications Day is a worldwide celebration which follows the 1963 decree Inter Mirifica addressing the media of social communications and which was published during the Second Vatican ‎Council.  World Communications Day is now marked annually in most countries on the Sunday before Pentecost Sunday, which this year falls on 13 May.  In some countries, the day...

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WMOF 2018 – Family Fun Day in Bishop’s Gardens – June 10th at 3pm

As part of our diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families, a Family Fun Day will be held in Bishop’s Gardens, Bishop’s House, Ballina on Sunday June 10th at 3pm. Please come along and spread the word to your families and friends. All welcome! Killala Diocese Family Fun Day Poster

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World Meeting of Families 2018 Newsletter

As preparations continue for the celebration of the World Meeting of Families, please take a few minutes to read our latest newsletter. See the full event schedule and details about how you can register and get tickets. Click WMOF Newsletter 2 Killala Diocese to view newsletter.

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Pope Francis to visit Ireland in August

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has warmly welcomed the announcement by the Holy Father Pope Francis that he will attend part of the 9th World Meeting of Families which will take place from 21 – 26 August in Dublin on the theme, ‘The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World’. Pope Francis, who is...

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Christ is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen indeed! Alleluia, Alleluia!

He is not here, for he has risen as he said. Matthew 28:6 Easter Sunday Mass will be celebrated on April 1st, 2018. We rejoice at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ. We celebrate the great mystery of our faith. Christ is Risen. Alleluia! He is Risen indeed! Alleluia, Alleluia! As well as the...

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The Easter Vigil – Holy Saturday

The Easter Vigil will be celebrated on Holy Saturday, March 31st, 2018. Please check your local parish bulletin for details. The Easter Vigil is the oldest vigil in Christianity. The people of God rejoice at the Resurrection of Christ. The celebration of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Holy Saturday (the Sacred Triduum) is the high...

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Good Friday – Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion

The Liturgy of the Lord’s Passion will be celebrated on Good Friday, March 30th, 2018. Please check your parish bulletin for details. On Good Friday, we meditate on the passion and death of Our Lord Jesus Christ. During the liturgy, the final hours and events in the life of Christ are recalled in the proclamation...

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