News & Events

Christmas Message from Bishop Fleming

My friends, At the end of this calendar year, as we approach the great celebration of the birth of the Saviour, I am happy to extend a word of thanks to all of you. 2018 has been a busy year in the diocese of Killala. The Listening Process which was held and the Diocesan Assembly...

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Silent Night, Holy Night

Silent Night, Holy Night – celebrating 200 years Click here to watch a video where Dr John O’Keeffe, Director of Sacred Music, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, talks about the history of Silent Night and the significance of a special exhibition that is taking place in Maynooth to mark 200 years of the hymn.  

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RTE’s Nationwide – 60 Years of Irish Chaplaincy in London

This Wednesday, 19 December, RTÉ One’s Nationwide will broadcast a special programme at 7.00pm celebrating 60 years of the pastoral service of the Irish Chaplaincy in London. The Irish chaplaincy is an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, and is partly supported by grants from the Department of Foreign Affairs. When established by the...

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Advent Calendar

Click Advent Calendar and use our resources as you prepare for Christmas.

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All Saints Day – November 1st

Remembering Our Beloved Dead.

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Mission Sunday 2018

  Sunday, October 21st is Mission Sunday. Every parish throughout the world will celebrate Mission Sunday. It is a time for us to look beyond our own situation to the needs of our brothers and sisters in other parts of the world. We all play our part in spreading the good news of the Gospel...

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Bereavement Course – The Newman Institute

A Bereavement Course will commence at the Newman Institute, Ballina on Tuesday November 6th at 8.00pm and will continue on Tuesdays, November 13th, 20th and 27th.  The course, Understanding Grief and Loss – A Journey of Healing, will be presented  by Monica Morley, Director of the Knock Shrine Family Centre and Broadcaster. To book your...

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Day for Life 2018

  Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland and England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. This year’s Day for Life focuses on the theme of Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery. Click...

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Killala Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock

The annual Killala Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock Shrine takes place on Sunday, October 7th. Ceremonies commence with the Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm followed by concelebrated Mass at 3.00pm Bishop John Fleming will be the Principal Celebrant. All welcome.

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Looking after your mental health

A Mindfulness Course will commence again this Autumn on September 18th and 25th and October 2nd and 9th from 7pm to 9pm at the Newman Institute, Ballina. The course is delivered by Dr. Anne Caulfield and Ms. Derval Dunford. Cost €60. Limited places. To book a place, please call 096-72066 or email [email protected]

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