News & Events

The Community Call – Dept. of Rural and Community Development

  THE COMMUNITY CALL   Dear All By way of update, in response to Covid-19, the Government has launched “The Community Call”, a major initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors. The Community Call is an unprecedented mobilisation of both state and voluntary resources to combat the effects of...

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Pope Francis – Urbi et Orbi – to the city (of Rome) and to the world

“URBI ET ORBI” MESSAGE  EXTRAORDINARY MOMENT OF PRAYER PRESIDED OVER BY POPE FRANCIS Sagrato of St Peter’s Basilica Friday, 27 March 2020 “When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this. For weeks now it has been evening. Thick darkness has gathered over our squares, our streets and our...

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Funeral Masses will continue to be celebrated in Killala Diocese

Bishop Fleming has issued further guidelines (in line with Government guidelines announced on March 31st) in relation to the celebration of Funerals. In summary the public health authority advice states: Immediate family members not exceeding 10 persons may still attend funeral services, burials and cremations, provided that social distancing rules are enforced This relates to...

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Bishop Fleming to lead Prayer Service – St. Muredach’s Cathedral

Bishop John Fleming will offer prayers for the people of Killala Diocese and people all over the world in a Prayer Service in St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Wednesday, March 25th at 12 noon. The Prayer Service will be live-streamed from St. Muredach’s Cathedral. Log on to www.ballinaparish.org and scroll down to “Live Stream”. If you...

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Mother’s Day

Gracious God, we thank you for the great gift of our Mother. We thank you for the unconditional nature of our Mother’s love; a love that nurtures us at every stage of life; a love that forgives, heals, and reassures; a love permeated with gentleness and profound care; a love so powerful and beautiful. On...

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Remembering our Medical Personnel and Scientists

During these challenging and difficult times, we remember all our medical personnel who are risking their lives to care for others. We can all play our part by observing all the HSE and Public Health guidelines diligently and responsibly. We also remember all who are working to find a vaccine for the Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  ...

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Live streamed Masses from St. Muredach’s Cathedral

Live streamed Mass Schedule during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) suspension of public Masses in the Diocese of Killala March 16th – Vigil – 7.30pm St. Patrick’s Day – 8.30am, 11.00am & 12.30pm   Weekends Vigil – 7.30pm Sundays – 8.30am, 11.00am & 12.30pm   Weekdays (Monday to Friday) – 8.00am & 10.00am Saturdays – 10.00am While the...

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Bishop Fleming’s Homily on Covid-19 Guidelines

Please click here to read Bishop Fleming’s homily – Sunday, March 15th, 2020.

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Pastoral Letter – Lent 2020

Please click here for Bishop Fleming’s Pastoral Letter for Lent 2020 – Climate Change

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Prayers in the home when we cannot gather to celebrate Mass

In these extraordinary times when we cannot gather as a Christian Community to celebrate Mass, let us unite ourselves spiritually to the Mass as it is being celebrated in our churches. You can do this by joining broadcast Masses on radio, parish radio or television or via the internet. If these are not available, you...

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