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Diocese of GalwayKilmacduagh & Kilfenora

Deoise na GaillimheChill Mac Duach & Chill Fhionnúrach


COP26 Prayer Service

Published: 13 October 2021
Led by Bishop Brendan Kelly, with an address by Jane Mellett of Trócaire. Galway Cathedral: 7.30pm Thursday 28 October 2021.

World Mission Sunday

Published: 13 October 2021

Pope's monthly prayer intentions: October

Published: 6 October 2021
Every year, the Holy Father asks for our prayers for a specific intention each month. You are invited to answer the Pope's request and to join with many people worldwide in praying for this intention each month.  Pope's prayer intention for October: ‘May all Christians be missionary disciples’

Croí Nua Spirituality Centre autumn programmes

Published: 6 October 2021
A variety of programmes from Croí Nua for October and November.

Pastoral Outreach Centre autumn events

Published: 29 September 2021
Weekly and fortnightly online courses for autumn from the Pastoral Outreach Centre.

Day for Life 2021

Published: 24 September 2021
Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.  This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 3 October… Read more...

22 October: capacity restrictions being lifted

Published: 1 September 2021
Attendance limits at religious services are being lifted from 22 October 2021. Face-coverings continue to be required.

A prayer for Afghanistan

Published: 31 August 2021
In this desperate time of violence in Afghanistan, we can feel powerless. But we believe in the power of prayer.

Pernet Lay Associates autumn courses 2021

Published: 31 August 2021
Pernet CLG & The Little Sisters of the Assumption: autumn courses in community leadership, coping with loss and grief, and spirituality companions.

Season of Creation 2021

Published: 25 August 2021
The annual Season of Creation begins on 1 September and continues until 4 October. Now more than ever it is critical that we care for and restore our Common Home.

Cemetery Sunday Bohermore

Published: 4 August 2021
CEMETERY SUNDAY, 15 AUGUST 2021 Domhnach na Reilige, 15 Lúnasa 2021 BOHERMORE CEMETERY 11.00am MASS

Ordination of Rev. John Gerard Acton

Published: 30 July 2021
The ordination to the priesthood of John Gerard Acton took place at 3.00pm on Sunday 1 August 2021 in Galway Cathedral. Click here to access a link to view.

Annual leave

Published: 23 July 2021
The Diocesan Office is closed for annual leave until Tuesday 3 August. Emails will be checked once per day; please contact if you have an urgent query.

Petition: Healthy Planet, Healthy People

Published: 22 July 2021
Catholics worldwide are invited to sign the Healthy Planet, Healthy People petition.

Archdiocese of Armagh positions vacant: Youth Ministry Coordinators

Published: 16 July 2021
The Archdiocese of Armagh seeks two Youth Ministry Coordinators. Closing date for applications is Friday 13 August 2021.

Every Nation, Tribe and People? Race and the churches in Ireland

Published: 13 July 2021
Please participate in this survey, an all-island research project led by the Irish Council of Churches, Irish Inter–Church Meeting and VOX Magazine.

World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly: 25 July 2021

Published: 7 July 2021
Pope Francis has established a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly, which will take place for the first time on Sunday 25 July 2021.

Highlights of the 5th International Vatican Conference: Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul

Published: 7 July 2021
Fifth International Vatican Conference (6 to 8 May 2021): Exploring the Mind, Body & Soul. Highlights of virtual proceedings just released.

Vox Hiberniae - A Celtic Journey with St Joseph

Published: 6 July 2021
A 30-minute reflection in words and music on the life of St Joseph from Vox Hiberniae.

DGKK News – Diocesan eNewsletter

Published: 6 July 2021
The summer issue of our diocesan e-newsletter is online.