On Saturday, September 30th the people of Clare Island Celebrated the 150th anniversary of the Church. It was a most joyful and happy occasion. Pictures below courtesy of Fr. John Kenny.
Féile Mhic Dara – Carna – 16th of July
Oiléan Mhic Dara in onóir Naomh Mac Dara.
Carna is in Connemara in the west of Ireland. Connemara is a beautiful, remote area, not good for farming, so it never boasted much of a population, and due to it’s remoteness, the English never quite managed to take [...]
Some images of Ordination day of Fr. Eugene O’Boyle and Fr. Shane Sullivan in Cathedral of the Assumption, June 2012
Congrats and God bless to Shane Sullivan, ordained deacon on Sunday, January 29th, 2012 in Maynooth. He is pictured along his colleague and classmate, Eugene O’Boyle who was ordained deacon last May. Both Eugene and Shane are due to be ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Tuam on Sunday, June 3rd, in Tuam [...]
Memorial Service for the deceased in Achill, September, 2011. Pictures taken by Frank Dolan and passed on courtesy of Mags Gargin of the Irish Catholic.
On Sunday, September 4th a new altar was consecrated at the holy and ancient site of Kilbannon the place where Tuam Archdiocese had made it’s humble beginnings in the time of St. Benin and St. Jarlath many centuries ago. Legend had it that Jarlath was an outstanding pupil of Benin, that he sent him forth [...]
On Sunday, April 24th Dawn Mass was celebrated on the shores of Lough Corrib. It was organised by the diocesan youth council in co with the parish of Cong. Fr. Pat Farragher was chief celebrant.
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Mass was celebrated, as usual on St. Patrick’s day in Máméan by Fr. Michéal MacGréil. Fr. Fintan Monahan concelebrated and Fr. Paddy Considine, PP of Rosmuc also attended. Larger crowds than usual attended due to the fine day. The next pilgrimage day is Good Friday and the biggest occasion of the three religious events is [...]
On Sunday, March 6th Archbishop Prendegast met and joined approximately 100 young people, many of them members of the Diocesan Youth Council who had just completed the second leg of Tochar Phadraig. Many pilgrims then followed the Archbishop, along with Archbishop Neary to the Summit where Mass was celebrated for healing of people affected by [...]
Bishop Richard Henderson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Tuam, Killala & Achonry recently announced that he was retiring and returning to minister in Carlisle in England. On Sunday last, January 2nd, he officiated at the annual Carol Service in St Mary’s Cathedral here in Tuam. It was his last official engagement here in his cathedral [...]