Congratulations to all the young people from 2nd Class who participated in their First Reconciliation last week.  We acknowledge the pivotal role of parents and family in the handing on of the faith and thank you to the teachers and school communities for all their school work. Please continue to keep the boys and girls…


This year Trócaire celebrates 50 years of reaching out to the poor and working for social justice in parts of the world where poverty and injustice exist. Through the generosity of Irish people over the past 50 years, the quality of life has improved for so many people.
The Trócaire Lenten Campaign begins this…

Pastoral Council Meeting

Reminder: Pastoral Council Meeting Wednesday 22nd March @ 8pm in the conference room.

Parish Anointing – Feb 11th St Brendan’s Church

This Saturday February 11th is the Feast of our Lady of Lourdes and is world day of Prayer for the sick.  The late Pope John Paul II began its tradition on this day in Parish communities across the world of celebrating the Sacrament of Anointing.  To those who are ill or suffering, facing surgery or…

Ormond Octaves In Concert In Aid of St. Cronan’s Day Services.

Friday 17th February @ 8pm, Roscrea Catholic Church featuring Aisling Rafferty.  Tickets €20.00 available from the Parish Office in Roscrea, Birr, Templemore, Cinnamon Alley, Nenagh. The Bookworm Thurles.

Catholic Schools Week 2023

Catholic Schools Week 2023 will be celebrated in schools and parishes across Ireland from Sunday 22nd January to Sunday 29th January 2023, anchored on the memory of St. John Bosco on the 31st January. This year’s theme for Catholic Schools Week 2023 is ‘Walking Together in Faith & Love’  During Catholic Schools Week families, parishes…

Christian Unity

Ecumenical Service celebrating Church unity week, Methodist Church, Friday 20th January @ 7.30pm.

Prayer for the New Year

God of all time,

help us enter the New Year quietly,

thoughtful of who we are

to ourselves and to others,

mindful that our steps make an impact

and our words carry power.

May we walk gently.


May we speak

only after we have listened well.

Creator of all life,

help us enter the…

Killaloe Diocesan Changes 2022

On Wednesday 13th July, Bishop Fintan announced the annual Diocesan changes for 2022.  The changes become effective from Friday 26th August.

Congratulations Fr. Pat Gilbert

This week Bishop Fintan announced his diocesan changes appointing Fr. Pat Gilbert as Co PP VF to Nenagh parish and the Odhran pastoral area.  We wish Fr. Pat every success in his new role.  We thank him for his great work and service to the young people and parishioners of our parish for over 33…