Easter at St. Canice’s

Published on March 26, 2018

Holy Week Celebrations in St. Canice’s

Holy Thursday 7.30pm: Mass of the Lord’s Supper
Good Friday 3.00pm : Celebration of the Lord’s Passion
7.30pm : Stations of the Cross
Holy Saturday 7.30pm : Easter Vigil

Easter Sunday Masses at 9.30am, 10.30am, 11.30am

Mass of Chrism

Published on March 23, 2018

Our Diocese celebrates the Mass of Chrism in St. Mary’s Cathedral each year during Holy Week. The Chrism Mass is one of the most important celebrations of the liturgical year during which the oils of the sick used for Anointing, Chrism used for Baptisms, Confirmations and Ordinations, and Catechumens which will also be used at…

Episcopal Ordination

Published on March 9, 2018

Episcopal Ordination of Monsignor Farrell
The Celebration of the Ordination of Monsignor Farrell will be broadcast live on the Diocesan website and the website of St Mary’s Cathedral this weekend. It will also be available live on Community Radio Kilkenny City at 88.7fm.

Service of Prayer for Christian Unity

Published on January 22, 2018

We will pray together on Thursday, 25th January at 7.30pm.
The preacher will be Dean Katherine Poulton of St. Canice’s Cathedral.
We welcome all to pray in the spirit of Jesus “that all may be one”.

St. Canice’s Church Renovation

Published on January 12, 2018

During the past week I was looking after the opening of the church. It was lovely to sit in the church in the early morning to pray and to enjoy the silence at the beginning of the new day. During that time I was giving thanks to the Lord for the great work which has…

Christmas Mass Times

Published on December 22, 2017


Sunday 24th Christmas Eve :   6.00pm Children’s Mass

8.00pm Vigil Mass

Monday 25th Christmas Day:  9.30am, 10.30am & 11.30am

Christmas Week Daily Masses at

St. Canice’s Christmas Carol Service

Published on December 18, 2017


 Featuring the combined Choirs of St. Canice’s Parish and Sospiro Male Voice Choir on Thursday, 21st December  at 7.30pm in St. Canice’s Church.

Rehearsals for Parish Carol Service on Tuesday at 7.30pm


St. Vincent DePaul Annual Christmas Collection

Published on December 13, 2017

The Annual Christmas collection will be taken up at all Masses this weekend. We appreciate the difficulties families have at this time and ask you to again help out with your generosity. Thank you for your kindness.

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor R.I.P.

Published on September 8, 2017

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, has died in London.
We remember his visit here to St. Canice’s two years ago.

We give thanks for his faithful ministry and his joyful, deep and humble faith. May he delight in the presence of the Lord.

Father Lawrence leaves us..

Published on September 8, 2017

Father Lawrence leaves us on Friday 15th Sept. to return to his Seminary duties in Nigeria.

We wish him bon voyage and thank him for his ministry here during the Summer.