A pilgrimage to Lough Derg is leaving Portlaoise Parish Centre on Monday 8th August at 9am returning Wednesday 10th August at approx. 4pm. Cost – €70 entrance fee to Lough Derg and €30 for the bus fare. Spiritual Director for the pilgrimage is Fr Paddy Byrne, CC Portlaoise. All queries to 086 8327844.
Mass Times for Carlow Cathedral
We are currently updating our system for 2016 and would really appreciate if you have any of the following envelope numbers, to please contact the Parish Office on 059 9164087.
The numbers are 4, 13, 20, 46, 64, 93, 104 and 138.
A gentle reminder to all parishioners to return their Chy 4 Charity Form to the Parish Office as soon as you can in order for us to be able to claim back a tax rebate on your donations for 2015. If you haven’t received a form and feel you should have, please contact the Parish [...]
On Saturday 6th August 2016. Pilgrim Journey through the Doors of Mercy at the Church of St Brigid, Kildare. Mass will be celebrated. Visit to St Brigid’s Well. Picnic on the Curragh (weather permitting). Free time to shop and browse. Visit to Newbridge Silverware. Stopping for a meal on the way home. Places can now [...]
Thank you for your recent very generous contribution which totalled €3,105.
Annual Grandparents Mass on Saturday 23rd July when we celebrate the Feast Day of St Joachim and Anne (Grandparents of Our Lord) at 10am Mass in the Cathedral. All are welcome. There will be light refreshments served after Mass in the Parish Centre.
The 130 young people from our diocese who are travelling to World Youth Day in Krakow will be sent on this pilgrimage by Bishop Denis at 6.15pm Mass on Saturday 23rd July in the Cathedral. 7 young people from our parish are part of that group, Maria Hegarty, Maedbh Mackey, Erica Robinson, Chanipa Kelly, Sam [...]
We welcome Fr Thomas Meckaden SDB from India, who will be with us for the months of July and August. Fr Thomas has relations living in Carlow, the Joseph family and we are very happy to welcome him to our parish.
The 130 young people from our diocese who are travelling to World Youth Day in Krakow will be commissioned/sent on this pilgrimage by Bishop Denis at 6.15pm Mass on Saturday 23rd July in the Cathedral. 7 young people from our parish are part of that group, Maria Hegarty, Maedbh Mackey, Erica Robinson, Chanipa Kelly, Sam [...]
The Parish took delivery of 3 dfibrillators earlier this week and 16 people were trained to use them. One of the defibrillators will be kept in the Cathedral, one in the Parish Centre and one in the Youth Centre. Thanks to all who have been involved in fundraising for the defibrillators, especially the rambling rovers [...]