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Churches Can Open For Personal Prayer From Next Wednesday

Churches Can Open For Personal Prayer From Next Wednesday

May 15, 2020 at 11:54 am Comments are Disabled

PARISHES in the Diocese of Kerry can open their churches for personal prayer from Wednesday provided they keep with all guidelines from the Public Health authorities. This will be done in consultation with their Pastoral Area and opening depends on the implementation of health and safety measures and will involve the […]

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Bishops Issue Recommendations Regarding Funerals During COVID-19 Crisis

Bishops Issue Recommendations Regarding Funerals During COVID-19 Crisis

March 20, 2020 at 3:06 pm Comments are Disabled

BISHOPS in the Munster area have recommended that all Catholic funeral liturgies in the dioceses be limited to the funeral Mass with no removal to the church the night before. They also say it is essential that in anointing the sick, the priest should use a cotton bud or surgical glove […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Says There Will Be No Public Masses Until Further Notice

March 19, 2020 at 2:41 pm Comments are Disabled

MASSES in the Diocese of Kerry will not be celebrated until further notice. Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne has issued a statement this afternoon, updating last week’s information issued when the Government issued guidelines on mass gatherings. The statement reads as follows: “As promised last Friday I now issue ongoing […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

No Masses In Kerry This Weekend Or St Patrick’s Day

March 13, 2020 at 2:42 pm Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry has decided that no public Masses will be celebrated this weekend or St Patrick’s Day. A statement issued this afternoon from Bishop of Kerry, Ray Browne, reads; “No public weekday Masses will be celebrated. Many of those who regularly attend are in the vulnerable category. In […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Confirmations Due To Take Place In Kerry Before Easter Postponed

March 12, 2020 at 3:09 pm Comments are Disabled

CONFIRMATIONS which were due to take place before Easter have now been postponed due to the measures announced this morning by the Government to curb the spread of the Coronavirus. The Diocese of Kerry confirmed this afternoon that they will take place at a later date. The Government recommended that all […]

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Members of the Diocesan Pastoral Council Shane O'Donoghue, Eileen O'Mahony, Bishop Ray Browne, Jacinta O'Shea and Fr Ger Godley.

Series Of Meetings In Diocese On ‘Tomorrow’s Parish’

February 27, 2020 at 2:09 pm Comments are Disabled

THE diocese of Kerry is inviting members to share their thoughts on the future of parish at a series of one-night meetings being held in different venues throughout the diocese. All are invited to share how they imagine the parish of tomorrow can thrive, given the changing society in which […]

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Bishop Invites People Who Worked In Developing World Or On The Missions To Celebration

Bishop Invites People Who Worked In Developing World Or On The Missions To Celebration

October 15, 2019 at 2:45 pm Comments are Disabled

BISHOP Ray Browne is inviting all who have worked in the developing world or on the missions to an Evening of Celebration on Tuesday, October 22 at 8pm in St John’s Parish Centre, Tralee. Many people in the diocese have worked with NGOs as development workers, with Viatores Christi, Trocaire, […]

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Alan Kerins.

Diocese Of Kerry Organise Events In Tralee During ‘Mission Month’

October 1, 2019 at 1:11 pm Comments are Disabled

THERE are two events planned at St John’s Parish Centre, Tralee for the ‘Extraordinary Month of Mission’ during October. It will be an extra-special month of events, prayer and action in the diocese of Kerry.  Two major events are planned. Alan Kerins, popular sportsman and founder of Self-help Africa is […]

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Bishop Announces Clerical Changes In The Kerry Diocese

Bishop Announces Clerical Changes In The Kerry Diocese

June 28, 2019 at 4:40 pm Comments are Disabled

A NUMBER of clerical changes in the diocese have been announced by Bishop of Kerry Ray Browne today, but none affect parishes in the Tralee area. In a statement on the Diocese of Kerry website, the Bishop thanked three retiring priests — Msgr. Dan O’Riordan, Very Rev. Luke Roche and […]

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Lent Event In Tralee Pastoral Area Aims At Reconnecting People With God

Lent Event In Tralee Pastoral Area Aims At Reconnecting People With God

February 28, 2019 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

IF you are in Tralee town on Saturday, March 9, don’t be surprised if you are approached by a parishioner inviting you to visit St John’s Church. The Tralee Pastoral Area which includes: St. John’s parish; St. Brendan’s parish and The Spa parish, is hosting a ‘Homecoming’ event for Lent. […]

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Diocese Of Kerry To Host Annual Public Talk

Diocese Of Kerry To Host Annual Public Talk

January 5, 2019 at 11:24 am 1 comment

THE Diocese of Kerry will host the annual Public Talk in The Gleneagle, Muckross Road on Wednesday January 9 at 8pm. Bishop Brendan Leahy of Limerick Diocese will speak on “A Church of the Future”. He has written on themes such as: peace and forgiveness; faith questions; ecumenism; and spirituality. […]

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Bishop Ray Browne at the official opening of the new 15-bed specialist palliative in-patient unit at University Hospital Kerry on Friday afternoon. Photo by Dermot Crean

Bishop Of Kerry Emphasises Importance Of Family In Christmas Message

December 20, 2018 at 4:05 pm 2 comments

THE Bishop of Kerry has emphasised the importance of the family and highlighted the need for generosity in the community in his annual Christmas message. Bishop Ray Browne also gave thanks for the World Meeting of Families event and the Pope’s visit in his address to people in the diocese. […]

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Event In Town Park To Mark ‘Season Of Creation’

Event In Town Park To Mark ‘Season Of Creation’

August 29, 2018 at 9:04 am Comments are Disabled

THE Diocese of Kerry is taking up the challenge of plastic pollution for the ‘Season of Creation’ 2018 and with this in mind an event is taking place in the Town Park this Saturday. The season runs from  September 1st to October 4th a time when Christian Churches around the […]

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Icon Of The Holy Family To Visit Tralee Next Month

Icon Of The Holy Family To Visit Tralee Next Month

March 30, 2018 at 1:19 pm Comments are Disabled

ST John’s Church in Tralee will host a visit of the Icon of the Holy Family in April. The Icon of the Holy Family is a large three panelled piece representing the Holy Family at home, and on either side, Jesus healing a young girl and Jesus at the Wedding […]

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Bishop Ray Browne with Dr. Patricia Kieran of Mary Immaculate College, Limerick and Fr Ger Godley at the launch of the Be Christ's Joy Diocese of Kerry Pastoral Plan 2016-2020 at The Malton, Killarney on Monday.
Photo by Michelle Cooper Galvin

Kerry Diocesan Public Talk On ‘Exploring Family Life’

January 3, 2018 at 10:18 am Comments are Disabled

DR. Patricia Kieran will present the annual Diocesan Public Talk, on Tuesday, January 9, at 8pm in The Gleneagle, Killarney. The theme is ‘Exploring Family Life’.  Patricia is a lecturer in Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, in the Department of Learning Society and Religious Education. She is no stranger to Kerry […]

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Hundreds Attend Diocesan Assembly In Tralee

Hundreds Attend Diocesan Assembly In Tralee

October 17, 2017 at 9:39 am Comments are Disabled

SOME 300 parish personnel gathered in Tralee from across the 53 parishes for the Diocesan Assembly in the Brandon Hotel on Sunday. Dr. Dan O’Connell, lecturer at Mary Immaculate College, Limerick, presented the keynote address exploring the importance of family.  Dr O’Connell is co-author of  ‘Grow in Love’ which is […]

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Archbishop To Give Talk In Tralee On His Experience As A Missionary

Archbishop To Give Talk In Tralee On His Experience As A Missionary

October 7, 2017 at 9:48 am Comments are Disabled

ARCHBISHOP of Cashel and Emly, Kieran O’Reilly, will speak on his experiences as a missionary in Africa and at home in an event on Thursday, October 19 in The Rose Hotel. This event, starting at 8pm, is being hosted by the Diocese of Kerry in celebration of World Mission Day. Entrance […]

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Events Planned In Tralee To Celebrate ‘Time For Creation’

Events Planned In Tralee To Celebrate ‘Time For Creation’

August 25, 2017 at 9:15 am Comments are Disabled

THREE events are being held in the Diocese of Kerry this month as part of its month-long celebration of ‘Time for Creation’ or ‘Am Cruthaithe’. The first of these events takes place in Tralee Town Park on Friday September 1. People are invited to gather near the fountain  at 6.45pm for […]

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Priests On The Move From Tralee As Clerical Changes Announced

Priests On The Move From Tralee As Clerical Changes Announced

June 30, 2017 at 3:00 pm Comments are Disabled

FR Patsy Lynch will be leaving St Brendan’s next month, The Spa will lose Fr Eamonn Mulvihill to be replaced by Fr Pat Crean Lynch of Ballymac, while Msgr Sean Hanafin will become PP in Ballybunion as a number of clerical changes have been announced in the Diocese of Kerry. Bishop […]

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Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

Lenten Talks In Tralee Area Planned By Diocese Of Kerry

February 25, 2017 at 11:12 am Comments are Disabled

A SERIES of talks will be held in the Diocese of Kerry over the month of March to mark Lent. There will be a number of key speakers and events happening all over the diocese during the month in Tralee, Ardfert, Killarney, Listowel, Cahersiveen, Kenmare, Dingle and Boherbue. Guests from Fr […]

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Fr Sean Hanafin Goes On One Year Sabbatical As Diocesan Changes Are Announced

Fr Sean Hanafin Goes On One Year Sabbatical As Diocesan Changes Are Announced

July 1, 2016 at 1:06 pm Comments are Disabled

MONSIGNOR Sean Hanafin will be going on a sabbatical until July 2017 while another priest will be moving to St John’s Parish it was announced by the Bishop of Kerry in a range of clerical changes in the Diocese of Kerry. Fr.Tadhg Fitzgerald PP Ardfert is to be PP St […]

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