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Bishop Fintan Monahan

Bishop urges care on the roads this Bank Holiday

“We all share a responsibility to protect human life on our roads.”

2019.08.03.

“We need to ensure Croagh Patrick is passed intact to the next generation”

Bishop Fintan Monahan has welcomed plans to restore Croagh Patrick’s pilgrim pathway to protect it against further erosion and ensure climbers are safe as they approach the summit.

2019.07.31.

The world is hungry for God, says Archbishop on Croagh Patrick

“No matter what your troubles, no matter what mistakes you have made or sinful things you have done, you are His son or daughter. You are part of the family. You belong.”

2019.07.28.

Priestly ordinations in Roscrea and Diocese of Clogher

Dom Malachy Thompson was ordained a Cistercian priest on Pentecost Sunday, while on Sunday 30 June Bishop Larry Duffy will ordain Deacon Kevin Connolly for Clogher diocese.

2019.06.12.

Bishop offers a blessing for safety on our roads

"We all share a responsibility to protect human life on our road."

2019.05.05.

Easter defines our life as Christians

“So often we associate our faith as being the Church is against this, that or the other. Easter is about what we are for, what we are promoting – joy and new life.”

2019.04.21.

I pray before making a journey by car, says bishop

Bank holiday weekends are high-risk times on our roads, says Bishop Monahan, urging prayers for safety on the road and for families who have lost loved ones there.

2018.08.04.

“Church in Ireland is called to return to penance and prayer”

Archbishop Michael Neary and Bishop Fintan Monahan lead thousands of pilgrims in Reek Sunday climb of Croagh Patrick.

2018.07.29.

Archbishop shares his experience of the Reek Sunday pilgrimage

“I pray as I climb; I pray the Rosary, and I pray as I walk around the penitential beds along the way," says Dr Michael Neary.

2018.07.28.

Catholic schools called to be a family of families – Bishop Monahan

Catholic Schools Week – the annual all-Ireland celebration of Catholic education – runs from 28 January to 4 February.

2018.01.27.

Assembly of clergy for Killaloe Diocese

The assembly is seen an important part of ongoing planning and discernment for the future. Its purpose is to discern a way forward with the people and parishes so that they can effectively meet the challenges facing the diocese in the near future.

2017.11.02.

Bishop Monahan highlights Legion of Mary’s role in vocations

19 new seminarians have begun their formation for Irish dioceses, eight of whom have begun a propaedeutic year in locations in Ireland and abroad.

2017.09.26.

World Meeting of Families recruits volunteers at Ploughing

The most asked question at the Ploughing was “Is Pope Francis coming to Ireland?” That has not been confirmed yet – not even by Bishops Denis Nulty and Fintan Monahan who visited the World Meeting of Families 2018 stand on the first day.

2017.09.21.

WMF2018 is a call to renew the Church – Archbishop Martin

Thousands pour into Knock as countdown to World Meeting of Families next year begins and preparatory programme is launched.

2017.08.22.

Priest appointed principal at prestigious Killaloe diocesan school

Fr Ignatius McCormack, who is also vocations director for the Killaloe diocese as well as administrator of Quin parish, said he was delighted with his new appointment.

2017.06.10.

Drive safely plea as road death toll increases

Prayer and reflection can change our driving behaviour, calm our aggression, and remind us to take care of our spiritual, moral and physical dimensions.

2017.06.05.

Pray before you go! Road users urged to take care this weekend

Bishop of Killaloe performs ‘Blessing of the roads’ and recommends prayers to help people to be calm and change their driving behaviour for better road safety this weekend.

2016.10.29.

Bishop Fintan Monahan ordained in Ennis Cathedral

New bishop hopes to invite Pope Francis to visit Killaloe at Irish bishops' Ad Limina visit to Rome in January.

2016.09.26.
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