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Diocese of Kerry

Day not far off where not every parish will have Sunday Mass

Bishop of Kerry Dr Ray Browne speaks of shortage of priests in his diocese and outlines principles that will guide parish life when weekly Sunday Mass is not possible.


Diocese of Kerry conference to discuss the teaching of religion in post primary schools

Speakers to address how religious education plays a vital role in supporting young people.


Charlie Bird to Address Special Meeting on Missionaries Hosted by the Diocese of Kerry

Former RTE special correspondent will speak in Kerry about his experience of visiting missionary projects in the Philippines and Korea.


War chaplain Fr Donal O’Sullivan remembered at Masses

Prayers offered at Masses in the Diocese of Kerry for world peace and for people everywhere who serve in the army of their country.


New look website for Diocese of Kerry

The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God: Pope Francis.


Diocese of Kerry celebrates ‘Earth Week’

Eco theologian Fr Sean McDonagh SSC will give a lecture in Tralee and launch his new book ‘On Care for Our Common Home’.


300 students to attend Kerry’s Ceiliúradh na nÓg

“Young people should be given the opportunity to be Christ’s joy in the world, in their schools, parish communities or in their wider community.”


Kerry diocesan pastoral plan (2016-2020) launched

“There are great challenges ahead. We have great gifts and strengths as we face them. Appreciate the strength of your parish and the whole diocesan family."


Bishop launches Kerry funeral guide & pastoral plan

Five-year pastoral plan (2016-2020) outlines the diocese’s priorities and is a response to the increased appetite for ongoing training.


Preparations for WYD2016 pilgrimage underway

Irish dioceses begin publicising "Catholic celebration like no other" which will take place in Poland as US dioceses prepare to bring 3,000 young people.


Bishop urged to facilitate sympathising at funerals

A booklet is currently being drawn up on funeral liturgies in Kerry but it does not have suggestions how to deal with those wishing to sympathise with the bereaved.


Kerry diocese launches youth initiative

“Ógra Beo is an opportunity to build on the strengths we already have in our diocese" - Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry.


Bishop Browne launches new Ógra Beo programme

Faith-based parish programme is geared towards post primary young people.


Valentia Island to be left without resident priest

Decline in vocations makes itself felt in the Diocese of Kerry as retiring parish priest will not be replaced.


Sadness in Kerry as local Mercy convent to close

Sixteen nuns living in the convent, many of whom are elderly, are to be moved to new locations in Tralee town.


6,000 read priest’s faith blog as he battles illness

Priest of the diocese of Kerry blogs about his battle with esophagus cancer.


New batch of volunteers for Kerry’s youth ministry team

28 people from parishes across diocese complete first ever Youth Ministry programme.

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