Bishop Nulty to Launch K&L Pilgrimage to Lourdes in Portlaoise

The launch of the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place in Portlaoise Parish Centre Thursday 11th February

Rev. PJ Byrne PP, Kilcock & Newtown – Funeral Arrangements

The diocese has been shocked and saddened by the sudden and unexpected death of Fr. PJ Byrne ( PP Kilcock & Newtown) who died on 7th February 2016. Details of funeral arrangements are now available.

Lent & Easter Resources for Primary Schools 2016

Lent and Easter Resources for Primary Schools are now available to download.

A Way to Praise and Mercy – Lecture

As part of the programme of events for the Jubilee Year of Mercy, Fr Sean Maher will present a lecture on the Psalms in Carlow College on the evening of Thursday, February 18th at 7:30 p.m All are welcome.

Abbeyleix, Ballinakill & Raheen – Celebrating the Year of Mercy

See details of a special services taking place in Abbeyleix, Ballinakill and Raheen to mark the Year of Mercy.

Askea, Bennekerry and Tinryland Parish Mission 2016

Read details of the upcoming Parish Mission taking place in Askea, Bennekerry and Tinryland parish from

Resources for Lent 2016

Download the next edition of the our Ministry Update and other resources which looks ahead to the Lenten season.

Monasterevin Parish Novena 2016

‘Keeping the Faith’ is the theme of this six week Novena which includes a guest speaker each week

K&L Confirmations 2016

Revised Guidelines and forms for Confirmation 2016 are now available to download.

Portlaoise Parish Novena 2016

See details of Portlaoise Parish Nine Day Solemn Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help, 13th – 21st February 2016.

Celebrating the Year of Mercy – Upcoming Events 2016

See details of upcoming Events in the diocese to mark the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

Jubilee Year of Mercy – Resources

Resources for the upcoming Jubilee Year of Mercy are now available to download. These include our own resource book, official music and other resources