A new diocesan resource – A Guide for Readers – will be launched in Tullow on February 28th at the upcoming training for new and existing Ministers of the Word.


Training for New & Existing Ministers of the Word

Entrusted with the Word

Teach Brde, Tullow, Co. Carlow

Saturday, February 28th
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

All parishes welcome

Ballycane Church, Naas

Saturday, March 7th
9:00 a.m. -1:00 p.m.

for the parishes of Naas Deanery.

These sessions will be led by Fr.Sen Maher, Eileen Goode & Julie Kavanagh.


Booking is essential as places are limited.

Parish bookings for these sessions can be made through

Faith Development Services: 059

Lenten Talks on St. Paul

Ministers of the Word are also invited to attend the following three talks on St Paul in Portlaoise.

Ephesus Evenings – all welcome

Portlaoise Parish Centre

Paul: A spirituality that goes to the heart of the Gospel (Fr. Sen Maher)
Wednesday, March 4th
8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

The Conversion of Saint Paul: From Faithful Jew to Passionate Christian (Debra Snoddy)
Wednesday, March 11th
8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.

Proclaiming Paul in the Liturgical assembly (Julie Kavanagh)
Wednesday, March 18th
8:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m.