Waterford and Lismore Diocese has 45 parishes, 85 churches in the Diocese. There are an estimated 44,000 Catholic households in this diocese, with a population of 153,206.

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Retreat for Blind Young Adult Catholics – June 2025

Please find link to details of a guided retreat that is being organised for Blind Young Adult Catholics (aged 18 to 39) in Holy Family Mission in June 2025.  It is being organised by Dr. Alexander O'Hara, National Director for Catechetics.  The residential...

Relics of St. Bernadette to visit Diocese

A very special event will take place in the Diocese on 17th & 18th September. The relics of St. Bernadette will visit the Diocese and a programme of events will be held in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity over the two days. More details will follow soon.

Light the Fire at Ballintubber Abbey

The Light the Fire Pilgrimage at Ballintubber Abbey, Co Mayo will take place on Sunday, 4 August, from 12.00pm to 4.00pm. Archbishop Francis Duffy, along with Deacon John Taaffe will celebrate Mass as part of the Light the Fire rosary/healing service....

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