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Presentation to Bishop William Lee

The presbyterate of the diocese of Waterford and Lismore gathered on Wednesday February 19th in St. John’s Pastoral Centre in  Waterford  to mark the retirement of Bishop William Lee. To honour his twenty years of dedicated  pastoral leadership, the priests presented...

Year of Faith pilgrimage to Ardmore

On Sunday 1st September,  nearly 80 pilgrims set off from the St. Laurence Pastoral Area on pilgrimage to Ardmore to mark the Year of Faith. Pilgrims from the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity, St. John's, Sacred Heart, Ss Joseph, Benildus and Mary, Killea, Crooke...

Report from World Youth Day 2013

World Youth Day took place this year in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil from July 23rd to July 28th 2013. World Youth Day (WYD) is more than just a meeting that thousands or even millions of young people flock to. WYD is a testimony of a living Church that is continually...

Launch of updated Diocesen Policy on Safeguarding Children

(The policy booklet may be viewed in the Safeguarding link on the homepage) The updated diocese of Waterford and Lismore Policy on Safeguarding Children 2010 was launched on Tuesday night (September 21st) at a ceremony in St. John‘s Pastoral Centre. Bishop Lee invited...

Patron Saints of the Diocese

St. Declan St. Declan, a prince of the Decies Kingdom in Munster, was born in the 5th century. He was baptised by a priest named Colman, later to become St. Colman. When Declan was seven years old he studied under a sage called Dioma. This training continued for many...

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice

Blessed Edmund Ignatius Rice Edmund Rice was born in Westcourt, Callan, Co. Kilkenny in 1762. There were seven boys and two girls in the family. It comes as a surprise that a Catholic family could be prosperous in these days but they had a lease of a good sized farm...

Dungarvan Mass Times

St Mary’s Church Weekend Masses: (V) 7.30 pm, 10.00 am, 12.00 noon Holyday Masses: (V) 7.30 pm, 11.00 am, 7.30 pm St Augustine’s Friary Weekend Masses: (V) 6.15 pm, 9.00 am, 11.00 am Holyday Masses: (V) 6.15 pm, 7.30 am, 10.00 am St Joseph’s Hospital Weekend and...