Holy Cross Masses :
Monday - Saturday : 10.00am
Saturday Vigil: 8.00pm
Sunday: 9.30am and 12 noon
Holydays of Obligation - as announced.
Priests: Very Rev. Tom Crean, Parish Priest and Fr. Liam Lovell, C.C.
The Presbytery, Kenmare
Tel. 064 6641352
Fax. 064 6641925
Holy Cross R.C.
was consecrated in 1864.
It was built by Fr. John O'Sullivan who is buried in front
of Our Lady's altar. The Architect was Charles Hansom.
It is locally believed that Fr. O'Sullivan topped the spire
of the church with a cock to crow over the local landlord's
agent, whose office was in the Square and had refused him
a site for the church.
The most notable internal features of the building are
the ornate chancel, the organ and the carved roof
( the wood for which from the Block Forest in Germany ).
The Stations of the Cross were presented by
Sr. M.F.Cusack ( The Nun of Kenmare )
Masses at Templenoe Area
Our Lady of the Assumption
First Friday: 8.00pm
Holydays of Obligation:
same as Sunday Mass Time.
Masses at Blackwater Bridge Area
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
First Thursday: 8.00pm
Holydays of Obligation:
same as Sunday Mass Time
Masses at Sneem & Tahilla Area
Priest: Fr. Pat Murphy, P.P.
St. Michael's Church, Sneem.
Weekdays: ..................... 10.00 a.m.
Saturday Vigil: ................ 8.00 p.m. (Summer)
7.30 p.m. (Winter)
Sunday: ........................... 11.00 a.m.
St. Patrick's Church, Tahilla. Sundays at 9.30 a.m.
St.Patricks Church ( Protestant )
is the principal church in the Union of Kenmare and Dromod, a
parish which extends from Kilgarvan, 11 km east of Kenmare through
Sneem, Caherdaniel, Waterville and Valentia to Cahirsiveen
and has 4 churches. The congregation includes
Presbyterians, Methodists, Lutherans and others as well as Anglicans.
St Patrick’s church was consecrated and dedicated to St Patrick on
31 August 1858 to replace the church at Killowen (built in 1811),
the ruins of which can be seen 800 meters from the town to the right of the Kilgarvan road.
Everyone is welcomed to share in our worship at St Patrick, Kenmare and the Church of the Transfiguration, Sneem. Our monthly service pattern seeks to offer a varied range of worship styles – with Christ at the centre of each and every one. We hope that every month, there will be at least one form of service which people feel is the most appropriate for their personal approach to expressing their thanksgiving and praise to God – but we also remember that if we would like to be joined by others with varying opinions in our ‘preferred’ worship service, we should be prepared to join them too, in theirs.
Key: HC: Holy Communion (BCP)
CFC: Church Family Communion
MP: Morning Prayer
St. Patrick, Kenmare
1st 3rd, 4th Sundays 1200 HC/MP
2nd Sunday 1200 CFC 1800 Evensong
5th Sunday 1200 HC/MP 1800 Evening Meditation
Church of the Transfiguration, Sneem
1st 3rd 4th 5th Sundays 0930 HC/MP
2nd Sunday 0930 CFC
Priest-in-Charge Revd Michael Cavanagh, The Rectory, Bell Heights
Tel 064 664 8566 Mobile 087 1606312
E-mail & Enquiries
St. Patrick's Church Pr.