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Kenmare Parish News

Climate Justice Service in Sneem & Kenmare

On Sunday 22nd July, The Church of the Transfiguration, Sneem and St Patrick, Kenmare hosted the Climate Justice Candle in special services as part of their progress towards the objectives of Eco-congregation Ireland. The regular congregation was joined by visitors from the US, Germany, England, Greece and Limerick, illustrating the …

Blessing of the Plough

St Patrick Kenmare will be holding its annual Plough Service on Sunday 14th January, at 12:00. This service is traditionally held in early January at the beginning of the agricultural year, asking God’s Blessing on all who work with the land in the year to come. In many ways, it …

Bishop goes West!

Bishop Kenneth joined Islanders for the annual Ecumenical carol Service in Kingstown, Valentia Island. He writes ‘It was standing room only again for what much be one of the earliest church Carol Services of the year on Valentia Island, off the coast of Kerry. This annual event took place this …

Teddy Bear

At this time of year in St Patrick Kenmare, we are invited by our teddy bears to join in for their annual …

Charlie Chaplin Festival Service

On the last Sunday in August, the town of Waterville held its annual Charlie Chaplin film Festival, which ends with a special …

Sneem Friendship Day

The annual Friendship day hosted by the Church of the Transfiguration in Sneem was again very well attended, despite atypical weather (in …

MU 130th Celebration Service

It was fitting that, since the Celebrations for the 130th anniversary of the Mothers Union began in All Saints’ Church in Raheny, …

The MU Way

This year marks the 130th anniversary of the Mothers Union in Ireland. As part of the celebrations, All-Ireland MU President Phyllis Grothier …