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Installation of Bishop Michael as Bishop of Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora

On Sunday 1st May, Bishop Michael will be installed as the next Bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora along with continuing as the Bishop of Clonfert. The ceremony will take place at 3pm in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St Nicholas in Galway. The evening before there will be a Vigil of Prayer from 8.30pm-9.30pm in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Oranmore.

The Mass of Installation can be viewed live from 2.40pm at

Let us pray for Bishop Michael as he begins this new chapter in his life and let us pray for the Church here in Clonfert and the Church in Galway, Kilmacduagh and Kilfenora as we begin this new chapter in the history of our Dioceses.