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Tynagh & Killeen

Parish Priest: Fr. Seamus Bohan. P.P.
Address: Tynagh, Loughrea, Co. Galway
Telephone: (090) 9745113
Mobile: (087) 2304493
Email: tynaghkilleen@clonfertdiocese.ie

Facebook Page: Tynagh & Killeen@clonfertdiocese.ie
Instagram: tynaghkilleenparish

Parish Website: tynaghkilleen.com

Diocese: Clonfert

  Killeen Tynagh
 Patron of Church    
 Masses    
 Saturday Evening  8.00 pm  
 Sunday    11.00 am
 Weekdays    Monday: 9.30 am
 Tuesday: 9.30 am  
   Wednesday: 8.00 pm
 Thursday: 9.30 am  
   Friday: 9.30 am
 (First Friday 8.00 pm)

There are two churches in the Parish of Tynagh and Killeen. Saint Laurence's Church, Tynagh and The Sacred Heart Church, Killeen, formally known as St Corban's Catholic Church, Killeen South, Ballyshrule, Ballinasloe. Our Lady of Kilcorban and Our Lady of Tynagh span 800 years of Christian devotion. Our Lady of Kilcorban is an old wood carving originating west of the Shannon about 1200 AD. In the 15th century it had its own chapel in the Dominican Priory, Kilcorban. Our Lady of Kilcorban is the oldest known wooden statue of its kind in Ireland, currently in the Clonfert Museum in Loughrea. Tynagh was famous for its lead and zinc mine which was a hive of activity in the 1970s but closed in 1980.

Baptisms
Contact Fr Seamus Bohan, to book your child's Baptism. A Pre Baptismal Programme must be completed before the Baptismal Ceremony. The programme takes place in the Day Care Centre, Portumna on the second Tuesday of each month from 8.30 to 9.30pm. To book a date contact Fr Seamus.

Marriages
Contact Fr Seamus Bohan, to book your Church Wedding. Three months notice must be given to the Church. Three months notice must also be given to the State Registrar. A Pre Marriage Course with Accord must also be booked. Each person getting married will need a current Baptismal Certificate,, Confirmation Certificate, Letter of Freedom and a Pre Nuptial Enquiry Form completed by your priest.

House Stations
House Stations take place twice yearly, in the Spring and the Autumn. To book your station date phone Fr Seamus on 0872304493. 

Confessions
Before Mass on First Fridays or by contacting the Parish Priest at any time. Penitential Rites before Easter and Christmas.

Sacraments  2020:
Confirmation: Next Confirmation in 2021.
First Communion: A rescheduled date will be set due to Covid-19.

Cemetery Masses 2020
Tynagh Cemetery Mass: A rescheduled date will be set due to Covid-19.
Kilcorban Cemetery Mass: A rescheduled date will be set due to Covid-19.

Parish Pastoral Council
Chairperson:Thomas Moran
Secretary:Raymond Killeen
Each Station Village has an elected representative on the Pastoral Council.

Primary Schools in the Parish
Tynagh N.S.:Phone 090 9745438  email address: www.tynaghns.ie
Killeen N.S.:Phone 090 9741884   email address: www:info@killeenschool.com

Parish Website:

For all other parish information and to view our gallery and inspiration pages, visit our Parish website: www.tynaghkilleen.weebly.com

Parish Email Address:

For all newsletter notices and to apply for certificates our email address is: tynaghkilleen@gmail.com

Pope John Paul 11 Awards:

Any TY, 4th / 5th year Students interested in enrolling to take part in the Pope John Paul 11 Awards, phone Marie 083 8791745 or Fr Seamus 087 2304493.

Parish Newsletter

To submit a notice for the Parish newsletter or order a Baptismal Cert, Confirmation Cert or Letter of Freedom, forward your details to the Parish email address. Newsletter notices should be submitted by 6pm on Thursday.

 

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