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Saint of the Month: St Oliver Plunkett

Posted: 28 July 2020

Feast day: 1 July

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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 28 July 2020

In the time of Jesus, pearls were very valuable, since diving for them was very dangerous.

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 28 July 2020

Darnel is a noxious weed, which in the early stages resembles wheat. When it ripens it turns black, in contrast with wheat which turns brown.

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 28 July 2020

The Bible is full of stories and references to country life. Such imagery sinks deep into the consciousness of the listener, in a way that words do not.

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 5 July 2020

The first followers of Jesus were simple, probably uneducated, people.

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Summer Concerts 2020

Posted: 3 July 2020

The annual summer series of concerts takes place online this year, due to Covid-19 restrictions. They can be watched on the Galway Cathedral Recitals website:  

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Arrangements from 29 June

Posted: 28 June 2020

From Monday 29 June 2020, the Cathedral is open once more to public attendance at the liturgy. Please note the following special arrangements which apply until further notice.

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 28 June 2020

Today’s gospel contains part of the instructions that Jesus gave his disciples before he sent them out to “the lost sheep of the House of Israel.” Matthew seems to include teaching that is found el

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 21 June 2020

Jeremiah lived between the seventh and sixth centuries BC. He prophesied the fall of Judah and condemned the idolatrous practices of the people.

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Sunday Reflections

Posted: 17 June 2020

The weekly reflections on the Sunday gospels, which are displayed on the Cathedral notice-board, are now being made available on this website.

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