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Second Sunday of Lent

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The first reading is shocking, especially for parents. Who in their right mind would worship a God who demanded the blood sacrifice of the longed-for and promised child?

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Saint of the Month: St Josephine Bakhita

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A native of Darfur (now in western Sudan), St Josephine Bakhita is remembered on 8 February.

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Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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The disease of leprosy can be traced by to at least 2,000 BC and it was very much feared, as there was no remedy till the 1940s. The first reading tells how lepers were to be treated.

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Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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God revealed himself to the Chosen People but their understanding of him could be very simplistic. Virtue was rewarded with prosperity, evil punished with adversity.

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Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time

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God makes himself known in many ways. To Samuel it was a voice in the night (1 Sam.

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Saint of the Month: St Raymond of Penyafort

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St Raymond of Penyafort is remembered on 7 January.

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Sunday 21 January 2024: Cathedral closes at 4:30pm

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Due to forecast severe weather, the Cathedral closes at 4:30pm today.

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Solemn Novena 2024

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The annual Solemn Novena runs from 5 February until 13 February 2024.

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The Baptism of the Lord

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When St Ignatius Loyola was recovering from his wounds from the battle of Pamplona, he asked for light reading to pass the time, such as the romances of chivalry which told of heroes, ladies in dis

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Concert: Galway Choral Association

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A performance of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle in the Cathedral on Saturday 13 January at 8.00pm.

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