For the time being, the Cathedral opens between 12:00 noon and about 5:15pm each day, and individuals are welcome to come in for private prayer.
Masses & Devotions
Masses is celebrated behind closed doors, and is live-streamed at 11:00am and 6:00pm daily on the Cathedral webcam.
The following are cancelled until further notice:
- Eucharistic adoration
- The Monday evening Taizé holy hour
- Stations of the Cross on Friday
In short, anything which may cause a group to gather.
The Sacrament of Confession is available in the Cathedral car park on Saturday evenings between 7:00pm and 7:30pm. Physical distancing will be strictly observed.
Seeing a Priest
For those who may need to speak to a priest, the priests of Galway Cathedral are available by phone at regular hours, seven days a week, as follows:
- Fr Peter Rabbitte: 12:00 noon - 12:30pm
- Fr Martin Whelan: 7:00pm - 7:30pm
The phone number is the normal Cathedral number: 091-563577.
The public office is closed. However, the office can be contacted by phone (091-563577) or email (firstname.lastname@example.org) during normal office hours.
The Cathedral Bookshop is closed until further notice.