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Cathedral Parish Pastoral Council

Posted: 3 May 2011

Members of the Cathedral parish and the wider Cathedral community are invited to a meeting in the Cathedral, where information on the Cathedral Pastoral Council will be provided and new members sought. This meeting will take place on Tuesday 17 May 2011 at 19:30, in the Cathedral retro-choir.


Lunchtime Organ Recital

Posted: 30 March 2011

Cathedral organist Raymond O'Donnell will give a short lunchtime recital on Friday 8 April 2011 at 13:10, as part of love:live music, the national music day organised by Music Network and Lyric FM. The programme will comprise three psalm-preludes by Herbert Howells, interspersed with some Gregorian chant. Admission is free. The concert will last about 40 minutes. Further information on National Music Day at the love:live music website.


Galway 10 Day Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

Posted: 15 March 2011

22 September - 1 October 2011 Direct from Shannon Airport 10 Days - €1,175 p.p.s. incl. half-board accom. & all taxes For further information, contact: Fr. Martin Whelan Tel: 091-563566


Ash Wednesday

Posted: 1 March 2011

Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of Lent, the season of preparation for the great feast of Easter. It falls on 9 March this year, and Easter Sunday is 24 April. Masses for Ash in Galway Cathedral follow the normal weekday schedule, being celebrated at 09:00, 11:00 and 18:00. Ashes will be distributed at all Masses.


Regulation of Signed Mass Cards

Posted: 15 November 2010

Having signed or stamped Mass Cards for sale to the public in shops and other commercial outlets is a practice that is not approved by the Episcopal Conference, the Major Religious Superiors or the Superiors of Missionary Societies, it undermines a correct Eucharistic Theology and is unacceptable. The Bishops of Ireland ask that this practice wherever it exists, be discontinued.


New Organ Scholar

Posted: 7 October 2010

The position of Organ Scholar at Galway Cathedral, which has been vacant for the last two years, has been filled by Robbie Carroll.


Summer Concerts

Posted: 9 June 2010

The annual series of summer concerts in Galway Cathedral begins in July, and continues with a concert each Thursday until August.