Notices

Trócaire Door to Door Fundraising

Trócaire fundraising representatives may be calling door to door or campaigning in the town over the coming weeks in efforts to secure income so that the charity may continue its humanitarian outreach across the globe.

Please support this invaluable cause if you can.


Welcome Fr Tom, Fr Gaspar and Fr Yanbo

We welcome Fr Tom, Fr Gaspar and Fr Yanbo to the Cathedral Parish and we keep them in our prayers as they take up their new ministries.

They have each kindly composed short biographies for the website which can be found here


Safeguarding Sunday – 13th September 2020

Safeguarding Message for Safeguarding Sunday 2020

Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time – 13 September 2020

The place of young people in the heart of our diocese, our parishes, our church

Last September we celebrated our very first Safeguarding Sunday in the diocese. This year to coincide…


Diocesan Appointments 2020

Please see attached link for the Diocesan appointments 2020.

Fr Ruairi and Fr Brian are both moving from the Cathedral in early September. Fr Ruairi has been appointed Parish Priest of Newbridge and Fr Brian has been appointed Parish Priest of Tullow.

We congratulate both Fr Ruairi and Brian on their appointments and thank them…


First Communion and Confirmation 2020 dates

The following dates have been announced for First Communion and Confirmation this year:

First Communion

Saturday 5th September:

11am: Educate Together

2.30pm Green Road National School

Saturday 12th September:


Public Masses are resuming from Monday 29th June

Updated Mass schedule – from Monday 29th June:
Monday to Friday: 10am and 1pm

Saturday: 10am Novena, 1pm and 6.15pm Vigil
Sunday: 8.30am, 10.30am, 12.30pm and 7pm

The Cathedral will be open half an hour before the first Mass each day.

Mass attendance will be on a first come…


GDPR Statement

CATHEDRAL OF THE ASSUMPTION, CARLOW Parish Data Privacy Notice

The document provides a policy statement regarding the data protection obligations of our Parish, thus ensuring that we comply to Data Protection Regulations within Irish Legislation. This policy applies to all personal data collected and stored in the course of its’ activities.

What is Personal Data?


Congratulations Fr Brian

Congratulations to Fr Brian Maguire on the 40th Anniversary of his ordination to the Priesthood this Sunday, 7th June.

Fr Brian has graciously ministered in the Cathedral for the past three years. His hard work and generosity of spirit has impacted many lives of our parishioners. We thank him for his…


Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

There is exposition of the Blessed Sacrament from 6pm to 8pm Monday to Friday in the Cathedral

Please adhere to the following instructions in line with Public Health advice:

  1. Please use hand sanitiser which is just inside the doorway for your use.
  2. Please use handwipes provided to wipe down seating area/pew.
  3. Please distance yourself…

Donations towards to upkeep of the Parish

A number of our parishioners have requested a facility to pay Easter dues or to make a contribution to the Cathedral. Anyone wishing to contribute Easter dues can do so using our secure online donation form; via online banking or by visiting your local branch if that is available to you.

We are currently…