Published on January 27, 2019

The elderly and people suffering from serious ailments are welcome to present themselves for the Sacrament of Anointing at 11 a.m. Mass on Saturday, 9th February. We appeal to kind neighbours who might volunteer to bring people for this blessing.

Kiltegan Drama Group

Published on January 27, 2019

Kiltegan Drama Group presents “Happy Birthday Dear Alice” on 8th, 9th, 10th, 15th, 16th, 17th February starting at 8 p.m. each night. Tickets €10 each.

Traditional Music Concert DVD

Published on December 19, 2018

A DVD of the Traditional Music Concert which was held in St. Patrick’s Church in aid of Rathvilly National School is available from the School at €10.


Published on December 9, 2018

Marriage Preparation Course Dates: January 11th & 12th; February 8th & 9th and March 8th & 9th. Telephone 059 9138738.


Published on November 28, 2018

This position is still vacant and I invite expressions of interest from anyone who might like to undertake this role which is truly important in serving the Parish Community. Applications should be made in writing or by email and directed to Fr. McEvoy, Parochial House, Rathvilly. Phone 059 9161114/086 3232403 or email:

ADORATION – St. Patrick’s Church, Rathvilly

Published on November 11, 2018

Starting on Thursday, 6th December, Adoration will take place on Thursday’s from 10 a.m to 12 Noon and Friday’s starting at 2 p.m. and finish for Mass at 7.30 p.m.

Request for Baptism/confirmation/Marriage Certificate

Published on November 9, 2018

To comply with GDPR guidelines, anyone seeking certificates for Baptism/Confirmation/Marriage is requested to complete a certificate request form and provide I.D. if necessary. Forms are available at the Parish Office.

World Meeting of Families – THANK YOU

Published on September 9, 2018

The 9th World Meeting of Families was held in Dublin, Ireland. This International Meeting (21-26 August 2018) also reached Rathvilly Kiltegan Parish in a big way.
We’ve had an amazing week hosting our visitors from abroad. Our World Meeting of Families is extremely grateful for the support received from the whole community.…

WEBCAM – Live Stream Broadcasting from St. Patrick’s Church, Rathvilly

Published on August 19, 2018

A Webcam has been installed in St. Patrick’s Church and all Services in the Main Church will be broadcast on the Internet.

Land of Saints & Scholars

Published on April 29, 2018

The Story of the Catholic Church in Ireland – Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin Edition, available from The Parish Office 059 9161114 at a reduced price of €15 each.