Published on April 30, 2021

Meditation of the Day

The Grace to Remain

The Lord requires the disciples to remain in him as they are in him now; in this same readiness, in this surrender, knowing that they belong to each other.  But he too will remain in them without ever forsaking them.  Much will happen that could shake the…


Published on April 23, 2021

One Flock, One Shepherd
Maria von Trapp

I want to tell you about still another discovery which we made when we had already become quite familiar with our Lord. This happened one blessed day we seemed to understand what Paul meant when he exclaimed, Jesus Christ is the same today as he was yesterday…


Published on April 20, 2021
Rathvilly Kiltegan Parish Lotto in conjunction with Kildare & Leighlin Co-op Lotto will commence on Wednesday, 28th April and weekly there after. We would ask that all our Parish Draw Promoters would come onboard to help us promote this new fundraising venture for our Parish. We would also be delighted to welcome new promoters…

Easter Message from Bishop Denis Nulty

Published on April 1, 2021

Easter Message 2021

The card read “This is the night in which Christ has destroyed death and from the dead He rises victorious! Happy Easter”. The Easter card tradition is a much quieter one than what we all experience at Christmas. There isn’t as large of a number of cards arriving at Easter and yet…

Novena to St Joseph 10-18 March

Published on March 9, 2021


In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Spirit. Amen.
Saint Joseph, you are the faithful protector and intercessor of all who love
and venerate you. You know that I have confidence in you and that, after
Jesus and Mary, I come to…


Published on March 5, 2021

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

Pope Francis announced a special year dedicated to St. Joseph starting from 8 December 2020 until

8 December 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as the Patron

of the Universal Church, as well as the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception…

An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit

Published on February 24, 2021

Important message from An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit
Gardaí are receiving an ever increasing number of complaints in relation to fraudulent and illegal scams. The scams can come in the form of texts, emails, telephone calls to your mobile or landline or even through social media. They can be difficult to spot as…


Published on December 27, 2020

Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.

The Permanent Diaconate

Published on December 11, 2020

We congratulate Liam Dunne, Carlow who will be ordained a Permanent Deacon this Saturday, 12th December by Bishop Denis Nulty in Carlow Cathedral at 3 p.m. Liam will join Rathvilly Kiltegan Parish Team from next weekend.

The Permanent Diaconate
The Diaconate is an ordained ministry which is rooted in scripture. Chapter 6 of the…


Published on August 9, 2020

Loving and healing God,
we, the people of Kildare & Leighlin turn to you in prayer,
confident that you are with us and with all people in every moment.
We stand before you as people of hope, trusting in your care and protection.
May your faithful love…