Published on June 17, 2019

The Feast of the Sacred Heart is Friday, 28th June. The Novena to the Sacred Heart starts on Thursday 20th June – Friday 28th June. Novena Leaflets are available in the Church.


Published on June 10, 2019

Thanks to all who attended the open meeting last Tuesday night. All the information from the meeting will be collated and a follow up meeting will be held on Tuesday, 2nd July at 8 p.m. in St. Tegan’s Hall, Kiltegan. If you would like to join a parish group/ministry – leaflets are available in each…


Published on February 17, 2019

If any coeliac would like to receive special low Gluten Hosts at Mass or receive Communion from the Chalice, please speak to the Priest to make arrangements.


Published on December 9, 2018

Marriage Preparation Course: Accord Carlow are now taking bookings for the following courses:
May 10th & 11th, June 7th & 8th, September 6th & 7th, October 4th & 5th. You are required to attend a Pre-marriage course if you are getting married in a Catholic Church. Bookings can be made online at or…


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

Adoration will take place each Thursday from 10 a.m to 11 a.m. and Friday from 2 p.m. to 7.00 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.