August 11, 2015 by probie in News, Uncategorized
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KAJIADO BLOG LAUNCHED

Revds. Stephen McWhirter and Jennifer McWhirter with their daughter Kizzy, who live and work in the parish of Kilmoremoy, will be visiting Kenya, the diocese of Kajiado, over the next few weeks. TKA has been engaging in Mission Support with Kajiado for the past almost three years. Specifically we have

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May 21, 2015 by probie in News
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ARCHDEACON OF TUAM PUBLISHES NEW BOOK

  The Archdeacon of Tuam and Incumbent of Galway and Oughterard, The Venerable Gary Hastings, has written a new book. Entitled ‘Going Up The Holy Mountain ( A Spiritual Guidebook )’ it will be launched by Fr. Pat O’Brien on Friday 29th May at 7.00pm in Matt Molloys of Westport.

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May 17, 2015 by probie in News
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TKA FUN DAY

The wind blew strong off Killala Bay and brought a smattering of showers with it. Saturday 16th May was not a warm day in north Mayo. None the less, a smallish group of proper country folk from the diocese of TKA gathered at Merlin Wildlife Sanctuary in the parish of

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April 29, 2015 by probie in News
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BISHOPS APPEAL FOR NEPAL CRISIS

On Saturday April 25, a powerful earthquake hit Nepal, leaving devastation in its wake. Bishops’ Appeal immediately became a conduit for any funds donated for rescue and relief efforts. Today, Archbishop Richard Clarke and Archbishop Michael Jackson have elevated this response to a Major Emergency Appeal. Currently over 4,300 people are dead

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March 30, 2015 by probie in News
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MABWENI SPONSORED CYCLE

On a wet and very windy Saturday 28th March, about 20 hardy souls from the diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry set out to cycle the Greenway from Newport to Mullranny and back to Newport, some 36 kilometers, in an effort to raise funds for TKA’s overseas mission project in

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March 30, 2015 by probie in News
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KILMOREMOY INSTITUTION

          Saint Michael’s Church in Ballina was the venue for the Institution of the Revd. Stephen McWhirter for the Incumbency of Kilmoremoy Union of Parishes and the Licencing of Revd. Jennifer McWhirter for the Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry on Friday 27th March 2015. Revd.

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March 18, 2015 by probie in News
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CLERGY AND READERS QUIET DAY

The clergy and readers, both diocesan and parish, converged on Achill Island on a very snowey 3rd March morning for our annual Quiet Day. After a welcome cuppa in Gray’s Guest House, all decamped to Saint Thomas’ Church for our opening eucharist celebrated by Bishop Rooke. During the liturgy two

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February 16, 2015 by probie in News
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WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

Among the many Services in TKA marking WPCU were two of particular note. The first held in Straide at which the preacher was Bishop John Neil, attended by Bishops Rooke, Kelly ( Achonry ) and Fleming ( Killala ). The second was held in the Roman Catholic Cathedral in Tuam at which

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February 08, 2015 by probie in News
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NEW INCUMBENT FOR KILMOREMOY UNION

A new Rector has been appointed to Kilmoremoy Union of Parishes. Revd. Stephen Joseph McWhirter was elected by the Board of Nomination which sat on Friday 30th January. Revd. Stephen grew up in the parish of Bangor Abbey, diocese of Down and Dromore, where he was a chorister and a sunday

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November 24, 2014 by probie in News
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TKA NATIONAL SCHOOLS SERVICE

 The now annual Service for the National Schools of TKA took place in Saint Mary’s Cathedral, Tuam on Friday 21st November.  Children and teachers from all of our diocesan schools thronged the cathedral and filled in to near capacity.  The liturgy itself was compiled and led by Revd. John Godfrey,

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