Who We Are

The Diocese has over 100 priests and many committed lay people building up communities of faith. The Bishop is Bishop Brendan Leahy. Ms. Catherine Kelly is the Diocesan Secretary.

What We Offer

The Pastoral Plan came out of the Diocesan Synod held in 2016. The 6 pillars outlined were informed by the Diocesan Listening Process and delegate voting.

Prayer Guides

Spiritual direction is a ministry of spiritual conversation where a person meets with a spiritual director on a one to one basis.

Welcome To the Limerick Diocese website

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The Diocese of Limerick in Irish 'Deoise Luimnigh' is a Roman Catholic Diocese in the Mid-Western Ireland. It is one of the six suffragan dioceses in the ecclesiastical province of Cashel and Emily. The Cathedral church of the diocese is St John Cathedral in Limerick and the incumbent bishop is Brendan Leahy.





Pastoral Plan

The Diocese of Limerick has celebrated a Diocesan Synod, the first in 80 years. It has been an event of the Holy Spirit, an experience of deep encounter, a time of hope.

Pastoral Care of the Family

The Christian vision states that family life is sacred and its activities holy, and that the family can be described as the "domestic Church".

Youth Ministry

Our youth ministry programmes, pilgrimages and events are all centred around three flames, Failte, Foghlaim & Gui

History & Heritage

The Diocese of Limerick actually dates from the twelfth century when its boundaries were laid down at the Synod of Rathbreasail.


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First Holy Communion and Confirmation 2021

To help girls and boys prepare for their first Reconciliation (Confession), First Holy Communion and Confirmation, our own Fr Chris O'Donnell has worked with iCatholic, on behalf of the Catechetics Council of the Irish Bishops' Conference, to produce video lessons for First Communion/Confirmation children and their families.


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