• Programme for Laudato Si' Week 2023
    Diocese of Limerick
    Programme for Laudato Si' Week 2023
  • Laudato Si' Week
    Laudato Si' Week
    21 - 28 May 2023
  • Take the Risk for Christ
    Take the Risk for Christ
  • May 2023 - Liturgical Resources
    May 2023 - Liturgical Resources
  • "The Meaning of Prayer" Video
  • First Holy Communion
    Come to the Table of the Lord
  • Limerick Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage
    Limerick Diocesan Lourdes Pilgrimage
  • Walking the Synodal Pathway together
    Walking the Synodal Pathway together
    Bishop Brendan Leahy says that two primary questions for the Synodal Pathway are 'how are we getting on with one another and how are we reaching out to other people?'
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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

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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Twelve people gathered on Saturday 27th May to reflect and pray around the Gifts and Fruits of the Holy Spirit. The day was facilitated by Phyllis Moynihan RSM and Ann Mulcahy, Raheen Parish.

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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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