Bishop’s Homilies

Ordination Homily
Bishop Brendan returned to his native diocese of Galway on Sunday July 16th to ordain the diocese's newest priest, Fr[...]
On Sunday, June 11th, Bishop Brendan was Principal Celebrant at a Mass of Thanksgiving in St James' Church, Charlestown.  Joined[...]
Eucharistic Adoration Committee Homily
Text of homily preached at Mass in St James' Church, Charlestown to launch recently trained Diocesan Team to oversee and develop[...]
World Meeting of Families
Bishop Brendan reflects on the upcoming gathering for families and on the call to support the preparation for this important[...]
Ad Limina Reflection
Bishop Brendan reflects, in this short video clip, on the recent Ad Limina Visit to Rome and the Bishops' meeting[...]
Day for Religious
Earlier today, (February 5th) we gathered with the Religious of the Diocese to celebrate the Feast of The Presentation in[...]
Baptism of The Lord
Homily given in Cathedral of The Annunciation and St Nathy, Ballaghderreen, by Bishop Brendan Kelly on the Feast of The[...]
Christmas Prayer
A Christmas Reflection ‘Do you have a prayer for me this Christmas?’ the question came on the phone. A prayer[...]
Sisters of St Louis Kiltimagh
On Sunday, October 9th 2016, Bishop Brendan was Principal Celebrant at Mass in Kiltimagh.  The Mass was one of thanksgiving[...]
Day for Life 2016
Bishop Brendan's Homily Cathedral of Annunciation and St Nathy, Ballaghaderreen Day for Life 2016 ‘Lord, increase our faith!’ the apostles[...]
Brendan McCarrick S.A.C.
Fr Brendan McCarrick, S.A.C. was ordained to the priesthood on Sunday July 24th.  The Ordination was celebrated in Brendan's home[...]
Centenary of Straide Parish Church
The centenary of the opening of the Church of Ss Peter and Paul, Straide, is being celebrated this year. On[...]