World Meeting of Families

Diocesan Assembly

Opening Mass in Killarney Tuesday 21st August

An Opening time of prayer for World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place across all 26 Dioceses of Ireland on the evening of Tuesday 21st August. In our Diocese, we will celebrate an Opening Mass in St. Mary’s Cathedral @ 6.15pm. All are welcome to join in this World Meeting of Families celebration of faith and family life, especially those for whom the journey to Dublin or Knock is too much.

Pope Francis’ schedule while in Ireland:

Papal Mass in Phoenix Park  to help plan your travel, visit


Pray-a-Thon – A New Initiative for Families to Prepare for WMOF2018 in the Home!

The Pray-a-Thon is an initiative for children as Ireland prepares to host WMOF2018 in August. It is an invitation to reach out to family members/friends and pray for them and any special intentions they might have. WMOF2018_A4pages_prayathon colour and WMOF2018_A4pages_prayathon_ColourMe BW

For the full text of Pope Francis’ On Love in the Family: Amoris Laetitia


Diocesan Contact: Aileen Murphy


Pastoral Centre Killarney: 064 663 0532