Homilies and Addresses


Journeying Together on the Synodal Pathway 171021

Diocesan Appointments 160721

The Mass is Central  – Corpus Christi 

Welcome news -return of congregations to Churches 040521

Easter Pastoral Message

Statement on Funerals from the Bishops of the Cashel Province

New Year Greetings to our parishes from Bishop Ray


Bishop Ray’s Christmas Message

The Challenge of celebrating Christmas 2020

Bishop welcomes news while advising caution

Bishop Ray’s Message on entering Level 5 Covid Restrictions

Pastoral Message from Bishop Ray

Bishop Ray marks Day for Life

Covid Safety Guidelines for Mass

Bishop Ray on Clerical Appointments 2020

Burial Ground Masses in Churches

Bishop Ray welcomes Church Congregations inviting Caution and Understanding

Hope in Christ as we return to Mass – Bishop Ray

A message to Leaving Certs 2020 from Bishop Ray

Opening of churches for personal prayer

Bishop Ray on turning to Mary

Bishop Ray on Confirmations, Communions and Family Life 

Light a Candle Holy Week

Easter Hope Bishop Ray

Trust in God’s Presence Bishop Ray 

Further Covid Guidance Bishop Ray 

Encouragement and Comfort Bishop Ray 

Covid-19 Guidelines Bishop Ray 

Catholic Schools Week 2020

Bishop Ray’s New year message 2020


Bishop Ray’s Christmas message 2019

St John’s Church Tralee 150 Homily Oct 2019

Ballyheigue Pattern Day 2019: Family, Community and a Christian Sunday

Clerical Changes Summer 2019

Election Day May 24th 2019 a vital part of democracy

Bishop Ray encourages us to honour St. Brendan

Chrism Mass 2019

Bishop Ray urges us to Support Trócaire

Bishop Ray in Etheopia

Catholic Schools Week Rathmore

New Years Reflection 2019



Bishop’s Ray’s Christmas Message 20018

Statement on Abortion Bishop Ray

Ballyheigue Pattern Day Bishop Ray Notes 2018

Bishop Ray Homily at Lourdes Grotto 2018

Look back with thanks on World Meeting of Families Bishop Ray Aug 2018

Encouraging participation in World Meeting of Families Bishop Ray

Clerical Changes July 2018

In the Light of Referendum Result – Bishop Ray Trinity Sunday

On the Right to Life of the Unborn Child – Bishop Ray

On the Feast of St. Brendan 16th May 2018

The right to Life of the Unborn Easter 2018

Strengthening Faith in Family Life Chrism Mass 2018

Bishop Ray Welcomes Pope Francis

Bishop at send off to Rally for Life March 2018

Safeguarding Bishop Ray 160218

Catholic Schools Week Dingle Jan 28th 2018


Bishop Ray’s Christmas Message 2017

90th Presentation School Castleisland

Three Deacons for Diocese 211017

Parish supporting Family Life  – Diocesan Assembly – Bishop Ray 151017

Sunday – A Day of Rest  – Bishop Ray 080917

Lourdes Homily – Bishop Ray

Clerical Appointments 300619

Call to Celebrate St Brendan Bishop Ray

No Sunday Funerals – Bishop Ray 080517

On the death of Fr Pat Moore 040517

On the death of Bishop Eamon Casey

Bishop Ray reflects on Sunday – Ash Wednesday

Bishop Ray visits the Tombs of the Apostles 300117

Catholic Schools Week Faha


Christmas Message 2016

Bishop Ray on the Clerical Changes 2016

Makeover for dioceseofkerry.ie

General Election Bishop Ray 260216