St. Canice's Cathedral & Round Tower

The Cathedral Church of St Canice,
The Close, Coach Rd,
Kilkenny City, Ireland.

Phone : +353 (0)56 7764971

Fax: +353 (0)56 7723646

Email : info@stcanicescathedral.com

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<b>Midweeks in lent </b>                                                                                                                  The Wednesday night Lenten worship series during will include a compline service and a short talk by Revd David on ‘The ‘Spirituality of Lent’. Some of talks will include discussion of individual spirituality in the context of Christian art and the furnishings of our parish churches – the architecture, the stained glass windows, and other features – in which we worship. The series will be in St. John’s Church at 7.00pm, beginning on 1st  March and continuing through to   5th  April.<br />
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Holy week and Easter

Palm Sunday 9th April

Services at usual times. Family Service in St John’s and St Canice’s.

In a change to the usual pattern of Holy Week Services, we will try the following:
Monday 10.30 am Communion in St John's
7.00pm Compline with sermon in Kilmanagh
Tuesday 10.30 am Communion in St John's
7.00pm Compline with sermon in Freshford
Wednesday 10.30am Communion in St Canice's
7.00pm Tenebrae in St Canice's
Maundy Thursday 11am Chrism Eucharist in St Canice's
7.00pm Communion in St John's - with sermon
Good Friday 10am Service in Kilmanagh
10am Service in Freshford
Noon to Three - Vigil in St Canice's (led by The Revd. Ian Coulter)
People are free to come and go during the Three Hours service.

Cathedral Services
10.30am Wednesday Eucharist 1st Wednesday month with the Mothers Union

8.00am Sunday Eucharist
11.30am Sunday Service
Family Service 2nd Sunday in the month

9.15a.m. Daily Office Monday-Saturday
Entrance for this service is through north transcept door.


No parking available at Cathedral so allow time for parking on Dean St or in city centre car parks.



Kilkenny Union of Parishes

Dean and Rector: Dean Katharine Poulton
Curate: Revd David Compton

St. Canice's Cathedral as above.
Sundays; St John's Church Kilkenny 10a.m., St. Lachtain's Church Freshford 10a.m.
and St Aidan's Church Kilmanagh 11.30a.m.