TKA Advent Carols and Installation of Canons

The annual TKA Service of Lessons and Carols for Advent was held in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Killala on Sunday 9th December. The liturgy was prepared and led by Revd Canon Jen McWhirter, Priest in Charge of Killala Union. Lessons were read by representatives of all the parishes in the Killala...

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TKA Diocesan Schools Service

The Diocesan Schools Service was held on 16th November in Saint Mary’s Cathedral Tuam. The speaker was our very own Steve Brickenden who spoke to the children about ‘ The Fruits of the Spirit’. Steve had visited the schools in the weeks leading up the service and had given each...

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Achonry Priest in Charge

The Parish of Achonry entered a new era of service and witness when the Revd. Peter Norman was Introduced as their Priest in Charge at a Service held in St. George’s Church, Tubbercurry on Sunday 2nd December 2018.  Revd Peter was presented by the Archdeacon of TKA,  Ven. Stepehen McWhirter. ...

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Remembrance Sunday in Saint Mary’s Cathedral Tuam

This year, given the significance of 11th November 2018, we had a particular Service of Remembrance in Saint Mary’s Cathedral. With us were the representatives of The Irish U.N. Veterans who, as in past years, laid a wreath in memory of fallen comrades. We also had a contingent from the...

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Recent TKA Appointments

The Venerable Stephen J McWhirter, Incumbent of the Kilmoremoy Union of parishes, Diocese of Killala, and Archdeacon of Killala and Achonry to be also Archdeacon of Tuam   Rev Lynda Peilow, Rector of Galway and Kilcummin (Tuam Diocese) to be also Provost of Tuam in the Chapter of St Mary’s...

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Annual Clergy Conference

The clergy of TKA joined with those of Limerick and Killaloe for our annual get together over a couple of days in October. We continue to forge relationships and build on already strengthening bonds of friendship and a shared sense of ministry in The West as we study together and...

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Farewell to Canon Derek Swann

The clergy of TKA with their spouses gathered in Ballina to wish Revd. Canon Derek Swann and his wife Irene a happy and healthful retirement. After an excellent lunch in the Manor Hotel, a presentation was made to Derek by Archdeacon Stephen McWhirter. Bishop Patrick echoed the sentiments of us...

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The Sacred Path

  The Sacred Path Centre for Spirituality “For in each one of us there exists something far greater than ourselves” The pathway, or journey to the sacred within, has existed throughout time. The search for meaning, understanding and connection and a deeper spiritual connection is a life-long journey. As each...

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TKA Representative Canon Installed in St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin

The Revd. Canon Jennifer McWhirter, Priest in Charge of Killala Union of Parishes, was installed to the Prebend of  Kilmactalway in The Nation Cathedral Church of Saint Patrick, Dublin as Representative Canon of the Diocese of Tuam, Killala and Achonry on Sunday 23rd September by the Dean, Very Revd. William...

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Full Address of Bishop Patrick Rooke at TKA Synod 2018

Address by the Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry, the Rt Rev Patrick Rooke, to his Diocesan Synod on Saturday 22nd September 2018. Choices It is again a pleasure to welcome you all to the Annual Meeting of the Tuam, Killala and Achonry Diocesan Synod and my thanks to the...

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