Bishop Fintan Monahan
On 29 July 2016 Pope Francis appointed Fr Fintan Monahan as Bishop of Killaloe. His ordination to the episcopate took place in the Cathedral of Ss Peter and Paul in Ennis on Sunday 25 September 2016.
The bishop was born in Tullamore on 23 January 1967. From 1980–1996 his family lived in Carraroe, County Galway where his father was principal at Scoil Chuimsitheach Chiaráin, An Cheathrú Rua. In 1996 the family moved to Galway city, the original home of his mother.
Primary education was in Tullamore and secondary education in Carraroe, before studying for the priesthood for the Archdiocese of Tuam in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth in 1984. In 1987 he completed a B.Sc. at NUI Maynooth, a BD in 1990, an STL in Biblical Theology in 1992 and a H. Dip. in Education at NUI Galway in 1993.
He was ordained on 16 June 1991 by Archbishop Joseph Cassidy. While studying for the H. Dip. in Education in Galway he was a curate in Connemara from 1992–1993. Until 2006 he taught Science, Irish and Religion at Saint Jarlath’s College in Tuam, while coaching basketball and hurling.
From 2006 he was chaplain to Saint Jarlath’s College and diocesan secretary. He also worked in communications, vocations promotion and became editor of the Tuam diocesan magazine, New Dawn. In recent years he joined the Communications Council of the Irish Episcopal Conference.
In 2019 he published a book on John Henry Newman and in 2020 also published a new book on Thomas Merton, both published by Veritas.
Bishop Monahan is a frequent contributor to various social media platforms like YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn with various spiritual and inspirational inputs.
Cathedral Of Saints Peter And Paul, Ennis, County Clare
This virtual Rosary Thursday will make use of Zoom technology. It will open at 17.40 hours, the prayers begin at 18.00 hours, concluding at 18.30 hours.
The following time zones will assist your time of prayer.
USA/CANADA – Eastern Time: 12.00
USA/CANADA – Central Time: 11.00
CENTRAL EUROPEAN Time: 18.00
USA/CANADA – Mountain Time: 10.00
SOUTH AFRICA: – 18.00
UK/IRELAND: – 17.00
This virtual Rosary Thursday will include a welcome and introduction to our 28 July 2022 Rosary Thursday Prayer time led by, Bishop Fintan Monahan.
Prayer leaders will pray the Luminous Mysteries in the following order, with special guided meditations for each decade by.Bishop Fintan Monahan.
- First Luminous Mystery –The Baptism of the Lord in the Jordan – to be prayed by Bishop Fintan Monahan
- Second Luminous Mystery – Wedding Feast of Cana – to be prayed by Richard and Molly Jesse friends of Worldpriest Vermont USA
- Third Luminous Mystery – Proclamation of the Kingdom – to be prayed by A Worldpriest Representative or friend
- Fourth Luminous Mystery – The Transfiguration of Our Lord – to be prayed Niall Kennedy KCSG Chairman of Worldpriest
- Fifth Luminous Mystery – The Institution of the Eucharist – to be prayed Marion Mulhall Founder Worldpriest Global Apostolate
Final rosary prayers with a special blessing by Bishop Fintan Monahan to all prayer participants.
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