Category Archives: Ahiohill Church

One parish for 160 years

The year 1858 was a milestone year for this faith community. It was the first year that the area now known as Enniskeane and Desertserges was joined as one parish with one parish priest. In that year, Fr Domhnal Ó … Continue reading

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Fr Maurice Roche PP (Ahiohill Church founder)

When Maynooth College opened its door to student priests in 1795, Maurice Roche and John Allen were the first Cork students to enrol in the Maynooth, Co. Kildare, college. They were ordained priests of Cork diocese in 1800. Maurice Roche’s … Continue reading

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Remember and revere

The Bible tells us that its “a holy and wholesome thought” to pray for the dead. It’s also an important part of our Christian and Irish tradition that we honour and respect the burial places of people who have died. … Continue reading

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Holy Week Ceremonies timetable (2017)

You are most welcome to join in prayer for any or all of the Holy Week ceremonies. Click the link below to see the timetable in full. 2017 Holy Week Times

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Ahiohill Grotto blessing on Aug 14th

Work on the graveyard extension at Ahiohill is nearing completion. The extension provides new and extra space for burials in the cemetery in the grounds of the Church of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The new Grotto to … Continue reading

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