Carlow Friary

Founded in 1978, the Friary contributes much to the life and spirit of Carlow. Carlow can certainly be said to be a ‘Franciscan Town’ with both the Poor Clare Nuns and The Capuchin Friars in situ.

Services:

Masses
Monday to Saturday inclusive: 1.00pm
Sunday – closed
Holy days – closed

Sacrament of Reconciliation/Forgiveness
From 12.00 to 12.45 pm and
From 4.00 to 5.30 pm.

Eucharistic Adoration
all day

Secular Franciscans meetings
Last Thursday of each month at 7.30 pm

Padre Pio Group
Last Tuesday of each month at 7.30 pm

Capuchin Friary

43 Dublin Street
Carlow
Tel no – 0599142543

News And Events, Carlow Friary

Sunday Reflection – 1st Sunday in Advent
Saturday, 26 November 2022
Advent is the season of Hope Dark November will soon be past, and in the Church’s calendar, today is the First Sunday of Advent, the beginning of the new liturgical...
Sunday Reflection : Therapy of Divine Love
Saturday, 12 November 2022
Therapy of Divine Love Purgation is a process of purification.  Purgatory is not specifically mentioned in the bible but the doctrine of purgatory is a beautiful development which holds in...
Sunday Reflection – How the Saints put flesh on Theology
Saturday, 05 November 2022
  Normally, our weekly reflection is based on the Gospel of Sunday, but this week we will concentrate on November which commenced last Tuesday, the Feast of All Saints. In...
Sunday Reflection – Humble prayer will pierce the clouds
Saturday, 22 October 2022
Humble Prayer will pierce the clouds The parable of the Pharisee and the tax collector (Luke 18:9-14) was addressed to people who prided themselves on being virtuous and despised everyone...
Pray continually and never loose heart
Saturday, 15 October 2022
Pray continually and never lose heart The message of today’s Gospel (Luke 18: 1-8) is clearly expressed in the opening line. Pray continually and never lose heart.  We are prepared...
Sunday Reflection – Gratitude is the heart of Prayer
Saturday, 08 October 2022
Gratitude is the heart of prayer Luke, more than the other writers, is the evangelist of prayer. This Sunday’s Gospel (Luke 17:11-19), the story of the healing of ten lepers,...
Gospel Reflection – The Unadorned Table
Saturday, 01 October 2022
  The Unadorned Table There are ten meals in Luke’s Gospel and each one is not only a table of food but also a table of the word … just...
Sunday Reflection – Dives & Lazarus
Saturday, 24 September 2022
Dives and Lazarus Luke, more than the other evangelists, portrays Jesus as being on the side of the poor.  In last Sunday’s Gospel, Jesus referred to money as tainted with...
One is important to God – A Sunday Gospel Reflection
Saturday, 10 September 2022
  One is important to God While the First Reading and Responsorial Psalm are chosen to connect with the Gospel of the Day, it occasionally happens that the Second Reading...
Gospel Reflection – 23rd Sunday in Ordinary Time – The Cost of Discipleship
Saturday, 03 September 2022
The Cost of Discipleship Great crowds accompanied Jesus on his way and he turned and spoke to them. “If anyone comes to me without hating his father, mother, wife, children,...
Funeral arrangements for Brother Edwin Flynn OFM Cap
Monday, 29 August 2022
Brother Edwin's funeral Mass takes place in Holy Trinity Church, Cork on Tuesday 30 August 2022 at 11am.  The Mass will be live-streamed on: https://www.memoriallane.ie/livestream/
Gospel Reflection – The Art of Listening to God
Sunday, 17 July 2022
  The art of listening to God Saint Luke seems to have been fascinated by food!  Even the Risen Lord asked the stunned disciples, “have you anything here to eat?”...