We saw We saw
The word The word
Prepare Prepare
The sight The sight
Rejoice Rejoice
The Shepherds The Shepherds
Gloria Gloria
His face shone like His face shone like
He who humbles himself He who humbles himself
The way you think is not God's way The way you think is not God's way
Truly you are the son of God Truly you are the son of God
Come away to a lonely place Come away to a lonely place
He who comes to me He who comes to me
Rest for a while Rest for a while
You are Peter You are Peter
Who is my neighbour Who is my neighbour
Go out to the whole world Go out to the whole world
Receive the Holy Spirit Receive the Holy Spirit
The Lord is my shepherd The Lord is my shepherd
Peace be with you Peace be with you
Breaking of Bread Breaking of Bread
Love one another Love one another
do this do this

Welcome To Templeorum Parish Co. Kilkenny

Welcome to Templeorum Parish situated in the heartland of south Kilkenny, Diocese of Ossory.

We extend a warm céad míle fáilte to all our parishoners who attend our three churches at Templeorum, Piltown and Owning. We hope you will find Templeorum Parish warm welcoming parish.

In particular we extend an open invitation to all our new parishoners and especially the youth of our parish.

Mass Times

Church of the Assumption, Piltown

Saturday (Vigil) 6:00pm
Wednesday - Friday 10:00am

Church of the Assumption, Templeorum

Every second Sunday 10:00 am

Church of the Assumption, Owning

Every second Sunday 10:00 am


Cillian Kirwan (Molloy) RIP

February 23, 2024

The death has occurred of Cillian Kirwan/Molloy Late of Templeorum, Piltown, Co. Kilkenny, died 20th February 2024 following an accident.

Predeceased by his grand parents, deeply regretted by his heart broken mother Sinead and sister Aíne, grand father Seamus, Aunts, Uncles, cousins, relatives and many friends.


New Rector for Fiddown Union

February 9, 2024

The Reverand Christine O’Dowd-Smyth has been appointed as the new Rectory of the Church of Ireland Fiddown Union of Parishes.

Rev. Christine will be based in Piltown. Originally from County Mayo she has been Curate in the Waterford Group of Parishes for the past couple of years. Before that she lectured in SETU after returning…

Child Safeguarding Contact Information

February 9, 2024

If you have a child or vulnerable adult safeguarding concern or wish to raise a matter from the past you may contact:

Ms Ailish Higgins                             Mr Cathal Cullen/Ms Rose Brophy

Director of Safeguarding                    Deputy Designated Liaison Person(s)

Designated Liaison Person     or        Phone: 056-7752448/087-3314330

Phone: 085-8021633                          Email: ddlp@ossory.ie

Email: ddlp@ossory.ie

Towards Healing is a counselling and…

KEEP PILTOWN TIDY – Date for your Diary

February 2, 2024

Bernadette Moloney from Kilkenny Co. Council will meet members of Keep Piltown Tidy on Wednesday 21st February in the Community Centre at 9:45am. Bernadette will outline the Piltown Diversity plan at this meeting. It is proposed to take a walk around the village to visit some of the areas earmarked. Everyone is welcome to come…

Piltown, Owning, Templeorum Community Alert (POTCA)

February 2, 2024

It is now 14 years in operation after its revival in 2013.

A lot has been achieved and more needs to be completed. Our next project is to complete the installation of 3 cameras at the Garda Barracks, adjacent to the playground. This has been planned but shortage of money is holding the completion. Thanks to…

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