The Episcopal Ordination of the Very Reverend Martin Hayes as Bishop of Kilmore will take place on Sunday 20 September 2020 in the Cathedral of SS. Patrick & Felim, Cavan at 3:00p.m.

Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the numbers attending the ceremony will be greatly reduced and will be by invitation only with only his immediate family and a few friends attending.

The ceremony itself will be live-streamed on the internet and may be viewed at

Further information regarding the ordination will be published over the coming weeks.

In the meantime, we continue to pray for Fr. Hayes as he prepares to take up his new ministry as shepherd of God’s flock in the Diocese of Kilmore.