Esker has been a monastic site since the sixteenth century. It was first inhabited by the Dominicans, who escaped from the Abbey in Athenry during a time of persecution. They left here in the eighteen sixties, and it became for some time the diocesan seminary for Clonfert diocese. We Redemptorists came here in 1901, and since then we have served not only the people of the locality, but also through our missions and novenas, the whole of the west of Ireland. Because of this long history and tradition Esker is a special place; people constantly comment on the aura they sense here, the feeling of peace and tranquillity.

Mass times in the Redemptorist Church

Sundays:
8.00am and 11.00am

Weekdays:
8.00am and 10.00am

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LOOKING AHEAD IN 2014: EVENTS IN ESKER.

2014 IN ESKER,- SOME HIGHLIGHTS:

Cemetery Sunday is on August 31st, 2014.

St. Gerard’s Triduum  is on Oct. 13th to 15th, 2014.

The Healing Mission is from December 8th to 12th.

SOME EVENTS ON THE ESKER BROCHURE FOR 2014.

August 29-31, 2014: Recovery Weekend: Facilitator: Bishop Brendan Comiskey.

Recovery Weekend, facilitated by Bishop Brendan Comiskey.

Dates: August 29th-31st., 2014.

Venue: Esker, Athenry, County Galway.

Times: Friday, arriving between 6 and 7pm, departure Sunday after lunch. Residential and Non-Residential.

Facilitator: Bishop Brendan Comiskey, an addiction counsellor, has wide experience…

Pre-Marriage Courses in Esker. Next Weekend: September 26th-28th, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A wedding for a day, a marriage is for every day!’

Read what Pope Francis said to Married Couples on April 6th, 2014: click here.

The next  Pre-Marriage Course, or Marriage