Kylemore Abbey

Please visit Kylemore Abbey in Co. Galway.  Kylemore Abbey is the oldest of the Irish Benedictine Abbeys. The community of nuns, who have resided here since 1920, have a long history stretching back almost three hundred and forty years.

Kylemore Abbey

There is a live video stream below to the Benedictine Nuns at their Church in Kylemore Abbey where you can join them in celebrating Holy Mass. The nuns gather in the Church daily. Hymns are sung beautifully by the sisters during the liturgy .


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Kylemore Abbey is currently developing a purpose-built monastery, there is an option to make a voluntary donation to the costs if you wish to do so.


Contemplative Prayer (Lectio Divina)

  • Listen to a Sacred reading and reflect on its meaning  (lectio)
  • Meditate in silence using a method from the Christian tradition  (meditatio)
  • Listen or recite the Lord’s Prayer in your chosen language (oratio)


Rosary Reflection

  • Listen to a Rosary Reflection,  a prayer where one reflects on the important events in the life of Jesus and his Mother Mary. Select One for the relevant day:

     Joyful Mysteries(Mon&Sat)         Sorrowful Mysteries(Tues&Fri)

    Glorious Mysteries(Wed&Sun)          Luminous Mysteries(Thurs)