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.
The Diocese of Ossory
is comprised of mainly of Kilkenny, portions of County Laois and Offaly.
It has an area of 1972 square kilometres. It has 42 parishes.
The Parish of Templeorum refers to the three districts of Templeorum, Owning and Piltown. seventeen districts or townlands which comprise the Catholic Parish of Templeorum.
Templeorum: Ballynametagh: Ballypatrick: Brownmountain: Corbally: Jamestown: Mullinbeg: Oldcourt: Raheen: Tinnakilly:Ballygowan: Tobernabrone: Dowling: Ashdown: Harristown: Kilmogue: Miltown: Garrygaug.
Owning: Owning,Kilmanahan, Garryduff, Currghmore, Beatin, Castletown, Bawngarriv, Garrynarea, Craigue, Ballynacronny,Fanningstown.
Piltown: Piltown, Fiddown, Curloughan, Tybroughney, Ardclone, Kildalton, Belline and Rodgerstown, Brenar, Banagher, Gortrush, Tobernabrone, Ballyglassoon, Sandpits.
Civil parishes are eccelestiastical administrative boundaries drawn up in the 12th century as part of general church reform.
The Parish is administered by the Parish Priest duly appointed by the Bishop of Ossory.