Comprising of All Saints Mullingar - Killucan - Kilbixy & Almoritia
St Etchens Church Killucan Bicentenary Celebrations
St Etchen's Church - Killucan
The Monastic site founded by St. Etchen, Bishop of Clonfad in the 6th century A.D. is where
the present Church of St. Etchen built in the year 1813 now stands.
Mullingar Union of Parishes celebrated the 200th Anniversary of the building of
St Etchen's Church, Killucan, Co. Westmeath in 2013.
INVITATION - We invited anyone who had a connection in any way with the church to join us
for the celebrations. We had a great response.
Programme of Events 2013
Sunday, 10th February - 11.30am Morning Service Launched the Celebrations.
Ruth Illingworth (Local Historian)spoke on the history of the church.
Friday, 17th May - the Bi-Centenary Songs of Praise in the church at 8 p.m
Saturday, 18th May - the Family and Children Fun Day from 12.00 noon - 2.00 p.m. on
Saturday 18th at the Parish Hall was filled with fun and celebrations.
Sunday, 19th May - the Bi-Centenary Thanksgiving Service at 11.30 a.m., with the special
preacher Archdeacon Andrew Pike- Canada
This was followed by Parish lunch at 2pm in the Bloomfield House Hotel which was enjoyed
by all who attended.
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