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Scoil San Isadóir, Boherlahan: 50th anniversary in 2021.

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Scoil San Isadóir, Boherlahan, will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in 2021. We hope to publish a book of the school’s history to date. Now is an ideal time to begin this endeavour. So with that in mind, the school has set up an email; stisidores50@gmail.com, so that people can submit any pictures, stories or […]

Prayer Services on the Death of a Family Member.

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During this time of pandemic the Christian community cannot physically unite in prayer. However, be assured that the Church and her members continue to pray for the dead and those who mourn them. These short prayer services are offered to families for use on the death of a family member.    Click on the links: […]

Archbishop’s Pastoral Statement, 28 March 2020.

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                                                                   Dear Father and Parish Personnel, I would like to begin this statement by thanking all those who are involved in the life […]

Boherlahan and Dualla: the Parish at Prayer.

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  Copies of a leaflet titled ‘Prayers in Times of Insecurity and Anxiety,’ and for use during the Covid-19 crisis, are available in each church. Other prayer options are available as well on the website The churches in Boherlahan and Dualla will remain open for private prayer each day, and the Blessed Sacrament will be […]

Covid-19 Corona Virus: A Message from the Archbishop of Cashel and Emly.

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On Wednesday March 25, Archbishop Kieran O’ Reilly, following consultation with the Catholic bishops of Munster, issued to priests an updated statement on our response to the Covid-19 crisis. The full text of the statement follows. ‘I hope you are well and coping with the new and most unusual situation that we now find ourselves […]

Prayer in This Time of Crisis.

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Almighty and all-merciful God, lover of the human race, healer of all our wounds, in whom there is no shadow of death, save us in this time of crisis; grant wisdom and courage to our leaders; watch over all medical personnel as they tend the sick and work for a cure; stir in us a […]

Covid-19 Corona Virus: A Message from the Priests of the Parish.

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We are living through a time of unprecedented crisis for our country and world. Although the challenges are very great, and may be even more acute in the weeks ahead, there are very encouraging signs that people are responding well to the advice the Irish Government and health professionals are giving. As priests of the […]

A statement from the Bishops of the Cashel Province: Extracts.

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  We want to acknowledge the generous spirit of social responsibility shown by so many with all the sacrifice that it entails for individuals, families, business, parish communities and the wider society. We have heard from many they are very grateful that churches have remained open. Indeed, priests have told us of a constant presence […]

A Coronavirus Prayer.

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Jesus Christ, you travelled through towns and villages “curing every disease and illness.” At your command, the sick were made well. Come to our aid now, in the midst of the global spread of the coronavirus, that we may experience your healing love. Heal those who are sick with the virus. May they regain their […]

Community Survey for Proposed Redevelopment of Boherlahan Parish Hall.

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A community survey will be held between the 14th and 22nd March to establish the Boherlahan Dualla community requirements for a potential redevelopment of Boherlahan Hall. The findings of the survey will be used to develop initial plans for a new Community Hall in Boherlahan village. Further consultation meetings will be held to obtain final […]

Advisory Note 14 March 2020 for parishioners of Boherlahan and Dualla.

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The churches of the parish will remain open by day throughout the Covid-19 outbreak The Blessed Sacrament will continue to be reserved in the tabernacles Parishioners should feel free to go to either church for private prayer e.g. the rosary, stations of the cross, or other devotions If you enter a church and other people […]

Public Celebration of Masses Suspended.

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The public celebration of Mass in the Archdiocese of Cashel and Emly (with the exception of Funeral Mass and the Celebration of Marriage complying with the maximum attendance of 100) is suspended until and including Sunday 29th March, with immediate effect. We are trying to let as many people as possible know before the weekend, […]

Daily Mass Online at 11.00am.

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Mass is being streamed from Thurles at 11.00am each day. Please pass on this information to your neighbours, family and friends.   Click on this link and play “thurlesparishlive”: http://thurlesparish.ie

Prayers for our Protection.

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The Irish Catholic Bishops have encouraged all to pray for those affected by the Coronavirus.  Placing all our trust in the Lord, and asking Our Lady to intercede for us, they invite everyone to pray these prayers:   Extract from Saint Patrick’s Breastplate Christ with me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ in me, […]

Mislaid Property.

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A medal on a chain was found last week at Ardmayle cemetery. Please enquire at the sacristy in Boherlahan church. 

Lenten Pastoral Letter.

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Archbishop Kieran O’ Reilly has written a short letter on the call to prayer this Lent. It encourages us all to observe Lent in the traditional ways, and especially through participating in the scripture sharing that is underway in many parishes, including Boherlahan and Dualla. Please take one of the free copies of the Pastoral […]

Listening Process: Gathering of Parishes.

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On last Wednesday evening the priests and people of our Deanery who have been involved in the Listening Process gathered  in Holycross Community Hall. The purpose of the meeting was to present a Vision Statement guiding the future of the Archdiocese in the years ahead. We also heard proposals on how to renew and enliven […]

Lenten Scripture Sharing.

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Boherlahan/Dualla Lenten Scripture Sharing: We had a lovely sharing of scripture and prayer last Tuesday night. Sincere thanks to all who attended.    Hearing, Happening, Hoping: In light of public health authority advice to curtail the gathering of groups arising from Covid-19 (the Coronavirus) you are invited to reflect upon the Gospels of Sundays of […]

Novena of Prayers in Honour of St Patrick.

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As St Patrick’s Day approaches: A novena of prayers in honour of our national patron will be celebrated at the end of each Mass in the parish beginning on Monday 9 March and concluding on the holyday. The novena prayer leaflet will be available in the porch as you enter for each Mass. ‘We pray […]

Sign of Peace at Mass during the Corona Virus Outbreak.

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Offering the sign of peace may take different forms; (1) you may bow to the person nearest to you. (2) You might just give them a smile. (3) A wave of your hand. Other possible forms e.g. a handshake or an embrace will remain suspended during the corona virus outbreak.

Living Lent More Fully.

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Lent calls us to almsgiving, fasting and prayer. We express almsgiving in our support for Trócaire and other organizations that help the poor. Fasting is lived out on Ash Wednesday and on Good Friday. Abstinence on Fridays during Lent (and throughout the whole year) gives us an ideal opportunity to deny ourselves in order to […]

Glenstal Abbey Lenten Talks.

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At Glenstal Abbey, the Lenten talks begin this Sunday, March 1st, at 4.30 pm and continue on every Sunday until Palm Sunday. The information is available on the Abbey Website. Everyone is welcome. https://glenstalcom.finalsite.com/abbey/hospitality/calendar-clone/sundays-of-lent-series

Boherlahan Dualla Community Games: Winter Events 2020.

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Boherlahan Dualla Community games have begun 2020 with great enthusiasm and performance by our young participants. The County Indoor soccer finals were held on 8th February in the Ursuline Sports hall in Thurles. We had three teams competing – U13 boys trained by Brian Heffernan, Geraldine Graham and Ger Kennedy, U13 Girls trained by Brian […]