Today is the solemnity of Pentecost. The fifty days of Easter conclude today with the celebration of the outpouring of the Holy Spirit. Mon 1 June is the memorial of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Mother of the Church. Wed 3 June is the memorial of St Kevin (d. 618 AD), abbot. The monastic settlement of […]
Hard to believe it, but this time 20 years ago, we had already held a huge parish event to celebrate two thousand years of Christianity with our phenomenally successful Millennium Pageant. Yes, that is the only word to describe how a rural parish of 1,600 had one in every three parishioners take to the […]
Today is the solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord. Today is also World Communications Day, and the World Day of Prayer for the Church in China. See the prayer to our Lady of Sheshan below. Tuesday is the memorial of St Philip Neri (1515-95), priest. He founded the priestly Congregation of the Oratory. Anniversaries: […]
Anniversaries: The following will be remembered in our Masses this weekend 16-17 May: Mary and David O’ Donnell, Freighduff and deceased members of the O’ Donnell family; Tommy Wade, Ballyroe House; deceased members of the Burke family, Clareen, and the O’ Dwyer family; Denis and Mary Keane, Tobberadora, and Liam Keane; Christopher Croke, Regaile. […]
We were very disappointed this morning when our networking difficulties resurfaced, and we apologise for the nuisance this caused. Further adjustments will be made to the system. Below is a video of the sermon from the Mass.
Wednesday 13 May is the optional memorial of Our Lady of Fatima. Thursday 14 May is the feast of St Matthias, apostle. He was chosen to witness to the Resurrection of Jesus, as an apostle, following the death of Judas. Anniversaries: The following will be remembered in our Masses this weekend 9-10 May: Andy and […]
Today is the Day of Prayer for Vocations. In every vocation in life there is a call to holiness. The call to priesthood or religious life involves a particular call to witness to the life of God in our world. We remember in prayer today all who have dedicated their lives to following Jesus through […]
Our technical team have made some adjustments, and we have conducted a number of good trial runs since last Sunday. We expect that the Mass will live-stream successfully tomorrow at 11.00 am.