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First Holy Communion

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Congratulations to all the children of our parish who receive their First Holy Communion this year.  Boys and girls of Little Flower school, Ballytarsna, celebrated theirs this weekend (Saturday 14).  The children of Scoil San Isadóir, Boherlahan, will celebrate their First Holy Communion on next Saturday morning (21 May) in Immaculate Conception church, Boherlahan at […]

Third Collection

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The Third Collection was taken up last weekend. It traditionally was the Sacristan and Church Maintenance Collection. It is a reminder to us all to appreciate our churches and our freedom to worship and also the work of our sacristans. Sincere thanks to all who contributed. 

English Language Learning for Refugees

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The Third Age charity’s ‘Failte Isteach’ service is now available in most counties across the State in order to facilitate, in an informal setting, improved English language skills for refugees.  This service is free and run by local volunteers.  In order to locate the nearest English language class in your location, please see https://www.thirdageireland.ie/failte-isteach/locations

Ukraine Appeal: sincere thanks to all

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The Irish Bishops say sincere thanks to all who contributed so generously. Nationally, this collection has raised to date over €3.25 million. The war in Ukraine, and the terrible suffering which has resulted, has seen a tremendous outpouring of compassion and generosity from our parish communities. Your contributions will bring much-needed relief to those in […]

“Seeds of Hope” was launched last weekend

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Sincere thanks to the helpers who have distributed “Seeds of Hope” to most of the homes of the parish. It is a pastoral plan to be worked on by the parishes in the years ahead. In the booklet there are many good suggestions to help parishes in nurturing the faith we have received. We officially […]

Parish Pastoral Team

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Sincere thanks to the helpers who have distributed Seeds of Hope to most of the homes of the parish. It is a pastoral plan to be worked on by the parishes in the years ahead. In the booklet there are many good suggestions to help parishes in nurturing the faith we have received. Next weekend […]

Scoil San Isadóir Book Launch: Thanks & Sales

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On behalf of the Editorial committee of our recent publication From Nodstown to St Isidore’s I want to thank you sincerely for your support and generosity last Sunday and for turning out in such large numbers. We hope you enjoy the book and the sharing of happy memories from your schooldays. Books may be purchased […]

Easter Wishes

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We wish all our parishioners a happy, peaceful and joyful Easter. This feast, Christ’s once-for-all victory over sin and death is the source of all our hope. May this hope sustain all our daily efforts to bring hope to our families and the parish community, especially where it is most needed as we continue to […]

“From Nodstown To St Isidore’s”: Photos from the Launch

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“From Nodstown To St Isidore’s”, marking the 50th Anniversary of the present school in Boherlahan village, was officially unveiled in the Church of The Immaculate Conception last Sunday. Dr Marie Flynn, who taught in the school from 1992 to 1996, launched the book with a comprehensive address. The large crowd who attended the event were […]

Good Friday Table Quiz: postponed

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Annual Good Friday Community Table Quiz: The organisers have reluctantly taken the decision to postpone this year’s event.  Two factors have contributed to this decision: Covid-19 is still ever present in our community and there is no suitable public venue available in the parish this Good Friday. If a venue becomes available in the coming […]

Parish Pastoral Team

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The Parish Pastoral Team are planning the distribution of the document Seeds of Hope in the coming weeks. We are busy organising our first function for the last week of April 2022. The theme of the celebration will be New Life, New Hope, New Sharing. 

Mothers’ Day (Sunday 27 March)

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Every blessing and good wish to all mothers of the parish. There is but one and only one,Whose love will fail you never.One who lives from sun to sun,With constant fond endeavour. There is but one and only oneOn earth there is no other.In heaven a noble work was doneWhen God gave us a Mother. […]