Notices

DAY FOR LIFE 2021

Message of the Irish Catholic Bishops for the Day for Life – 3 rd Oct. 2021
The fragility of life and the reality of death have been brought into sharp focus
during the Covid-19 pandemic. In Ireland alone, more than 8,000 people have
died with Covid-19. Each of these lives is precious…


SAYING THE FAMILY ROSARY IN OCTOBER

In his biography of Pope Francis, Austen Ivreigh recounts then Cardinal Bergoglio’s experience of praying with Saint John Paul:

“One afternoon I went to pray the Holy Rosary that the Holy Father was leading. He was in front of us on his knees. With the Holy Father’s back to me, I entered into prayer. In…


BEST WISHES TO YOUNG PEOPLE MAKING A NEW START

You might like this prayer. It gets over the point that God has a plan for your life even if you do not see it clearly now.

St. John Henry Newman’s Prayer.

God has created me to do Him some definite service. He has committed some work to me which He has not…


CHARITY SHOP

Parish Charity Shop  New Clothing going on display this week. Change of Season ! There is a wide selection of men’s clothing.  If you are bringing items to the shop we would like small items of furniture, as there is a great demand  from people who are setting up their homes or apartments. …


Return to Mass: New Times for Masses and Confessions

New Times for Masses and Confessions

Due to the relaxation of Government restrictions we will have some changes to Mass times and to seating in the Church.  The new regulation is that the Church can be half full . To facilitate this we will take down the tapes on seats and people can  choose their…


Pope Francis call for Prayer in Afghanistan

After the Angelus the Holy Father last Sunday Pope Francis called on us to Pray and Fast and do Penance for peace. 

“Dear brothers and sisters, with great concern I am following the situation in Afghanistan, and I take part in the suffering of those who are grieving for the persons who lost their…


Pope Francis Encourages Vaccines

Pope Francis encourages us to take vaccines.

In a brotherly spirit, I join in this message of hope for a brighter future.   Thanks to God and to the work of many, we now have vaccines to protect us from COVID-19. They grant us the hope of ending the pandemic, but only if they are available…


Communions and Confirmations

Confirmation will be celebrated on 16th September at 6 p.m. in Kilbeggan.                                                                                     First Communion…


CONGRATULATIONS

Thanks to all who have been so generous in supporting the Renovation Fund. Our debt is now down to €99,000 . This is an amazing response. The Envelope Collections, the funds from the Parish Charity Shop, the reclaims on tax,  generous gifts, concerts, raffles, and other events, have all played a part in reducing the…


POPE FRANCIS SPEAKS TO YOUTH : 3 GREAT TRUTHS WE NEED TO HEAR

Full Text “Christ is Alive” Pope Francis

CHAPTER FOUR

A great message for all young people

111. Putting all else aside, I now wish to speak to young people about what is essential, the one thing we should never keep quiet about. It is a message containing three great truths…