Notices

QUEEN OF HEAVEN (said instead of Angelus in Eastertide)

V/ O Queen of Heaven, rejoice. Alleluia. R/ For He, whom you were privileged to bear. Alleluia. V/ Has risen as He said. Alleluia. R/ Pray for us to God. Alleluia. V/ Rejoice and be glad, O Virgin Mary. Alleluia. R/ For the Lord is truly risen, Alleluia. Let us pray: O God, who by…


POPE FRANCIS “URBI ET ORBI” TO THE CITY AND THE WORLD , EASTER MESSAGE

Amid the many hardships we are enduring, let us never forget that we have been healed by the wounds of Christ (cf. 1 Pet2:24). In the light of…


Evenings of Prayer in the Church

We will have Rosary and Benediction Monday, Tuesday and Thursday , this week and Mass on Friday evening at 7.30 p.m.

On Wednesday Evening  at 7.30 p.m. we will have Lectio Divina, (Praying with God’s Word) when we will reflect on the Gospel for next Sunday’s Mass . The Reading is John 10:11-18  The Readings…


Stations of the Cross written by children for Pope Francis 2021

Introduction to the Stations of the Cross written by children for Pope Francis to be celebrated for the Church around the world. Full stations available here http://www.vatican.va/news_services/liturgy/2021/documents/ns_lit_doc_20210402_via-crucis-meditazioni_en.html

 

Dear Jesus,

You know that we children also have crosses to carry. Crosses that are no lighter or heavier than those of adults, but are still…


CARDINAL TAGLE LENTEN TALK FOR TROCAIRE VIDEO

Cardinal Tagle is from the Philippines, and works in the Vatican. He is a very vibrant speaker, and I am sure you will enjoy his talk.


Bishops’ statement on the Covid-19 restrictions in Republic of Ireland 09. MAR, 2021

On 19 February the four Catholic Archbishops had a meeting with Taoiseach Micheál Martin to continue the dialogue about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the lives of people in our Church. At that meeting the Archbishops affirmed the Church’s commitment to the protection of life, health and the promotion of the Common Good. …


Dying with Dignity – A Submission to the Oireachtas Committee from the Bishops

Key Points

  • The submission is rooted in our conviction that we have a moral responsibility to care for our “neighbour” according to the Gospel image of the Good Samaritan.
  • Within existing law and medical practice, good palliative care, by upholding absolute respect for human life and, at the same time, acknowledging human mortality, offers…

FOOD FOR PRAYER – READ AND CHAT WITH YOUR FRIENDS

Jesus Christ – the incarnate love of God

Jesus Christ, it is God himself who goes in search of the “stray sheep”, a suffering and lost humanity. When Jesus speaks in his parables of the shepherd who goes…

PRAYING WITH SCRIPTURE

2 CORINTHIANS 5:17-20

So whoever is in Christ is a new creation: the old things have passed away; behold, new things have come. 18 [l]And all this is from God, who has reconciled us to himself through Christ and given us…