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Vacancy for Diocesan Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

The Diocese of Kilmore is looking to employ an enthusiastic and experienced person as Diocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.  The post will be full-time and for a two-year contract initially (subject to review thereafter).   Outline of Post: To develop, design, co-ordinate and deliver faith programmes throughout the Diocese of Kilmore which...

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A Seasonal Message for Christmas 2015

It is hard to believe that the end of another year draws near. The Church is in the season of Advent but the commercial world is fully focused on Christmas. Inevitably we too are drawn out of Advent and into the Christmas spirit. Curiously, we expend so much energy in the run-up to Christmas –...

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REFLECTION FOR THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Every year the advertising industry invests billions in getting our attention and they have become expert at it.   One of the things they understand is that we desire constant happiness for ourselves and others.  The effectiveness of the industry, however, is not measured by human happiness or well-being but sales.  Every advert also carries a...

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REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Only in recent times have I succeeded in getting behind John the Baptist’s austerity so as to revere the sacred presence, working in, with and through him.  It is the same sacred presence pervading your life and mine – the sacred presence that seeks everyone’s ultimate fulfilment and that continues to encourage us each time...

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FROM KILMORE TO KRAKOW – Registration now open for participation in Diocesan Youth & Young Adult Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016

The Diocese of Kilmore is organising a pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Krakow next July for young people aged 18 to 35.  The cost for the two week pilgrimage is around €800 including travel and accommodation.  Booking forms are available from priests in the parish or from the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan – telephone...

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A PRAYER FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE – PARIS – 2015

O God of love, teach us to care for this world our common home. Inspire government leaders as they gather in Paris to listen to and heed the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. Let them be united in heart and mind in responding courageously. May they seek the common good...

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REFLECTION FOR FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Many of us know some degree of woundedness and easily empathise with persons and communities adversely affected by very traumatic experiences.   Our natural tendency is to be sympathetic to all who encounter a seismic shaking of the powers of heaven in their lives.  When something of this magnitude happens, be it though abuse, war, death,...

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Publication of Glad Tidings 6

Work has begun on the publication of the next edition of Glad Tidings which will be circulated to parishes during December. If your parish, school, or organisation would like to have news and/or photos included, please contact the Centre on 049 4375004 or email seancoll001@gmail.com

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ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training)

ASIST (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) – A limited number of places are available for this training course which is aimed at professionals and individuals who are working in an area where they are likely to come into contact with someone who is at risk of suicide.  This free two-day course will take place in...

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FROM KILMORE TO KRAKOW – BE PART OF IT: Registration is now open for Diocesan Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016

The Diocese of Kilmore is organising a pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Krakow next July for young people aged 18 to 35.  The cost for the two week pilgrimage is around €800 including travel and accommodation.  Booking forms are available from priests in the parish or from the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan – telephone...

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