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Episcopal Ordination Arrangements

The Episcopal Ordination of the Very Reverend Martin Hayes as Bishop of Kilmore will take place on Sunday 20 September 2020 in the Cathedral of SS. Patrick & Felim, Cavan at 3:00p.m. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, the numbers attending the ceremony will be greatly reduced and will be by invitation only. Further details on...

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Sacrament of Confirmation Resources (3)

Come Holy Spirit (3/3) – Preparing for Confirmation In this final episode, Eleanor and Johanna look at choosing Confirmation names and sponsors and the Confirmation ceremony itself This series was produced for the Catechetics Council of the Irish Bishops Conference by iCatholic. Download Come_Holy_Spirit_Worksheet_3

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Mary’s Meals “Step by Step to Feed the Next Child” Sponsored Walk 2020

Mary’s Meals “Step by Step to Feed the Next Child” Sponsored walk is taking place between 7-15 August. It starts in six different locations throughout Ireland and finishes in Knock on 15th August. The walk will pass through Kilmore Diocese as follows: Sat 8th Aug Castleblayney – Ballybay (8:30-12) and Ballybay- Cootehill (1-4:30), Sun 9th Aug Cootehill to Cavan (8:30-4) and Mon...

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BEATIFICATION OF FATHER MICHAEL McGIVNEY – AN AMERICAN PRIEST WITH KILMORE CONNECTIONS

BEATIFICATION OF FATHER MICHAEL McGIVNEY – AN AMERICAN PRIEST WITH KILMORE CONNECTIONS:  Father Michael McGivney, the founder of the Knights of Columbus, will be beatified during a special Mass on Saturday 31 October 2020 in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. The Vatican announced last May that Pope Francis had signed the...

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Sacrament of Confirmation Resources (2)

SACRAMENT OF CONFIRMATION RESOURCES (2) – Sixth Class pupils throughout the country, who were preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation earlier in the Year have been disappointed that confirmation ceremonies have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Preparations, which were hitherto completed in school, will now be undertaken by parish communities. To assist parishes...

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Sacrament of Confirmation Resources (1):

Sacrament of Confirmation Resources (1): Sixth Class pupils throughout the country, who were preparing to receive the Sacrament of Confirmation earlier in the Year have been disappointed that confirmation ceremonies have been cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Preparations, which were hitherto completed in school, will now be undertaken by parish communities. To assist parishes in...

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RESOURCES FOR THE SEASON OF CREATION 2020

RESOURCES FOR THE SEASON OF CREATION 2020 –   The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has published resources for the Season of Creation 2020 on its’ home page www.catholicbishops.ie.   These can be accessed by using the following link: https://www.catholicbishops.ie/2020/07/15/season-of-creation-2020/   This year’s resource pack includes podcasts, liturgical resources, a leaflet, prayers and reflections, recommended reading and information...

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A Message of Thanks from our Bishop-Elect, Fr. Martin Hayes

A Message of Thanks from our Bishop-Elect, Fr. Martin Hayes – Thanks to all who organised and participated in the Mass led by His Excellency, Archbishop Okolo, the Papal Nuncio for the Feast of SS Peter & Paul on Monday, 29th June last at which I was announced as your new Bishop of Kilmore.  My...

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Diocese of Limerick welcomes the appointment of Father Martin Hayes as Bishop of Kilmore 

Diocese of Limerick welcomes the appointment of Father Martin Hayes as Bishop of Kilmore                                                   The Diocese of Limerick offers its warmest congratulations to Father Martin Hayes on his nomination as Bishop of Kilmore....

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Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes the appointment of Father Martin Hayes as the new Bishop of Kilmore

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes the appointment of Father Martin Hayes as the new Bishop of Kilmore Archbishop Eamon Martin has welcomed today’s appointment by the Holy Father Pope Francis of Father Martin Hayes as the new Bishop of Kilmore. Archbishop Martin said, “I warmly welcome the appointment today by Pope Francis of Father Martin Hayes...

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