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Coronavirus, Church and You – Online Survey:

Coronavirus, Church and You – Online Survey: A research team at Dublin City University’s Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education (Director, Dr. Gareth Byrne; post-doctoral researcher Dr. Bernadette Sweetman) has an important online survey recently made available. The Covid-19 pandemic has obviously had a profound effect on Church. As we pass the most severe period...

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UPDATE (25 May 2020): LIVE-STREAMING OF LITURGIES & OTHER SERVICES IN CHURCHES THROUGHOUT THE DIOCESE OF KILMORE 

UPDATE (25 May 2020): LIVE-STREAMING OF LITURGIES & OTHER SERVICES IN CHURCHES THROUGHOUT THE DIOCESE OF KILMORE  The following parishes in the Diocese of Kilmore are currently providing live-streams of liturgies and other services over the internet helping those confined to home or care facilities, and those living away from home, to keep in touch...

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Sharing the Wisdom of Time:

Sharing the Wisdom of Time: In the book Sharing the Wisdom of Time Pope Francis has asked young and old to join forces to make the world a better place. Pope Francis views elders as reservoirs of wisdom and historical memory and believes their insights will offer future generations much-needed understanding and direction. More than 250 people were interviewed for...

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Cancellation of Croagh Patrick Reek Sunday Pilgrimage 2020 –

Statement of Archbishop Michael Neary on the cancellation of the Reek Sunday pilgrimage 2020: The National Pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday is an important annual occasion for many people, and it has a long and distinguished history.  Climbing Ireland’s Holy Mountain provides an opportunity for pilgrims to pray both in petition and in thanksgiving, to participate at Mass and to celebrate the Sacrament of Penance at...

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New date for the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest announced:

New date for the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest announced: Upon the proposal of Cardinal Péter Erdő, Primate of Hungary, the Holy See has approved the new date of the previously postponed 52th International Eucharistic Congress. The Catholic World Event, hosted by Budapest, Hungary is to be held 5-12 September 2021

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Diocesan Lourdes Mass 2020

Diocesan Lourdes Mass 2020 As a Diocese we are unable to go on our pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. So on Saturday 30 May 2020, Monsignor Liam Kelly (our Diocesan Administrator and Pilgrimage Leader) and Fr Tom Mannion (Pilgrimage Director) will celebrate Mass in the Cathedral of Saints Patrick & Felim, Cavan, at 6:30p.m. This...

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MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS for the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees – 27 September 2020

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS for the 106th World Day of Migrants and Refugees 27 September 2020 Like Jesus Christ, forced to flee. Welcoming, protecting, promoting and integrating internally displaced persons. At the beginning of this year, in my Address to the members of the Diplomatic Corps accredited to the Holy See, I pointed...

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Mental Health and Parenting Supports during Covid-19 Lockdown

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Direction for Our Times Backpack Programme Online

The Backpack Program:    Several Online Backpack Courses are beginning in the coming weeks. There will be online Zoom courses available for various age groups; teenagers, young adults and adults, including an Adult Faith Formation Course. Get in touch for more details: 083 487 7325 / contact@thebackpack.life  Visit: www.thebackpack.life to register your interest.   

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Irish Chaplaincy offers contact service for anyone in Ireland with concerns about vulnerable older family or friends isolated in London

Irish Chaplaincy offers contact service for anyone in Ireland with concerns about vulnerable older family or friends isolated in London: The Irish Chaplaincy in London is a registered charity which provides an outreach service to three main groups: elderly Irish people (the Seniors’ Project); prisoners and to Travellers.  At this challenging time caused by COVID-19 social...

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