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Season of Creation – Implementing Laudato Si’ on Care for our Common Home in the Diocese of Kilmore

DIOCESE OF KILMORE – LAUDATO SI’ ‘Together as one, we can make a difference’ LAUDATO SI’ ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME “A world of exacerbated consumption is at the same time a world which mistreats life in all its forms”. (LS 230)   Season of Creation – Implementing Laudato Si’ on Care for our...

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Recruitment of Accord Marriage Preparation Programme Facilitators

Accord Catholic Marriage Care Service CLG is currently recruiting volunteers to train as marriage preparation programme facilitators. Accord is seeking registration of interest from those who have a positive attitude towards marriage in the Catholic Church and the enthusiasm to be part of a team supporting couples who are preparing for the Sacrament of Marriage....

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Celebrating the 2021 Season of Creation in the Diocese

2021 marks the 6th anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical on the environment entitled Laudato Si’: On Care for our Common Home. This anniversary was celebrated throughout the world and in Rome in May 2021. This year, as in previous years, the Season of Creation will be celebrated from 1st September to 4th October, the Feast...

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National Heritage Week – History Talk by Mgsr. Liam Kelly

A history talk titled The First President of St Patrick’s College, Cavan – Dr Bernard Finegan (1837-1887) will be given by Msgr Liam Kelly via Zoom on Thursday 19 August at 7.30pm. This is a lecture to mark the 150th  Anniversary of the laying of the foundation stone of the College on 23 May 1871. If...

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Diploma in Pastoral Theology – Drumalis Retreat Centre

Diploma in Pastoral Theology Two-year, part-time course, now enrolling for 2021-2023 intake Drumalis Retreat Centre in Larne, Co. Antrim, in association with the Pontifical University of St. Patrick’s College in Maynooth, invite applications  for this two-year, part-time course which begins in September 2021.  Further information available at http://www.drumalis.co.uk, by emailing maura@drumalis.co.uk or by phoning Drumalis during office...

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Sharing the Good News – July/August 2021 Edition

  The July-August 2021 edition of Sharing the Good News, the monthly magazine of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference for dioceses and parishes, has just been published. The current issue features the following articles on:  Northern Catholic Bishops oppose abortion services Bishop Brendan Leahy’s tribute to Dessie O’Malley RIP Archbishop Michael Neary on the role...

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Recruitment of Youth Ministry Coordinators for the Archdiocese of Armagh

The Archdiocese of Armagh is hoping to appoint two Youth Ministry Coordinators in the coming months. The job description and advertisement may be accessed at the following links: Archdiocese of Armagh Job Advertisement – Youth Ministry Coordinators Youth Ministry Coordinator Job Description 2021

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Celebrating the Year of St. Joseph with Harp, Voice and Strings

  In response to Pope Francis’ announcement of the Year of St. Joseph, a group called Vox Hiberniae have put together a “A Celtic Journey with St. Joseph” contemplating his life with Harp, Voice and Strings.  The group is comprised of musicians that serve as organists, directors of music, cantors and instrumentalists across parishes in...

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Lough Derg Pilgrim Path

The Lough Derg Pilgrim Path on the lough shore is now open daily.  The full route is a 12km loop, with a shorter 8km option, and several information boards highlight features of particular interest.  Leaflets are available at the Visitors Centre .                           ...

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Knock National Novena 2021 Postponed

Parish priest and rector of Knock Shrine, Father Richard Gibbons, has announced that the National Novena to Our Lady of Knock is being postponed until later this year.  The annual novena of prayer and reflection was due to take place next month from the 14 to 22 August. Father Richard said, “we have taken this...

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