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Annual Mass for the Deceased Bishops, Priests and Deacons of the Diocese of Kilmore

Bishop Martin Hayes will celebrate the Annual Mass for Deceased Bishops, Priests and Deacons of the Diocese of Kilmore at 10:00a.m. on Wednesday 25 November 2020 in the Cathedral of Saint Patrick and Saint Felim, Cavan. Unfortunately, due to the ongoing COVID-19 Level 5 restrictions, it will not be possible for members of the public...

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Week of Witness and Red Wednesday 2020

  Aid to the Church in Need Ireland began the Week of Witness and Red Wednesday as an invitation to Christians in Ireland to stand in solidarity with, and bear witness to the heroic example of, our persecuted brothers and sisters in faith across the world. ACN Ireland has been able to grow its’ mission...

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Pope Francis’ Prayer for Protection from Coronavirus

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World Day of the Poor – Sunday 15 November 2020

World Day of the Poor – Sunday 15 November 2020: The Annual World Day of the Poor was instituted in 2016 by Pope Francis, at the end of the Year of Mercy. It invites Christians to see people who are poor not simply as recipients of charity, but as human beings who we have an...

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Visiting Graves in November during Level 5 Restrictions

  During the month of November, the month of the Holy Souls, visiting graves of loved ones is a permitted exception during Level 5 Lockdown. Visiting the graves of a loved one beyond 5KM of your home is also permitted if you adhere to all other public health guidance. Gathering with people outside your own...

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Keeping Faith, Hope and Love during Level 5 Restrictions

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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 at 3:00p.m. (Irish time) in the Cathedral of St. Joseph in Hartford, Connecticut, USA. The Vatican announced last May that Pope...

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New Resources for the Month of November

  The Northern Pastoral Network (comprising of the Archdiocese of Armagh and the Dioceses of Clogher, Derry, Down & Connor, Dromore, Kilmore and Raphoe) has prepared a simple resource for prayer at home during the month of November which can be accessed at the following link: november-a-month-to-remember-npn The short booklet highlights the month of November...

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Bishop Hayes reflects on Living with COVID-19

Reflecting on living with COVID-19.   Our reality now. These are difficult times as we move to living with COVID-19 by way of necessary public health guidelines.  We are called to respond, once again, to stem the increasing number of positive cases in our communities.  Individuals and communities have made, and will continue to make,...

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Modifications to November Indulgences for 2020 –

  Modifications to November Indulgences for 2020 – The Office of the Apostolic Penitentiary in Rome has announced modifications to the Plenary Indulgence for the deceased during the month of November. Many of the Church’s pastors have requested an adaptation to the requirements to obtain the Plenary Indulgence for the deceased in the month of...

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