Bishop Leo shares a reflection on the recent Ad Limina visit to Rome
The Irish Bishops made their five-yearly visit to Rome in the last two weeks of January. The visit is a clear expression of the link between the local Church – the diocese – and the universal Church, between the Bishops of Ireland and Pope Francis, the successor of St Peter. At the Threshold of...
Knock Pilgrimage to New York 2017
Knock Pilgrimage to New York The year 2017 will be a remarkable year for the people of Knock and the Irish diaspora in New York as plans are underway at Knock Shrine to lead a group out from Ireland West Airport to New York next May. For the last two years, Knock Shrine and Ireland...
UNDERSTANDING THE EUCHARIST BETTER
Fr. Eamonn Bredin will facilitate an eleven-week course on the Eucharist in the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan beginning next Thursday evening, 26 January 2017, at 7:30p.m. The course will include a celebration of the traditional Passover Seder Meal. Cost: €5 per night. All welcome.
A Reflection for Christmas – Fr. Ultan McGoohan
Recently, my little niece shared with me all the things she loves about Christmas – the trees, the presents, the decorations, the sheer excitement – and she finished her ode to the season, by exclaiming, “Oh, the joy of Christmas!”. The joy of Christmas indeed. The well-worn story of the birth of the Son of...
Christmas 2016 & New Year 2017 Holiday Arrangements
The Diocesan Pastoral Centre will be closed for the Christmas & New Year holidays from 12:30p.m. on Wednesday 21 December 2016 and will re-open on Monday 9 January 2017 at 9:00a.m. Everyone working in the Centre wish you, your loved ones, colleagues and friends a truly blessed Christmas and a happy New Year.
SAFETALK TRAINING – Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – Wednesday 7 December 2016 from 9:30a.m. to 1:00p.m. SAFETALK is a half day training programme that prepares participants to identify persons with thoughts of suicide and connect them to suicide first aid resources. These specific skills are called suicide alertness and are taught with the expectation that...
Annual Mass for Deceased Bishops and Priests of the Diocese of Kilmore
Bishop Leo O’Reilly will be the principal celebrant of the Annual Mass for the Deceased Bishops and Priests of the Diocese of Kilmore on Wednesday 16 November 2016 at 5:00p.m. in the Chapel of the Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan. Refreshments served afterwards. All welcome.
Conclusion of the Jubilee Year of Mercy in the Diocese of Kilmore
The conclusion of the Jubilee Year of Mercy will be celebrated by Pope Francis with a special Mass of Thanksgiving in St. Peter’s Basilica on the Solemnity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, King of the Universe, Sunday 20 November 2016. The end of the Jubilee Year of Mercy will be marked in dioceses throughout the world...
November Series of Talks on Bereavement and Loss – Night 2 – Wednesday 9 November 2016
Next Wednesday evening, 9 November 2016, Bairbre Cahill, columnist with The Irish Catholic and author of the acclaimed book “Living with Grief – Walking the Spiral”, will be the guest speaker at 7:30p.m. in our series of talks for November on the theme of bereavement and loss. €5 subscription would be appreciated. Refreshments served afterwards. All welcome.
Apostolic Nuncio visits Diocesan Pastoral Centre to present Pope John Paul II Awards
The Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland, Most Reverend Charles J. Brown, visited the Diocesan Pastoral Centre in Cavan recently to present young people from the Diocese of Kilmore with their Pope John Paul II Awards at a special ceremony at which the Bishop of Kilmore, Most Reverend Leo O’Reilly, presided. 14 people from across the...