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A REFLECTION FOR PALM SUNDAY

A Reflection for Palm Sunday: During the liturgy on Palm Sunday, we will pray Psalm 118 together, accompanied by its joyful  refrain  “O give thanks to the Lord, for he is good; his steadfast love endures forever!”  Has the Church got it wrong, inviting us to pray such a lovely sentiment before we recall the days...

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THE BIG APRIL ASK – NATIONAL YOUTH SURVEY IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT SYNOD OF BISHOPS IN 2018 ON “YOUNG PEOPLE: THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT”

THE BIG APRIL ASK – NATIONAL YOUTH SURVEY IN ADVANCE OF THE NEXT SYNOD OF BISHOPS IN 2018 ON “YOUNG PEOPLE: THE FAITH AND VOCATIONAL DISCERNMENT”:  Pope Francis has proposed that next Synod of Bishops will focus on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”. In order to prepare for the Synod of Bishops, a...

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Prayer for Those Abused by Members of the Church – Cavan – Good Friday 2017

Prayer for Those Abused by Members of the Church – Cavan – Good Friday 2017 Following the request of Pope Francis to the Irish bishops to hold a day of prayer for people who have been abused by members of the Church, we in the Diocese of Kilmore are organising a prayer service dedicated to...

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A REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT

A REFLECTION FOR THE FIFTH SUNDAY OF LENT: Jesus said in great distress, with a sigh that came straight from the heart, ‘Where have you put him?’  They said, ‘Lord come and see.’  A death in a family  or close-knit community always brings a time of  grief and  transition.  While most of us deeply appreciate...

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THE PERMANENT DIACONATE IN THE DIOCESE OF KILMORE

THE PERMANENT DIACONATE IN THE DIOCESE OF KILMORE:  A programme for the training of men for the Permanent Diaconate will begin in St. Angela’s College in Sligo next October. The Diocese of Kilmore hopes to send candidates for training. If there are any men between the ages of 35 and 55 who feel that they...

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Evening of Lenten Prayer & Reflection

Evening of Lenten Prayer & Reflection There will be an Evening of Lenten Prayer and Reflection in St. Mary’s Church, Glenfarne (near the Rainbow Ballroom) on Tuesday 4 April 2017 at 7:00p.m. led by Fr. Ultan McGoohan, Diocesan Director of Pastoral Services. All welcome.

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A Prayer for Mother’s Day

A Prayer for Mother’s Day: God with a mother’s heart, You gather us as your children. You comfort and hold us in your warm embrace. When we hurt, your arms enfold us. When we are afraid, your wings protect us. When we are hungry, you feed us with the bread of life. God with a...

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Catholic Grandparents Association Retreat 2017

Catholic Grandparents Association 1st Annual Retreat/Conference ​ 26th & 27th April 2017​       THEME – Helping our Children and Grandchildren to know, love and serve God in these highly secularised times Venue – Dominican Retreat Centre, Tallaght Village  Dublin 24 Day only and overnight ​attendance ​options available  Inspiring talks, lively discussion  ​ ​ – Speakers including...

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Earth Hour 2017

  EARTH HOUR 2017 Earth Hour will be marked around the world on Saturday 25 March. In Ireland, it will be observed from 8.30pm – 9.30pm. Earth Hour is all about inspiring people to take better care of the planet and in practical terms if means making the effort to turn off lights/power for one...

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A Reflection for the Fourth Sunday of Lent

In this Sunday’s Gospel,  Jesus reveals to a man born blind both the gift of sight and the light of faith which brings salvation.  Furthermore John, great dramatist that he is, presents the story in the light of a great irony, i.e. that those who consider themselves to be living in the light of faith...

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