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Death of Deacon Damien Kivlehan RIP

Sincere sympathy and condolences are extended to the wife, sons, daughters, mother and extended family of the late Deacon Damian Kivlehan Born 18th June 1953, Sligo. Married 1972 Ordained to the diaconate on 5th October 2014. Assigned to Baileborough deanery 2014. Died 26th January 2016. Reposing at his home on Thursday from 12 noon to...

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SAFETALK TRAINING OPPORTUNITY

SAFETALK TRAINING – Kilmore Diocesan Pastoral Centre – Wednesday 10 February 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...

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Diocesan Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016

There are a limited number of places available for those aged 18-35 on the Diocesan Youth Pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Poland next July.  Fare: €800 approx.  If interested, please contact the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on 049 4375004 as soon as possible, please. Kilmore-WYD-Poster WYD 2016 Application Form WYD 2016 Additional Information

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Diocesan Pilgrimage to Assisi and Rome to mark Year of Mercy

There are still a number of places available on the Diocesan Pilgrimage to Assisi and Rome from 12-17 September 2016 to mark the Year of Mercy. Fare: €799 per person sharing.  If interested, please contact the Diocesan Pastoral Centre on 049 4375004 as soon as possible, please.    Fr. Ultan McGoohan will be the Pilgrimage...

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Vacancy for Diocesan Director of Youth & Young Adult Ministry

The Diocese of Kilmore is looking to employ an enthusiastic and experienced person as Diocesan Director of Youth and Young Adult Ministry.  The post will be full-time and for a two-year contract initially (subject to review thereafter).   Outline of Post: To develop, design, co-ordinate and deliver faith programmes throughout the Diocese of Kilmore which...

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A Seasonal Message for Christmas 2015

It is hard to believe that the end of another year draws near. The Church is in the season of Advent but the commercial world is fully focused on Christmas. Inevitably we too are drawn out of Advent and into the Christmas spirit. Curiously, we expend so much energy in the run-up to Christmas –...

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REFLECTION FOR THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Every year the advertising industry invests billions in getting our attention and they have become expert at it.   One of the things they understand is that we desire constant happiness for ourselves and others.  The effectiveness of the industry, however, is not measured by human happiness or well-being but sales.  Every advert also carries a...

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REFLECTION FOR THE SECOND SUNDAY OF ADVENT

Only in recent times have I succeeded in getting behind John the Baptist’s austerity so as to revere the sacred presence, working in, with and through him.  It is the same sacred presence pervading your life and mine – the sacred presence that seeks everyone’s ultimate fulfilment and that continues to encourage us each time...

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FROM KILMORE TO KRAKOW – Registration now open for participation in Diocesan Youth & Young Adult Pilgrimage to World Youth Day 2016

The Diocese of Kilmore is organising a pilgrimage to World Youth Day in Krakow next July for young people aged 18 to 35.  The cost for the two week pilgrimage is around €800 including travel and accommodation.  Booking forms are available from priests in the parish or from the Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Cullies, Cavan – telephone...

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A PRAYER FOR THE SUCCESS OF THE CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE – PARIS – 2015

O God of love, teach us to care for this world our common home. Inspire government leaders as they gather in Paris to listen to and heed the cry of the earth and the cry of the poor. Let them be united in heart and mind in responding courageously. May they seek the common good...

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