This is a special year of prayer for vocations to the Diocesan Priesthood. With three young men recently starting discerning their vocation for service in our Diocese, we pray for them and for others to follow their example.
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Lord, I really want to do something worthwhile with my life. I look around me at the world in which I live. I see so much that is good, but I see too, people who are lonely and in great need. In my heart I hear your call inviting me to share your love with others. Give me courage, make
Triduum in Honour of St. Padre Pio takes place in the Friary from Thursday 21st to Saturday 23rd September – the feast of St Padre Pio at 7.30pm.Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly , Fr Liam McCarthy OFM, Fr Martin Shanahan and Bishop Fintan will lead the days of prayer.
From 1st September to the 4th October , the feast of St Francis, we observe the Season of Creation in which we are called to pray for the Care of Creation. We unite in prayer and action to protect and preserve our beautiful planet. While prayer is a powerful and essential aspect of our devotion, it must also inspire us
Both the Diocesan and Franciscan pilgrimages to Lourdes are now fully booked
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There is an old saying that “the falling drops will at least wear the stone”. Yes, perseverance is a much lauded quality. It is seen by many as an essential ingredient for success. The woman in today’s gospel certainly possesses it. She is a pagan whom Jesus seems to ignore. But she doesn’t give up. She needs healing for her
Catholic Marriage Encounter is a Weekend experience for any Sacramentally married couple. Every relationship is a journey, and the grind of everyday life can cause you to lose touch with your spouse. This is a space for you and your spouse to pause, reflect, and reconnect privately. Our next Marriage Enrichment Weekend is Friday 3rd to Sunday 5th November 2023