The first reading from Nehemiah presents Ezra, as priest, reading the book of the law to all the men, women and children of Israel. At the end of this reading, Ezra tells the people not to be sad but rather be happy and to celebrate this day greatly. Paul is celebrating the human body and the Body of Christ. If
Farmers Market is on in Malachys Bar Quin 11am-1pm on Sunday 23rd January. There will be fresh fruit, vegetables, cheese, seafood, freshly baked goods, arts & crafts along with live entertainment. Malachys will be serving freshly brewed coffee and crepes.
Jan.18th-25th: As we put a close to the week of Prayer for Christian Unity we reflect on the theme ‘We saw His Star in the East’ .This theme has been prepared by the churches of the Middle East, the history of which was, and still is, characterized by conflict and strife, tainted with blood and darkened by injustice and oppression.
Catholic Schools Week takes place from Jan. 23rd to Jan 30th. The theme this year is, Catholic Schools: Living Life to the Full. Every Catholic school fosters the holistic development of its students, promotes their wellbeing, and encourages them to learn and nurture their talents and skills. Each child has the potential to change the world for the better, making
There will be a meeting this Wednesday evening 26th January at 8pm. All members are encouraged to attend as we review the year’s financial statement and distribute the annual collection envelopes for the parish.
The problem of dog litter is on the increase again, particularly between the playground and the Church. It is your responsibility as a dog owner to clean up after your pet especially on the footpaths where young children and older people are walking regularly. There are small litter bags available in the Post Office and in the shops and cafes.
We are delighted to announce that the Youth Ministry at Knock Shrine will resume school retreats throughout 2022. School retreats are available to both primary and secondary schools and offer students a meaningful, spiritually uplifting day to reflect within themselves and experience quality time with their fellow students. Retreat programmes are flexible and can be tailored to suit your group’s
Our time to reflect, discuss and listen. As part of our Diocesan Participation in the 2023 Synod of Bishops, we will be offering opportunities for discussion and listening in the Spring. Before that happens, you are invited to visit the Diocesan Synodal Pathway Plan on the Killaloe Diocesan website to learn more about the questions Pope Francis is asking us