Monthly Archives: March 2017

Parish Bulletin for 19th March 2017

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Saint Patrick’s Day

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Kingscourt marked the annual Saint Patrick’s Day with great music, dance, reflection and a wonderful parade with people travelling from all over to attend. Thanks to Marie and Paddy McGahan who cultivated the shamrock and presented it to the parish. … Continue reading

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Greetings from Zimbabwe

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Just a few photos from the faithful and I. This is a mass centre attached to the parish which I visit every month. It is 70kms from the parish in a rural area called Matopos. There is no church there. … Continue reading

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Kingscourt Parish supporting Trocaire 2017

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Kingscourt parish was delighted to welcome Kizito Mutahi and Declan Dixon from Trocaire who spoke at the parish Masses this past weekend. They thanked the people of the parish for their generous support of Trocaire in previous years. They spoke … Continue reading

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David Crosby

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Congrats to David and all involved in the 5km and 10km fundraising run/walk this past weekend. David is marking his first anniversary as a recipient of a double lung transplant at The Mater Hospital. We look forward to welcoming David … Continue reading

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Sharing the Good News – Issue 39, March 2017

Please see attached Issue 39 of Sharing the Good News. This newsletter is for the benefit of parishioners to promote Church teaching and the pastoral work of bishops as well as the councils, agencies, offices and initiatives of the Bishops’ Conference.  … Continue reading

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Parish Bulletin for 12th March 2017

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Statement of Irish Bishops on Mother and Babies Homes

The appalling story of life, death and adoptions related to Mother and Baby Homes has shocked everyone in Ireland and beyond these shores.  Sadly, we are again being reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were frequently judged and rejected.  … Continue reading

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Text of the presentation to the Citizens’ Assembly by representatives of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

On behalf of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, I wish to thank you for your invitation and may I assure you of our prayers for the ongoing work of the Assembly. May I also say that the Bishops of Ireland … Continue reading

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Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary for the First Sunday of Lent

I was greatly shocked, as we all were, to learn of the extent of the numbers of children buried in the graveyard at the Mother and Baby Home in Tuam – Archbishop Michael Neary   Each year, on the First … Continue reading

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