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Prayer for Priests during Holy Week

Cardinal Nichols: #PrayForPriests During Holy Week ‘We’re asking priests to renew their promises’ Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop of Westminster, is encouraging Catholics to pray for our priests through Holy Week – particularly on Maundy Thursday when we recall the Last … Continue reading

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Sacramental Dates 2020

The many plans of many people at this time continue in flux and change. The proposed dates for the celebration of the sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation in our parish, planned for May 2020, are now currently suspended. … Continue reading

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Supporting Parents and Families through the Days and Weeks Ahead

The Genesis Programme have published a very useful guide for parents, guardians and families. ‘Supporting Parents and Families through the Days and Week’s Ahead’ is full of useful tips, strategies, ideas and links to support parents and in turn to … Continue reading

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Our Holy Hour of Hope

We began our Holy Hour of Hope on Monday night from 7.30p.m. – 8.30p.m. It will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday at the same time Thank you to all who joined via parish webcam and Facebook live. Thanks to all … Continue reading

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The Chinese Regime and its moral culpability to the global contagion – COVID

The Chinese Regime and its moral culpability to the global contagion – COVID Statement By Cardinal Charles Bo – Archbishop of Yangon Myanmar Last Friday Pope Francis stood facing an empty St. Peter’s Square, speaking to millions around the world … Continue reading

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Irish Red Cross and Action Age Hardship Fund

Age Action and the Irish Red Cross discretionary Hardship fund April 2020. CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF APPLICATIONS: 31/08/2020 This scheme is designed to provide relief to older people and vulnerable people from the hardships they experience due to the … Continue reading

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The Interview with God

I dreamed I had an interview with God. ‘So you would like to interview me’ God asked. ‘If you have the time’, I said. God smiled.  ‘My time is eternity’. ‘What questions do you have in mind for me?’ ‘What … Continue reading

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Bringing Holy Week Home 2020

Bringing Holy Week Home: a Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday Companion 2020 This year we make our journey of Holy Week in a way like never before. As a Christian community we cannot gather. However, we can continue to keep … Continue reading

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Triduum of Prayer & Candle of Hope

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On Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 7.30p.m. – 8.30p.m., please join us for a Triduum of Prayer broadcast on our webcam www.kingscourtparish.ie/webcam and on Facebook live. We encourage every family in our parish to light their Candle of Hope … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday 2020

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We begin our Holy Week ceremonies on Palm Sunday. It will be celebrated differently this year without the presence of parishioners. We cordially invite you to join us on this Saturday at 6p.m. or on Sunday at 11.00a.m. on webcam … Continue reading

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