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Statement from the Summer 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Summer 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this afternoon in Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Bishops offered prayers for those who have died, for the injured as well as for the emergency services who … Continue reading

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Garda Vetting Update – FAQ

What does the law require? From the date of commencement of the legislation on 27 April 2016, it is a criminal offence to allow anyone to engage in work with children or vulnerable adults, without having them vetted first. The … Continue reading

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Easter Pilgrimage to the Holy Land 2018

Pilgrimage from Meath Diocese to the Holy Land Under the leadership of Sr. Consilio Rock and Frs. Gerry McCormack & Dwayne Gavin Easter Monday 16 – Tuesday 24 April 2017   Our 9 day pilgrimage begins in Jerusalem where we … Continue reading

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Sharing the Good News – Issue 42, June 2017

Please see attached Issue 42 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.  News … Continue reading

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Summer 2017 Safeguarding Children Newsletter

The latest Safeguarding Newsletter has been published by the Diocese of Meath. Copies of the Newsletter will be posted to all parishes; it would be very helpful if parishes can let the Diocesan Office know how many copies are needed. … Continue reading

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Parish Resources for World Communications Day – 28 May 2017

World Communications Day was celebrated on Sunday 28 May 2017 – the Solemnity of the Ascension of the Lord – which falls on the Sunday before Pentecost Sunday. Pope Francis has chosen the theme ‘Fear not, for I am with … Continue reading

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His Holiness Pope Tawadros II of Alexandria visits the Diocese of Meath

Today, the Coptic Orthodox Leader, His Holiness Pope Tawadros II, visited the Diocese of Meath.  Please see photograph below for publication purposes.   On behalf of Bishop Michael Smith, Bishop of Meath, Fathers William Coleman and Paul Crosbie were present when His … Continue reading

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GYPROC AND ISOVER IRELAND FUN RUN

Saint-Gobain Gyproc & Isover Ireland are organising the fourth annual Fun Run on Bank Holiday Monday 5th June 2017. This year the two designated charities we are supporting are David Crosby (Cystic Fibrosis Ireland) and Barnardos Ireland (Saint-Gobain nominated charity). … Continue reading

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Exam Prayers

Some prayers for those preparing for exams at this time of year:   Exam Prayer  Lord, I know you are with me and love me. Give me peace of mind as I prepare for this time of study. Help me … Continue reading

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Vocations Sunday – 7th May 2017

The annual Vocations collection will be taken up at all Masses on the weekend of 6/7 May. The 2017 message for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations is entitled, “Led by the Spirit for Mission”. In the message for … Continue reading

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