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Advent in Our Parish

8th/9th December: Giving Sunday in our parish. All families are invited to bring an article of non perishable goods in support of the annual St. Vincent de Paul Christmas Hamper Appeal. Saint Vincent de Paul collection takes place this weekend. … Continue reading

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How parishes can turn ‘Christmas Catholics’ into regular Massgoers

No one wants to be the innkeeper in a Christmas pageant. You know the one, the door-slamming landlord who turned away Joseph and Mary before they became the Holy Family. Any other role is better that that one. Even wearing … Continue reading

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Statement of the Winter 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Winter 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below topics which were discussed by the bishops during their meeting this week: Abortion cannot be supported Ireland and … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage from Meath Diocese to the Holy Land

Pilgrimage from Meath Diocese to the Holy Land Led by Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath Pilgrimage Directors: Sr. Consilio Rock & Fr. Gerry McCormack Monday 4 – Tuesday 12 November 2019   Our 9 day pilgrimage begins in Bethlehem … Continue reading

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Gala Christmas Concert by Candlelight

Our Gala Christmas Concert by candlelight takes place on Friday 7th December at 8.oop.m. in The Church of the Immaculate Conception, Kingscourt. It is directed by Parish Musical director and features choirs from Kingscourt, Muff, Corlea, Kilbeg, Kilmainhamwood, Tierworker and … Continue reading

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Parish Pilgrimage 2019 in the Footsteps of Saint Paul in Malta

Retracing the Footsteps of St. Paul in Malta Based in St Julian’s Sunday 15 – Sunday 22 September 2019   Malta, perched in the Mediterranean Sea just south of Sicily has a rich history and a turbulent past. Its Megalithic … Continue reading

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Retreat for Young Adults

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Bishops’ statement: Abortion Referral – An Affront to Conscience

Please see below a statement issued on behalf of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference: The Oireachtas has begun to debate a bill which proposes to make abortion widely available in Ireland within the coming months.  The Health (Regulation of Termination … Continue reading

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Statement of the Autumn 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Autumn 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this afternoon in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below topics discussed by the bishops at their meeting:   Prayers for those killed and injured … Continue reading

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‘A Room at the Inn?’ – Bishops’ pastoral letter on housing and homelessness

On the first day of the Autumn 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, a press conference was held in the Columba Centre of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, to launch a pastoral letter on housing and homelessness, A … Continue reading

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