Category Archives: Parish News

Pope Francis in Ireland on RTÉ

Pope Francis in Ireland on RTÉ Live coverage, programming, analysis and discussion across television, radio and online     RTÉ will broadcast live coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland throughout Saturday 25th and Sunday 26th August, across RTÉ One, … Continue reading

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Kingscourt Parish 2018

Our Parish pilgrimage Trip 2018 is to the Marian shrine of Loreto ,in association with MAP Travel, on the Italian Adriatic staying at Pesaro. A number of pilgrims gathered at a pre departure meeting in recent days. In addition to … Continue reading

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Pass it On!

A limited number of the Pass it On books are available from The Parish Repository in Kingscourt. The book is a collection of the prayers, poems and inspirational thoughts of the Grandparents of Kingscourt for their grandchildren and another generation. … Continue reading

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Cast of thousands to lead global celebration of families in Croke Park

·      WMOF2018 Festival of Families to feature The Riverdance Troupe, Nathan Carter, Dana Masters, Daniel O’Donnell, Celine Byrne, The Begley Family, Holy Family Deaf Choir & Deaftones, and Patrick Bergin ·      Five families to share their stories with Pope Francis … Continue reading

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Help Lines

These Help lines might be a support to you or a loved one in times of difficulty or crises. Please do not carry your load alone.

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Statement of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

“Comments by Minister Josepha Madigan yesterday arising from a situation that arose in the Parish of Mount Merrion at the weekend have caused parishioners in Mount Merrion and further afield considerable distress. Many have contacted my offices to express their … Continue reading

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Appointment of Canon Thomas Deenihan as Bishop

Address by Bishop Michael Smith Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar Monday 18 June 2018   I warmly welcome today’s appointment by the Holy Father Pope Francis of Canon Thomas Deenihan of the Diocese of Cork & Ross as the … Continue reading

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

The Summer 2018 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in the Columba Centre, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues discussed by the bishops at their meeting: World Meeting of Families in Ireland, 21 … Continue reading

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Highlights from the Pastoral Programme for the 9th World Meeting of Families in Dublin from 21 to 24 August 2018

Highlights from the Pastoral Programme for the 9th World Meeting of Families in Dublin from 21 to 24 August 2018  Of the 200 announced speakers, 91 are lay women, 65 are lay men and 44 are Clergy/Religious. The largest group … Continue reading

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Visit of Pope Francis to Ireland in August

The Vatican on June 11, 2018, released the program for the Holy Fathers’ August 25-26, 2018, Apostolic Visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families. Here is the full Vatican-provided program: ROME-DUBLIN   8:15 Departure by air from Rome-Fiumicino … Continue reading

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