Category Archives: Parish News

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

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on The Interview with God

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

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Bringing Holy Week Home 2020

Holy Week in Kingscourt Parish 2020

ALL OF OUR CEREMONIES AND SERVICES ARE BROADCAST LIVE ON WWW.KINGSCOURTPARISH.IE/WEBCAM AND ON FACEBOOK. Palm Sunday: Vigil Mass at 6p.m. Mass on Sunday at 11.00a.m. Palms will be a TUESDAY AND WEDNESDAY EVENINGS: Our parish will lead a Holy Hour … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Holy Week in Kingscourt Parish 2020

John Paul II: A Saint to Pray to In ‘These Difficult Times’

On the eve of the 15th anniversary of Saint John Paul II’s death (April 2, 2005), Pope Francis said: “In these difficult times that we are living, I encourage you to trust in Divine Mercy and in Saint John Paul … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on John Paul II: A Saint to Pray to In ‘These Difficult Times’

Guidelines on Funerals in The Diocese of Meath

Following guidelines issued from the Government on March 31st 2020, Bishop Tom has directed their implementation with immediate effect in the Diocese of Meath. These guidelines state that immediate family members can still attend  funerals services of loved ones, including … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Guidelines on Funerals in The Diocese of Meath

Kingscourt Parish Call to Prayer

Our parish is inviting all our parishioners to participate in “The Kingscourt Parish Call to Prayer”. You are cordially invited to send your Prayer Requests to info@kingscourtparish.ie or text 083 8287147. These Prayer Requests will be placed at the Altar … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Kingscourt Parish Call to Prayer

LOCKDOWN….a thought

*L.O.C.K.D.O.W.N* is a time to *L*-isten to God’s voice and reflect. *O*-bey His word and His teachings. *C*-all on Jesus name and be calmed. *K*-now what is the purpose of all this. *D*-well in His presence. Do not panic. *O*-ffer … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on LOCKDOWN….a thought

Pastoral Letter by Bishop Dermot Farrell – former Parish Priest of Dunboyne

‘Apart But Not Alone: Hope and Strength in a Time of Crisis and Fear’  “To pray is to love. When we pray together – as couples, as families, as communities  … our prayer is also our response to God’s promptings, … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Pastoral Letter by Bishop Dermot Farrell – former Parish Priest of Dunboyne

Church Leaders in Ireland Encourage Community and Call for Prayer

Church of Ireland, Methodist Church in Ireland, Roman Catholic Church, Presbyterian Church in Ireland and Irish Council of Churches In a joint statement March 27, 2020, following a video conference, the leaders of the Church of Ireland, Methodist Church in … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Church Leaders in Ireland Encourage Community and Call for Prayer

Pope’s Urbi et Orbi Blessing in Light of Coronavirus

‘Why are you afraid? Have you no faith?’ Pope Francis on March 27, 2020, asked of the world the question Jesus asked of the apostles who cowered in fear in a storm-seized boat on the Sea of Galilee: “Why are … Continue reading

Posted in Parish News | Comments Off on Pope’s Urbi et Orbi Blessing in Light of Coronavirus