Category Archives: Parish News

‘Cherish every life’ – Bishop Donal’s address to Public Meeting in Buncrana – Sunday April 8th 2018

It is good to see so many people here this evening. Thank you for coming. The numbers involved in our conversations demonstrate just how close this issue is to many people’s hearts. As the local bishop, I have been asked … Continue reading

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‘Supporting a Culture of Life’ – pastoral message by Bishop Denis Nulty

On 25 May, a referendum will be held on the question of removing the right to life of the unborn child from the Constitution of Ireland. I want to explain in these short words why I will be voting No. … Continue reading

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Prayer for the Child in the Womb

Lord Jesus, you are the source and lover of life. Reawaken in us respect for every human life. Help us to see in each child the marvellous work of our Creator. Open our hearts to welcome every child as a … Continue reading

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Newsletter from the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland

This is the link to the newsletter Safeguarding Children Newsletter March 2018 This first Newsletter of 2018 will provide information on requirements of Children First; Updates to Safeguarding Children 2016 Guidance; Review methodology; celebrets; Review of NCMC; Training and the practice … Continue reading

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Choose Life – Issue Eleven

Please see beneath Issue Eleven of our double-sided newsletter Choose Life 2018.  Choose Life 2018 promotes the Church’s position on unborn human life and encourages family discussion on this important subject. Choose Life 2018 – Issue 11

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Prayer for Fine Weather

Heavenly Father, you have created all things and we depend upon your loving goodness. You have given us the earth to care for and provide our food. We humbly ask you to give fine weather for our hardworking farming families … Continue reading

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Archbishops’ Statement on marking 20th Anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement

The Archbishops of Armagh, Archbishop Eamon Martin and Church of Ireland Archbishop Richard Clarke, on April 9, 2018, issued a statement marking 20th Anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement, April 10, 2018.this significant anniversary saying, “We thank … Continue reading

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Choose Life – Issue Ten

Please see beneath Issue Ten of our double-sided newsletter Choose Life 2018.  Choose Life 2018 promotes the Church’s position on unborn human life and encourages family discussion on this important subject. Choose Life 2018 -Issue 10

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Family Petitions for Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

The 17th annual pilgrimage to the Holy Land from Meath Diocese in association with MAP Travel departs on April 16th. Families wishing to have a Family petition placed at The Western Wall are asked to leave them at Kingscourt Parish … Continue reading

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Easter Greetings from Fr. Fernando

Greetings from Zimbabwe Fr. Gerry and beloved parishioners. May I take this opportunity to wish you all a Happy Easter. May the Risen Lord be the source of your strength and joy. Remain blessed. Sincerely, Fernando Ncube

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