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Statement of the Summer 2019 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Summer 2019 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 during their meeting: Christian response to religious intolerance, racism and … Continue reading

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Ten principles offered to guide the presence of believers on the Digital Highways

Saint Patrick College, Maynooth Ten principles offered to guide the presence of believers on the “digital highways” – Archbishop Eamon Martin The screen time facility on my mobile phone and tablet offers me a detailed analysis of the time I’ve … Continue reading

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Go Fund Quinn!

On February 10, 2019 Quinn turned 3, February 11, 2019 he was taken to Children’s Hospital Boston for an MRI where a mass was discovered on his brain stem. February 12, 2019 surgery was done to remove a large portion … Continue reading

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2019 Ecumenical Service on the Day of Pentecost

2019 Ecumenical Service on the Day of Pentecost to be held in Magheracloone, Co Monaghan.   On the afternoon of Sunday, 9th June 2019 at 3pm, the Feast of Pentecost, the annual ecumenical service that has customarily been led by … Continue reading

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Marriage

Article 41.3.1 of the Constitution of Ireland proclaims that ‘the State pledges itself to guard with special care the institution of Marriage, on which the Family is founded, and to protect it from attack.’ Stable marriages and relationships contribute significantly … Continue reading

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Meath Diocesan Changes 2019

Clerical Changes 2019 Bishop Tom Deenihan has announced the following list of Diocesan Changes which become effective on Monday 17th June. Fr. Joe Gallagher, PP Tullamore to be Vicar General in addition to Fr. Declan Hurley, Navan.   Fr. Derek … Continue reading

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Prayer for Vocations Sunday

O Jesus, send labourers into your fields which are awaiting holy apostles, saintly priests, heroic missionaries and dedicated sisters and brothers. Enkindle in the hearts of men and women the spark of a vocation. Grant that Christian families may desire … Continue reading

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Homily of Bishop Dermot Farrell at the State Commemoration Ceremonies

Homily of Bishop Dermot Farrell at the State Commemoration Ceremonies Church of the Sacred Heart, Arbour Hill   The seeds of democracy – freedom, vision, ideals and hope – sown at a foundational moment in the history of the Irish … Continue reading

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May Rosary at The Fatima Grotto

As is tradition in our parish we gather on each of the Monday’s during the month of May at The beautiful Fatima Grotto to recite the Rosary at 7.00p.m. All families and individuals are cordially invited to keep this wonderful … Continue reading

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The Patrick Pollen Window

Brigid Pollen, daughter of the late Patrick, who executed our wonderful abstract stained glass of the Eucharist has made contact with the parish from her home in New York. She and a panel of others are currently compiling a list … Continue reading

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