Category Archives: Parish News

Kingscourt Church Stained Glass

Thanks to JV Voda who recently visited our Church to photograph our world famous Evie Hone windows. In addition he also photographed the window by Patrick Pollen which is above the Sacred Heart Altar. Mr. Pollen travelled to Ireland after … Continue reading

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Statement of the Winter 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

The Winter 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this evening in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.  Please see below issues that were discussed during the bishops’ meeting:   Homelessness and the housing crisis Bishops express (i) gratitude … Continue reading

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Ramblings

A book entitled Ramblings has just been published by the late and great Joe McCarthy, who was so much part of Kingscourt community life and the Kingscourt Stars GAA. He is fondly remembered each day for his immense contribution to … Continue reading

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Sharing the Good News – Issue 44 November 2017

International conference in Maynooth on priestly formation From 17—19 November, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, hosted an international conference on the theme of ‘Models of Priestly Formation: Assessing the Past, Reflecting on the Present and Imagining the Future’. Speakers at the … Continue reading

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Parish Pilgrimage to Italy – September 2018

Italy’s Undiscovered Jewel – Le Marche Based in Pesaro Sunday 2 – Sunday 9 September 2018   Le Marche  stretches for 150 km along the Adriatic coast with hilltop towns to rival those of Tuscany and Umbria.  Our base for … Continue reading

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Message of Pope Francis for the first World Day of the Poor

Message of Pope Francis for the first World Day of the Poor   Explanation of logo   Pope Francis has designated that the first World Day of the Poor to take place this Sunday, 19 November 2017. The below image … Continue reading

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Failte Pope Francis

You may have noticed that The Irish Catholic is running a Fáilte Pope Francis! competition for primary schools to celebrate Ireland hosting the World Meeting of Families next year. We are asking children to write a short letter of welcome … Continue reading

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Pro Life Campaign Update

Commenting on the Oireachtas Committee considering the 8th Amendment Dr. Cullen said ‘It is extraordinary how little time has been devoted to what legalised abortion has led to in other countries. When proposing changes to the law, particularly changes as … Continue reading

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November 2017 Newsletter – World Meeting of Families 2018

Welcome to our November Newsletter for World Meeting of Families 2018. We are delighted to bring you our news and tell you how preparations are going for next August’s event. We have registrations coming in daily, both to attend the … Continue reading

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Christmas Cards 2017

Our Parish Christmas Cards with a very seasonal picture of Kingscourt Church are now available exclusively from the Parish Repository after all weekend Masses. Seven for €5.

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