Category Archives: Parish News

THE SEARCH FOR THE QUICKEST QUACKER IN TOWN

The search for the quickest quacker in town Hundreds of Rubber Ducks Race to Benefit Families of the North East Easter Monday last week, the Family Addiction Support Network hosted the second annual Open Garden Day, Car Boot Sale & … Continue reading

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New Parish Safeguarding Team

Our new Parish Safeguarding team members are currently in training and take up their new responsibility after Easter. The new members are Elaine Carolan Fitzsimons, Majella Kelly, Dara Murtagh, Donal Reilly and Gwenneth Byrne who begin a new four year … Continue reading

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Sharing the Good News – Issue 40, April 2017

Please see attached Issue 39 of Sharing the Good News. This newsletter is for the benefit of parishioners to promote Church teaching and the pastoral work of bishops as well as the councils, agencies, offices and initiatives of the Bishops’ Conference.  … Continue reading

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The Big April Ask: Pope Francis wants to know the views of young Catholics

Pope Francis has proposed that next Synod of Bishops will focus on “Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment”. In order to prepare for the Synod of Bishops, a Preparatory Document has been released to assist reflection and discussion. It … Continue reading

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The Parish Mission 2017

 Our Parish Mission 2017 in preparation for the World Meeting of Families 2018 and the proposed pastoral visit of Pope Francis, begins this weekend and continues until Sunday 9th April and will be conducted by The Redemptorist Mission Team … Continue reading

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Sr. Veronica says THANKS

Sr. Veronica of the Divine Mercy Sisters says THANKS for €738 received on her recent visit to Kingscourt for the Divine Mercy Shrine in Poland.

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Helena Connolly

Pictured is Ann Burns with Helena Connolly from The Redemptorist Mission Team who will be on the team during the forthcoming Parish Mission in Kingscourt from 1st – 9th April. All are welcome.

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Sharing the Good News – Issue 39, March 2017

Please see attached Issue 39 of Sharing the Good News. This newsletter is for the benefit of parishioners to promote Church teaching and the pastoral work of bishops as well as the councils, agencies, offices and initiatives of the Bishops’ Conference.  … Continue reading

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Statement of Irish Bishops on Mother and Babies Homes

The appalling story of life, death and adoptions related to Mother and Baby Homes has shocked everyone in Ireland and beyond these shores.  Sadly, we are again being reminded of a time when unmarried mothers were frequently judged and rejected.  … Continue reading

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Text of the presentation to the Citizens’ Assembly by representatives of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

On behalf of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, I wish to thank you for your invitation and may I assure you of our prayers for the ongoing work of the Assembly. May I also say that the Bishops of Ireland … Continue reading

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