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Hosanna in the highest!

Palm Sunday

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Christ is alive – Pope Francis

  “Christ is alive! He is our hope, and in a wonderful way he brings youth to our world.  The very first words, then, that I would like to say to every young Christian are these: Christ is alive and he wants you to be alive!”. Thus begins the post-synodal Apostolic Exhortation, Christus vivit (Christ...

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Celebrate St. Patrick

Wishing you a Blessed St. Patrick’s Day! St. Patrick According to Patrician scholar, Máire B. de Paor, the evidence of St Patrick’s Confession favours Silva Focluti, the Wood of Fochaill, on the western shore of Killala Bay, as the location of the six years Patrick spent in captivity in Ireland. If that’s the case then...

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Placing Hope in Faith – Launch of Stage Two

See Press Release here.

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4 Week Course in Pastoral Leadership at Newman

This course will be delivered by Ms. Jane Ferguson, Psychotherapist and Lecturer in Pastoral Ministry and Liturgy

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Taster in Theology Lectures at Newman

This four week course will be delivered at the Newman Institute, Ballina, by Professor Salvador Ryan.

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  The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes place from 18-25 January 2019 on the theme ‘Justice and justice only you shall pursue’.  Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick and co-chair of the Irish Inter-Church Meeting, offers a brief introduction to this year’s Christian Unity Week in this short video.  A number of events...

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Christmas Message from Bishop Fleming

My friends, At the end of this calendar year, as we approach the great celebration of the birth of the Saviour, I am happy to extend a word of thanks to all of you. 2018 has been a busy year in the diocese of Killala. The Listening Process which was held and the Diocesan Assembly...

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Silent Night, Holy Night

Silent Night, Holy Night – celebrating 200 years Click here to watch a video where Dr John O’Keeffe, Director of Sacred Music, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, talks about the history of Silent Night and the significance of a special exhibition that is taking place in Maynooth to mark 200 years of the hymn.  

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RTE’s Nationwide – 60 Years of Irish Chaplaincy in London

This Wednesday, 19 December, RTÉ One’s Nationwide will broadcast a special programme at 7.00pm celebrating 60 years of the pastoral service of the Irish Chaplaincy in London. The Irish chaplaincy is an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, and is partly supported by grants from the Department of Foreign Affairs. When established by the...

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