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Looking after your mental health

A Mindfulness Course will commence again this Autumn on September 18th and 25th and October 2nd and 9th from 7pm to 9pm at the Newman Institute, Ballina. The course is delivered by Dr. Anne Caulfield and Ms. Derval Dunford. Cost €60. Limited places. To book a place, please call 096-72066 or email [email protected]

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Foundation Course in Counselling at Newman Institute

  A Foundation in Counselling Course will commence in early October at the Newman Institute, Ballina. The course will be delivered by Dr. John Canavan and Mr. Cathal Kearney. A limited number of places are available. Please contact [email protected] or ring 096-72066. See brochure and application form

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Message from Pope Francis ahead of WMOF 2018

Pope Francis has released a short video in advance of his visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families 2018. Please click here to watch video message.

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Preparing for Pope Francis – WMOF Diocesan Opening Ceremony

  All people are invited and welcome to our Diocesan Opening Ceremony for the World Meeting of Families 2018 in St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Tuesday, August 21st at 8.00pm. The opening ceremony will involve all parishes in our diocese. Two representatives from each parish will be involved – one will carry a parish banner in...

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Good Luck Ireland!

Best wishes to the Irish Women’s Hockey Team in the World Cup Final on Sunday in London. Bring home the cup!!  

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Diocesan Opening Ceremony – WMOF 2018

  All people are invited and welcome to our Diocesan Opening Ceremony for the World Meeting of Families 2018 in St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Tuesday, August 21st at 8.00pm. The opening ceremony will involve all parishes in our diocese. Two representatives from each parish will be involved – one will carry a parish banner in...

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300 Parish Delegates to attend first ever Diocesan Assembly

  History will be made on July 1st, 2018 when around 300 delegates from the 22 parishes of Killala Diocese, as well as representatives from a number of other groups, gather in the Twin Trees Hotel, Ballina, for the first ever Killala Diocesan Assembly. The ‘listening process’ in Killala diocese, which we’ve called Placing Hope...

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Father’s Day

  Gracious God, we thank you for the great gift of our Father. We thank you for the unconditional nature of our Father’s love; a love that nurtures us at every stage of life; a love that forgives, heals, and reassures; a love permeated with gentleness and profound care; a love so powerful and beautiful....

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Pastoral Programme and Papal Intinerary of Pope Francis

  The Holy See Press Office has published the itinerary of the Holy Father Pope Francis for his pastoral visit to the 9th World Meeting of Families in Ireland on 25 and 26 August.  The theme for the event is Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World.  Please see details of Pope Francis’ itinerary below. Please also see the homepage...

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Exam Prayer

  Please remember in your prayers all students who are undertaking examinations at this time. Exam Prayer  Lord, I know you are with me and love me. Give me peace of mind as I prepare for this time of study. Help me to focus on my books and notes. Keep me from all distractions so...

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