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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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22 TY Students receive John Paul II Award

  Congratulations to the 22 Transition Year students from the Diocese of Killala who were presented with the John Paul II Award from Bishop John Fleming at the Newman Institute Ballina on Friday, May 25th.  This award is available to every TY student who wishes to participate in the programme. See www.thepopejohnpauliiaward.com or contact your teacher, parish...

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Pastoral Letter from Bishop John Fleming

  To read the Pastoral Letter from Bishop John Fleming to the people and priests of Killala Diocese, please click Pastoral Letter.

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Interested in attending WMOF and Papal Mass?

  Interested in attending the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress or the Papal Mass? To attend and experience one day of the World Meeting of Families Pastoral Congress in the RDS on Thursday August 23 during which you will have an opportunity to attend Mass, attend workshops and hear talks by some of the...

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World Communications Day

  World Communications Day is a worldwide celebration which follows the 1963 decree Inter Mirifica addressing the media of social communications and which was published during the Second Vatican ‎Council.  World Communications Day is now marked annually in most countries on the Sunday before Pentecost Sunday, which this year falls on 13 May.  In some countries, the day...

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WMOF 2018 – Family Fun Day in Bishop’s Gardens – June 10th at 3pm

As part of our diocesan preparations for the World Meeting of Families, a Family Fun Day will be held in Bishop’s Gardens, Bishop’s House, Ballina on Sunday June 10th at 3pm. Please come along and spread the word to your families and friends. All welcome! Killala Diocese Family Fun Day Poster

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World Meeting of Families 2018 Newsletter

As preparations continue for the celebration of the World Meeting of Families, please take a few minutes to read our latest newsletter. See the full event schedule and details about how you can register and get tickets. Click WMOF Newsletter 2 Killala Diocese to view newsletter.

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Pope Francis to visit Ireland in August

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has warmly welcomed the announcement by the Holy Father Pope Francis that he will attend part of the 9th World Meeting of Families which will take place from 21 – 26 August in Dublin on the theme, ‘The Gospel of the Family: Joy for the World’. Pope Francis, who is...

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Christ is Risen! Alleluia! He is Risen indeed! Alleluia, Alleluia!

He is not here, for he has risen as he said. Matthew 28:6 Easter Sunday Mass will be celebrated on April 1st, 2018. We rejoice at the Resurrection of Our Lord Jesus Christ. We celebrate the great mystery of our faith. Christ is Risen. Alleluia! He is Risen indeed! Alleluia, Alleluia! As well as the...

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