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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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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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