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All Hallows PhD Scholarhsips

All Hallows Trust PhD Scholarships in association with Department of Theology & Religious Studies, Mary Immaculate College, Limerick

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Diocesan Financial Report 2019

Please click here to read the Killala Diocesan Financial Report for 2019. Sincere thanks to people throughout the 22 parishes of our diocese for their generosity and support which helps to finance the administration of our diocese and parishes, as well as the care of our sick and retired priests, the education of our seminarians...

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World Mission Sunday – October 18th, 2020

What is World Mission Sunday ? In basic terms, World Mission Sunday is the Holy Father’s annual direct appeal for spiritual and financial support so that the life-giving work of missionaries can continue. It always falls over the second last weekend in October, and similar to the Good Friday Collection for the Holy Land and...

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Pastoral Letter from Bishop Fleming – Faith during a time of Pandemic.

October 7th, 2020

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Do not lose heart

Since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic the people of Ireland have endured testing times with courage, resilience, and compassion. Individuals and communities have made great sacrifices for the protection of life, health and the Common Good.  Like many others, the Church has endeavoured to support the people of Ireland, north and south, in the...

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Pope’s Encyclical on Fraternity and Social Friendship

Pope Francis signed his new encyclical, Fratelli Tutti, on Saturday 3 October 2020 during a visit to Assisi. The Holy Father celebrated Mass at the tomb of his namesake, Saint Francis of Assisi. “Fratelli tutti,” the encyclical’s opening words, means “All brothers” in Italian. The phrase is taken from the writings of St. Francis, one of the...

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World Day of Migrants and Refugees – Sunday, 27 September, 2020

The Church has been celebrating the World Day of Migrants and Refugees (WDMR) since 1914. It is always an occasion to express concern for different vulnerable people on the move; to pray for them as they face many challenges; and to increase awareness about the opportunities that migration offers. For 2020, Pope Francis has chosen the...

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Care of Creation

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR THE CARE OF CREATION 1 SEPTEMBER 2020 “You shall thus hallow the fiftieth year and you shall proclaim a release throughout the land to all its inhabitants. It shall be a jubilee for you.” (Lev 25:10) Dear Brothers and Sisters, Each year, particularly since...

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Bishop Fleming celebrates Chrism Mass on Feast of St Muredach

"Today, we add another link in the long chain of the catholic faith in our diocese, stretching back to St Muredach"

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Killala Diocese Returns to Public Mass after Covid-19

Bishop Fleming's Homily

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