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Bishop Fleming to lead Prayer Service – St. Muredach’s Cathedral

Bishop John Fleming will offer prayers for the people of Killala Diocese and people all over the world in a Prayer Service in St. Muredach’s Cathedral on Wednesday, March 25th at 12 noon. The Prayer Service will be live-streamed from St. Muredach’s Cathedral. Log on to www.ballinaparish.org and scroll down to “Live Stream”. If you...

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Mother’s Day

Gracious God, we thank you for the great gift of our Mother. We thank you for the unconditional nature of our Mother’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. On...

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Remembering our Medical Personnel and Scientists

During these challenging and difficult times, we remember all our medical personnel who are risking their lives to care for others. We can all play our part by observing all the HSE and Public Health guidelines diligently and responsibly. We also remember all who are working to find a vaccine for the Covid-19 (Coronavirus).  ...

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Live streamed Masses from St. Muredach’s Cathedral

Live streamed Mass Schedule during the Covid-19 (Coronavirus) suspension of public Masses in the Diocese of Killala March 16th – Vigil – 7.30pm St. Patrick’s Day – 8.30am, 11.00am & 12.30pm   Weekends Vigil – 7.30pm Sundays – 8.30am, 11.00am & 12.30pm   Weekdays (Monday to Friday) – 8.00am & 10.00am Saturdays – 10.00am While the...

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Bishop Fleming’s Homily on Covid-19 Guidelines

Please click here to read Bishop Fleming’s homily – Sunday, March 15th, 2020.

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Pastoral Letter – Lent 2020

Please click here for Bishop Fleming’s Pastoral Letter for Lent 2020 – Climate Change

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Prayers in the home when we cannot gather to celebrate Mass

In these extraordinary times when we cannot gather as a Christian Community to celebrate Mass, let us unite ourselves spiritually to the Mass as it is being celebrated in our churches. You can do this by joining broadcast Masses on radio, parish radio or television or via the internet. If these are not available, you...

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Bishop Fleming issues Diocesan Guidelines on Covid-19 (Coronavirus)

March 13th, 2020 Dear Father, Care of the Vulnerable is at the heart of our pastoral ministry. The Covid-19 (Coronavirus) as a pandemic is a threat to all of us and makes everyone vulnerable.  Conscious of the seriousness of the virus and in line with the norms issued by the Irish Bishops, I issue the...

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Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference statement on liturgical considerations

    March 11th, 2020 Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference statement on liturgical considerations in the context of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Serving the common good As people of faith we are called to face the fears of this moment with a courage not our own and with a generous heart.  God is with his people in good...

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Pope Francis and the Amazon

Read the Apostolic Exhortation of Pope Francis Querida Amazonia (Beloved Amazon), which the Holy Father Pope Francis published, on the challenges facing the Amazon region and lessons for the Church worldwide. The document reflects the four key dimensions – cultural, ecological, social and pastoral – which were discussed at the Amazonian Synod in Rome last October,...

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