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Lent 2016

  Lent begins on Wednesday 10 February 2016. The Meaning of Lent The English word ‘Lent’ comes from the Anglo-Saxon word Lencten, meaning ‘Spring’. In other languages the word comes from the Latin, Quadragesima – a period of 40 days.  In the Christian tradition the forty days is understood to refer to a time of...

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Lent 2016 – Message from Pope Francis

  In his message for Lent 2016, which begins on 10 February, Pope Francis has asked us to live Lent more intensely as a privileged moment to celebrate and experience God’s mercy. He said: “God’s mercy transforms human hearts; it enables us, through the experience of a faithful love, to become merciful in turn. In...

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Bishop Fleming’s Pastoral Letter – Jubilee Year of Mercy

  Pastoral Letter-Holy Year Jubilee of Mercy

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Bishop Fleming Opens Door of Mercy

  Bishop John Fleming has opened the Door of Mercy in St. Muredach’s Cathedral.  In his Pastoral Letter to the people and priests of Killala Diocese, Bishop Fleming said:  “By making this year a Year of Mercy Pope Francis is also saying to each one of us; no matter how long it is since you...

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Bishop Fleming to Open Door of Mercy in St. Muredach’s Cathedral

    The Jubilee Year of Mercy commenced on December 8th, 2015 and will conclude on Sunday November 20th, 2016, the Feast of Christ the King.  Pope Francis opened the Door of Mercy in St. Peter’s Basilica on December 8th, and bishops in every diocese will open a Door of Mercy in their Cathedral on...

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Enniscrone Church Golden Jubilee Publication

  On Friday evening November 20th, Bishop John Fleming was the Principal Celebrant at Mass to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Church of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven, Enniscrone.  Bishop John celebrated Mass with the priests of the parish, Fr. Eddie Rogan C.C. and Canon John George McHale P.P., together with a number of...

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Golden Jubilee of Enniscrone Church 1965-2015

    Bishop John Fleming will be the Principal Celebrant at concelebrated Mass on Friday November 20th, 2015 at 8.00pm as the local parish community celebrates the Golden Jubilee of the Church of Our Lady Assumed Into Heaven, Enniscrone. All are welcome for this special and joyful occasion.

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Jubilee Year of Mercy

      The Jubilee Year of Mercy will be inaugurated on 8th December 2015, the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception and will run until 20th November 2016 which is the solemnity of Christ the King. The Holy Door in St. Muredach’s Cathedral will be opened by Bishop Fleming on Sunday December 13th at 11.00am Mass....

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Historic Day – Students of The Newman Institute graduate with degrees

      Bishop Fleming welcomes first students of The Newman Institute to graduate with degrees.  “Adult faith formation is a vital element in the future development of our Catholic faith.  Without it many people will fail to discover the richness of our Catholic tradition; through it, an energetic Catholic faith can become a feature...

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Grow in Love – In-service update

  Now is a particularly significant time for primary school Religious Education as it marks the introduction of the Catholic Preschool and Primary Religious Education Curriculum for Ireland as well as Grow in Love, the new Religious Education programme. The roll out of Grow in Love is on a phased basis beginning with the Junior...

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