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Killala Diocesan Pilgrimage to Knock

  The Killala Diocesan Pilgrimage to Our Lady’s Shrine in Knock takes place on Sunday October 2nd, commencing with the Anointing of the Sick at 2.30pm followed by concelebrated Mass at 3.00pm. Bishop John Fleming will be the Principal Celebrant. All welcome.

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World Day of Prayer

  The second World Day of Prayer for the Care of All Creation takes place on 1 September 2016. Many local Church communities around the world also are preparing to mark Creation Time, which begins tomorrow 1 September and continues until 4 October, the Feast of Saint Francis of Assisi. Creation Time celebrates the joy of creation...

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Canonisation of Mother Teresa – September 4th

  On Sunday September 4th, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta will be declared a Saint of the Church by Pope Francis on the eve of the 19th anniversary of her death. The Vatican’s Philatelic and Numismatic Office has unveiled a special postage stamp which it is releasing two days before Pope Francis officially declares Mother...

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Killala and Achonry Pilgrims in Lourdes

Pilgrims from Killala and Achonry are enjoying their annual pilgrimage to Lourdes. Bishop John Fleming and Bishop Brendan Kelly are leading the pilgrimage. Special thanks to Fr. Tom Doherty (Killala) and Fr. John Maloney (Achonry) for all their work in organising the pilgrimage. Great credit is also due to the medical staff for their continued...

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17 Students Graduate from Foundation in Counselling

  On Wednesday evening August 16th, Bishop John Fleming presented Certificates to 17 students who successfully completed the one-year Foundation in Counselling at The Newman Institute, Ballina. Special thanks to Dr. John Canavan (course director) and Mr. Cathal Kearney (lecturer) for their work with the students over the past year and for their continued support of...

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St. Muredach’s Cathedral Schola Cantorum in Krakow

St. Muredach’s Cathedral Schola Cantorum recently visited the Polish city of Krakow where they sang at Mass in the Church of Ss. Peter and Paul. They also performed a concert in the church after the celebration of the Eucharist. Follow the links below to view performances from the concert. Well done to all involved! https://www.facebook.com/stmuredachsscholacantorum/?fref=ts

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St. Muredach’s Cathedral Schola Cantorum

  Best wishes to the members of St. Muredach’s Cathedral Schola Cantorum who will visit Krakow, Poland. On Sunday July 10th, they will have the privilege of singing at 6pm Mass and giving a short recital afterwards in the beautiful church of Sts Peter and Paul in the Old Town district of Krakow (Kosciol swietego...

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Congratulations to our Jubilarians

    Congratulations and best wishes to our Jubilarians of 2016 Monsignor Martin Keveny – Golden Jubilee of Ordination Canon John George McHale – Golden Jubilee of Ordination Fr. Michael Foody – Ruby Jubilee of Ordination Fr. Michael Reilly – Silver Jubilee of Ordination Fr. Michael Browne SDB – Silver Jubilee of Ordination Fr. Enda...

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Knock Family Centre – Family Focus Week 2016

  A special feature this year is the blessing of a new remembrance garden, dedicated to the memory of all deceased children, which will take place on Saturday July 9th at 2pm. We have over 700 children enrolled in our book of remembrance and this will be a very special and significant occasion. Last January...

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Launch of ‘Laudato Si’ – Be a link in the Chain for Change

              Caring for the Earth ‘Laudato Si’   Please join us in this  Celebration and Launch of ‘Laudato Si’  by Bishop John Fleming  Erris  Midsummer’s Night Tuesday June 21st, 2016 from 7.00pm to 9.00pm  in the Grounds of the Parochial House, Belmullet  (weather permitting: alternative venue Belmullet Church).  All...

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