News & Events
Holy Thursday – Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Prayers in the Home
The celebration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper recalls the great example of service Jesus left us in the Washing of the Feet. The priests of the diocese will be remembering the intentions of all parishioners in the celebration of Masses and liturgies during these sacred days of Holy Week. Out of sight does...
Prayers for Wednesday of Holy Week
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Bishop Fleming’s Pastoral Letter for Easter
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Prayers for Tuesday of Holy Week
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Prayers for Monday of Holy Week
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Bringing Holy Week Home
The current Covid-19 (Coronavirus) restrictions will prevent us from participating in the celebration of the Holy Week liturgies in our churches, but we can unite ourselves spiritually with the celebrations through television, radio and internet broadcasts and live-streams. The people of our diocese possess a strong faith and that faith has sustained us through many...
The Community Call – Dept. of Rural and Community Development
THE COMMUNITY CALL Dear All By way of update, in response to Covid-19, the Government has launched “The Community Call”, a major initiative that links local and national government with the community and voluntary sectors. The Community Call is an unprecedented mobilisation of both state and voluntary resources to combat the effects of...
Pope Francis – Urbi et Orbi – to the city (of Rome) and to the world
“URBI ET ORBI” MESSAGE EXTRAORDINARY MOMENT OF PRAYER PRESIDED OVER BY POPE FRANCIS Sagrato of St Peter’s Basilica Friday, 27 March 2020 “When evening had come” (Mk 4:35). The Gospel passage we have just heard begins like this. For weeks now it has been evening. Thick darkness has gathered over our squares, our streets and our...
Funeral Masses will continue to be celebrated in Killala Diocese
Bishop Fleming has issued further guidelines (in line with Government guidelines announced on March 31st) in relation to the celebration of Funerals. In summary the public health authority advice states: Immediate family members not exceeding 10 persons may still attend funeral services, burials and cremations, provided that social distancing rules are enforced This relates to...
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...