Notices

A Message from Fr Dan: Looking forward to Mission Sunday:

Next weekend we will celebrate Mission Sunday. Mission Sunday reminds us each year of our missionaries working in the countries of Africa and Asia and across the world caring for the poor and the marginalised. They need our prayers and support. We think especially of those who work with the victims of war, poverty and…


A Message from Fr Dan: Saint John Henry Newman:

On Saturday next 9th October the Church will celebrate the feast of Cardinal Newman. John Henry Newman was born in London in on the 21st February,1801. He was the eldest of six children, three boys and three girls. His father was a banker and Newman was educated locally before entering Trinity College, Oxford. A brilliant…


A Message from Fr Dan: Saint Francis of Assisi:

In these times of climate change and global warming, many people are becoming interested in the life of Saint Francis of Assisi whose feast day is on the 4th October. Our present Pope Francis dedicated his papacy to Francis of Assisi.  The Pope once remarked: “Some people want to know why I wished to be…


A Message from Fr Dan: The Kingdom of God:

Christ came among us to bring salvation and freedom to our world and to our lives. He lived among us for thirty-three years. His public ministry lasted only three of those years. He had a vision and a dream for humanity. He summed up his vision in one short sentence, ‘what I command you is…


A message from Fr Dan: The Season of Creation: 1st September – 14th October:

It began in the most unlikely of places: with a teenager refusing  to go to school. But over the last three years, a remarkable wave  of climate activism has spread across the globe, inspired by the  Swedish teenage, Greta Thunberg, who caught the imagination  of teenagers around the world, including here in Ireland.

 

Their…


Dates for Confirmation and First Holy Communion 2021

We very much welcome the new guidelines for religious services that the government have given. These guidelines came into effect on Monday 6th September, 2021. We can now proceed with 50% capacity for religious services. However, as we know Covid is still with us. For the foreseeable future we will have hand hygiene, sanitation, face…


A Message from Fr Dan: The Holy Well Part 2:

What will be the significance of Holy Wells like that of Saint Moling into the future? What will be the place of Holy Wells in future catholic devotion?

At Saint Moling’s well the people are able to worship God through the mediation of Saint Moling who lived his life in Mullinakill, leaving a mark of…


A Message from Fr Dan: The Holy Well

In normal times we would be celebrating Mass at Saint Moling’s well this Sunday, 22nd August. The pattern is celebrated annually at the well, not on the feast of Saint Moling but on the feast of Saint Bernard, the 20th August, should it fall on a Sunday, or if not on the next Sunday following.…


A Message from Fr. Dan: “I’ve started, so I’ll finish”

I’m probably no different from most people when I admit to being slow to begin a project, fearing the end result is going to be a shambles. We put off so many things until the long evenings of summer. On
Sunday we celebrate the Assumption of Our Lady into heaven, the great summer feast…


A Message from Fr Dan: Celebrating Matt Talbot

Matt Talbot was born in Dublin on the 2nd of May in 1856. He was the second eldest of twelve children. He lived at home with his mother for a number of years in the North Strand Area. He left school at the age of twelve and went to work in a wine merchant’s shop…