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Quiet Time For Prayer

by Donal Bergin

The adoration of Jesus Christ in the Most Holy Sacrament of the Altar is rooted in the celebration of Holy Thursday.  Adoration is a most apt way of expressing the connection between the Eucharist and his continued presence in the Sacrament of the Altar.  Faith in the Lord’s real presence has as its natural consequence […]

Tea/Coffee/Chat in the Morning

by Donal Bergin

Each Wednesday morning from 10 a.m. to 12 noon there is a free cup of tea/coffee in the Donore Youth and Community Centre.  All are welcome. Each Thursday morning after the 10 a.m. Mass there is a free cup of tea/coffee in the meeting room behind the church sacristy.  All are welcome.  

Hymn Booklet for Easter Season

by Donal Bergin

A new hymn booklet is available with hymns appropriate for the season of Easter which runs until the 10th June following the feast of Pentecost.  Please join in the singing with the Junior Choir at the Saturday evening 6.30 p.m. Mass and the Senior Choir at the 11 a.m. Mass on Sunday morning. Two new Hymn Number Boards installed […]

First Holy Communion

by Donal Bergin

Congratulations to all the children from 2nd Class in Scoil Treasa Naofa, St. Catherine’s National School, Griffith Barracks Multi-Denominational School and Canal Way Educate Together National School who made their First Holy Communion on Sunday 12th May.  Congratulations also to their families. Over the past year the children have been preparing for their First Holy […]

Feast of Our Lady of Fatima

by Donal Bergin

Monday 13th May is the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima.  The shrine dedicated to her in this parish is in the Maryland Grotto and is an invitation to us to say a prayer.

Recently Baptised

by Donal Bergin

Congratulations to Kyle Finnegan and Alfie Kinsella who were recently baptised.  We wish them and their families every blessing for the future.

Day of Prayer for Vocations

by Donal Bergin

Sunday 12th May, Good Shepherd Sunday, is the Day of Prayer for Vocations.  We all see the need for people of faith to respond to the call of Our Lord to serve his people and the church.  The Lord gives different gifts and calls to different ministries.  Please keep this intention in mind on this […]

Sacrament of First Holy Communion

by Donal Bergin

The children from 2nd Class in Scoil Treasa Naofa, St. Catherine’s School and Griffith Barracks Multi-Denominational School will celebrate the Sacrament of First Holy Communion on Sunday 12th May at 12:30 p.m. Mass.