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Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday Februray 10th marks the beginning of Lent.  On this day we begin our Lenten journey to Easter.  It is one of two fast days in the church year. On Ash Wednesday the priest blesses the ashes.  These ashes are made from the palms which were blessed on Palm Sunday last year.  Ash Wednesday […]

Holy Week/Easter Ceremonies Timetable

Palm Sunday 29th March Masses as usual at 6.30 p.m. (Vigil), 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12.30 p.m. Palms will be blessed at each of the Masses. Tuesday 31st March 7.30 p.m. – Penitential Service (There will be NO evening Mass on that day.) Holy Thursday 2nd April The celebration of the Lord’s Supper is the […]


The children from Scoil Treasa Naofa, St. Catherine’s and Griffith Barracks will receive the Sacrament of Confirmation on Tuesday March 10th at 11 a.m.  The main celebrant will be Monsignor Paul Callan. What happens in Confirmation? The Sacrament of Confirmation marks us as a full member of the Catholic Church.  In Confirmation the soul of […]

Canonisations of Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II

Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II will be canonised by Pope Francis in Saint Peter’s Square in Rome on Sunday April 27 2014, Divine Mercy Sunday.  There will be live coverage of the Mass for the canonisations from 0855-1100 on RTÉ One Television with commentary by Fr Dermod McCarthy and Mary Kennedy.  RTÉ […]