Sharing the Good News is a monthly one page newsletter from the Catholic Communications Office. This newsletter, for the benefit of parishioners, is published monthly to promote Church teaching and the pastoral work of bishops as well as the councils, agencies, offices and initiatives of the Bishops’ Conference. The Newsletter is published on the Irish Catholic Bishops’ […]
For the seven weeks between Easter Sunday and Pentecost the Resurrection of the Lord is to the fore in the readings from the Bible. Sometimes they focus on the change that came over the group of first Christians after they had received the Spirit. At other times it is the appearances of the Lord after […]
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 […]
Forty days after Christmas Day, on Tuesday February 2nd we celebrate the feast of “The Presentation of the Lord”. It was forty days after the birth of Jesus that his parents presented him to God the Father in the Temple in Jerusalem. At his Presentation in the Temple, Jesus was recognised for who he was […]
Monday 1st February is the Feast of St. Brigid, Abbess and Secondary Patron of Ireland. Many of us have seen St. Brigid’s Crosses hanging in homes, Schools and Churches in Ireland. They are usually placed by the door to protect the home, etc. from fire. We believe that St. Brigid first weaved rushes into a […]
The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is traditionally observed from the 18 to 25 January – the octave of Saint Peter and Saint Paul. The theme chosen for 2016 is ‘Salt of the Earth’ which is inspired by the verses from Peter’s letter and Jesus’ metaphors of salt and light.
Friday January 1st is the Feast of Mary the Mother of God. Prayer to Our Lady Take my hand O Blessed Mother; Hold it gently lest I fall; I am nervous when I’m walking, so to thee I humbly call. Guide me over every crossing; Watch me while I am on the stairs. Help me […]
Sunday 27th December is the Feast of the Holy Family. Mass times are as usual at 6:30 p.m. (Vigil), 10 a.m., 11 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.
For the first time in many years, there will be a Family Christmas Vigil Mass on Christmas Eve at 6 p.m. We invite parishioners, friends of St. Teresa’s and all who live in the parish to come along and celebrate the birth of our Saviour in Bethlehem. Come let us adore him. Everyone welcome.
The Jubilee of Mercy is an opportunity to remind ourselves that mercy and compassion are at the heart of the mission of Jesus in the world today. We can be ‘missionaries of mercy’ in our everyday lives by the way we live and interact with others. On the 3rd Sunday of Advent, 13th December, symbolic […]