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Feast of the Holy Family

Posted: 27 December 2020

The four gospels each have their own way of describing Jesus’ origins.

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Third Sunday of Advent

Posted: 10 December 2020

Today we light the third candle on the Advent wreath, called the Shepherd Candle. In the past two weeks we have reflected on people waiting for the Lord’s coming: the prophets and Mary and Joseph.

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Bishops welcome Covid-19 vaccines

Posted: 9 December 2020

The Irish Bishops' Conference has issued a statement welcoming the upcoming Conid-19 vaccines.

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Christmas 2020

Posted: 8 December 2020

Arrangements for Christmas in Galway Cathedral.

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Second Sunday of Advent

Posted: 6 December 2020

Today we light the second candle on the Advent wreath. This candle is called the Bethlehem candle, recalling the journey of Joseph and Mary to Bethlehem, or sometimes the preparation candle.

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First Sunday of Advent

Posted: 29 November 2020

Today we celebrate the beginning of the Church’s new year. We light the first candle, which represents hope.

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Saint of the Month: St Josaphat

Posted: 28 November 2020

St Josaphat (1583-1623) was archbishop of Polotsk in what is now Belarus.

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Christ the King

Posted: 22 November 2020

Matthew would appear to be the only gospel in which the Last Judgement is described in the imagery of sheep and goats.

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12 December: The Knights Before Christmas

Posted: 19 November 2020

The A-Capella Knights present their annual concert, The Knights Before Christmas, in virtual form on 12 December 2020 at 8:00pm.

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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 15 November 2020

As we approach the end of the Church’s year, Matthew’s gospel is describing the time when Jesus was approaching his passion and death.

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