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Saint of the Month: St Francis Xavier

Posted: 9 December 2021

St Francis Xavier, missionary to the Far East and a founder member of the Jesuits, is remembered on 3 December.

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Second Sunday of Advent

Posted: 5 December 2021

We are coming closer to Christmas. John the Baptist has appeared!

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The Knights Before Christmas

Posted: 1 December 2021

The A-Capella Knights give their annual Christmas concert, in aid of children's cancer charity Hand in Hand.

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A Word of Thanks

Posted: 30 November 2021

...from Bishop Kelly on the response to Trócaire's recent emergency appeal.

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First Sunday of Advent

Posted: 28 November 2021

The word "Advent" means coming to, or arrival. We are now beginning our journey towards Christmas, and the gospel today invites us to reflect on the Second Coming of Christ.

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Thirty-third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 21 November 2021

The Book of Daniel is one of the most interesting in the Old Testament.  Part of it consists of stories with underlying messages and part is apocalyptic writing.

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Our Lord Jesus Christ, Universal King

Posted: 21 November 2021

At the end of the Church’s year we reflect on what the kingship of Jesus Christ really means and how his dominion will be finally established at the end of time.

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Saint of the Month: St Catherine of Alexandria

Posted: 18 November 2021

Third-century St Catherine of Alexandria may not have existed in reality, but is nonetheless revered, particularly in the Eastern Church. She is remembered on 25 November.

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Message to the People of the Diocese of Galway & Clonfert

Posted: 17 November 2021

A message from the two bishops concerning the bringing together of the two diocese "in persona episcopi".

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Thirty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 7 November 2021

Widows were very vulnerable in the society of Jesus’ day. There were no social services to care for them.

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