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Seventeenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 25 July 2021

A boy is at the centre of the drama in today’s gospel. He offers his small portion of food to Andrew. Barley loaves were the food of the poor and the fish were probably small, like sardines.

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Saint of the Month: St Bridget of Sweden

Posted: 24 July 2021

St Bridget of Sweden, patron of Europe and founder of the Brigittine order, is remembered on 23 July.

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Sixteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 18 July 2021

Jesus knew that the apostles were tired and hungry after their mission.

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Fifteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 11 July 2021

This Sunday’s message is very much about mission. The prophet Amos was sent from Judah to the northern kingdom of Israel.

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Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 4 July 2021

Jesus must have looked forward to going home to Nazareth. He had spent almost thirty years there.

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Thirteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 27 June 2021

Jesus gave help to all kinds of people. Jairus was a synagogue official, so he was probably an important person. Unlike the Pharisees he had respect for Jesus and fell at His feet.

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Summer Concerts 2021

Posted: 25 June 2021

The cathedral's annual series of summer concerts takes place on Thursday evenings in July, at 8:00pm each evening.

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Saint of the Month: St Thomas More

Posted: 21 June 2021

St Thomas More, who suffered martyrdom under King Henry VIII, is remembered on 22 June.

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Twelfth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 20 June 2021

The apostles, who were fishermen, knew the Sea of Galilee only too well, and they were right to be frightened when a storm blew up.

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Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 13 June 2021

In today’s gospel, Jesus speaks of the mustard tree, probably the black mustard which is not native to Ireland. He talks about it giving shelter to the birds of the air.

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