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Saint of the Month: St Raymond of Penyafort

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St Raymond of Penyafort is remembered on 7 January.

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Sunday 21 January 2024: Cathedral closes at 4:30pm

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Due to forecast severe weather, the Cathedral closes at 4:30pm today.

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Solemn Novena 2024

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The annual Solemn Novena runs from 5 February until 13 February 2024.

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The Baptism of the Lord

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When St Ignatius Loyola was recovering from his wounds from the battle of Pamplona, he asked for light reading to pass the time, such as the romances of chivalry which told of heroes, ladies in dis

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Concert: Galway Choral Association

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A performance of Rossini's Petite Messe Solennelle in the Cathedral on Saturday 13 January at 8.00pm.

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Holy Day of Obligation: the Epiphany of the Lord

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Saturday 6 January 2023 is a holy day of obligation.

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Solemnity of the Holy Family

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The only gospels to speak about the infancy of Jesus are those of Matthew and Luke, and their versions of the event are very different.

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Fourth Sunday of Advent

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St Luke’s story of the Annunciation has been a favourite with artists who have imagined the scene in various ways. This picture is by Fra Angelico, who lived in the fifteenth century.

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St Virginia Centurione Bracelli

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St Virginia Centurione Bracelli lived in northern Italy in the first part of the seventeenth century.

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Third Sunday of Advent

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This Sunday is called Gaudete Sunday. We are invited to rejoice, for Christmas Day draws even closer. The pink candle is lit.

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