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All Souls Day & Novena for the Faithful Departed

Posted: 29 October 2021

On 2 November each year we remember all those "who have fallen asleep in the hope of the resurrection" (eucharistic prayer II).

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1 November: the Feast of All Saints

Posted: 29 October 2021

All Saints Day is a solemnity in the church year, and in Ireland is a holyday of obligation.

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COP26 Prayer Service

Posted: 26 October 2021

A short prayer service on Thursday 28 October at 7:30pm, marking the start of the COP26 summit in Glasgow, and guided by Laudato Si'.

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Saint of the Month: Pope St John XXIII

Posted: 26 October 2021

The most profoundly influential pope of recent times, Pope St John XIII is remembered on 11 October.

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Thirtieth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 24 October 2021

The story of the blind beggar cured by Jesus is related in all the synoptic gospels, but only Mark gives us his name. This would suggest that Bartimaeus was a well-known figure on the road.

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Chrism Mass 2021

Posted: 20 October 2021

The Mass of Chrism takes place in the Cathedral on Thursday 21 October 2021 at 7:00pm.

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Twenty-ninth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 17 October 2021

A recent television series, about the Boleyn family, showed how Queen Anne’s father, Thomas, clawed his way up through the court of Henry VIII, making an advantageous marriage and connecting with t

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Twenty-eighth Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 10 October 2021

Queen Victoria, on hearing that she was next in line to the throne of England, is reputed to have said: “I will be good.” Jesus questioned the young man in today’s gospel as to why he called Him go

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Twenty-seventh Sunday in Ordinary Time

Posted: 3 October 2021

There were at least two different schools of thought about divorce in Jesus’ time and the Pharisees were hoping to trap Jesus into supporting one of them, therefore alienating the other.

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Saint of the Month: St Notburga

Posted: 1 October 2021

Patron of servants and peasants, St Notburga is remembered on 13 September.

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