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Holy Week & Easter 2019

Palm Sunday Procession to St Mary’s Good Friday Way of the Cross The prayer above has become more relevant since the Easter Sunday attacks on Catholic parishioners in Sri Lanka. We reproduce the text below: “As brothers and sisters in your family we are called to care for one another and to carry each others […]

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Lent 2019

Mass times for Lent in Navan and Johnstown are as follows:07:30am – St Mary’s Church, Navan08:30am – Church of the Nativity, Johnstown09:30am – St Oliver’s Church, Blackcastle10:30am – St Mary’s Church, Navan Mass times in surrounding parishes and some Lenten suggestions for prayer, fasting and almsgiving are provided in our Lenten flier. “Lent is a […]

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The Baptism of the Lord

The stained-glass window in St Oliver’s Church illustrates the Baptism of the Lord and Pentecost Sunday. At the centre of the window, we can see the priest pouring Holy Water and baptising the child in the name of the Father, and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. This window could summarise the journey […]

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Carol Service 2018

Bishop Tom Deenihan celebrated the 11:00 Mass this morning and made some pastoral visits before leading us in our Parish Carol Service in St Mary’s today. We were all delighted to welcome Maureen Cowley back to switch on the lights on the Christmas Tree and also Sr Dolores Coffey (Perth, WA & Ardbraccan). Sincere thanks to ALL […]

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Meath Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2018

This year marked 75 years of pilgrimages from the diocese of Meath to Our Lady’s Shrine at Lourdes. Bishop Michael open-end the pilgrimage with Mass on 13 September in the Church of St Bernadette. Bishop Tom arrived from Rome on 14 September in time to lead the diocesan pilgrimage in the Torchlight Procession after which […]