Advent 2017

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Advent allows us to make time for the Lord in our families, in our parish and in our town community. The Parish Pastoral Council invites parishioners to engage with some of the Advent suggestions below: Devotions & Ceremonies in our…

Day of the Poor 2017

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Pope Francis has hosted the first World Day of the Poor this Sunday 19 November 2017. We give thanks for all who support many outreaches in our parish. We think of the students from St Pat's who travel to Calcutta, Meals on Wheels…

Romero Family award

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During our enrolment ceremonies on the weekends of 7-8 October & 14-15 October we are proposing the Trócaire Romero Award to families. We invite the parents of children preparing for their First Confession, First Holy Communion &…

Tara-Slane 2017

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Tara is a reminder of our pagan past while Slane - according to tradition - is the site where St Patrick lit the first Paschal Fire in Ireland. The pilgrim walk is therefore a journey towards the Light of Christ, a symbol of our faith journey…

Triduum for 15 August 2017

Fr Bryan Shortall OFM Cap will lead us in prayer and reflection during the ceremonies of our parish Triduum as we make our way towards our Parish Feast Day - the Solemnity of the Assumption of Our Lady.   Sunday 13 August: Sunday…

St Oliver Plunkett celebrations 2017

Bishop Michael celebrated Mass and the Anointing of the Sick for the sick, the housebound and nursing home residents around the parish as we marked #PatronDay in the Church of St Oliver Plunkett at Blackcastle. His homily explored the…