Entries by Robert

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Life in the Spirit 2019

Life in the Spirit seminars begin on 25 September from 7:30pm – 9:30pm in St Oliver’s Church, and will continue until 13 November 2019. This year’s there is “Seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you.” (Luke 11:9). 25 Sept “God’s Love” – Fr Joe Campbell2 October “Salvation” – […]

Tara-Slane walk *update

Photo album from Bealach an tSolais 2019 is now available below or on the parish Facebook page. This year’s Tara-Slane pilgrimage walk takes place on Saturday 31 August next. Many Irish families have walked up Croagh Patrick on Reek Sunday, walked barefoot at St Patrick’s Purgatory on Lough Derg or have travelled along the Camino de […]

Pope Video – August 2019

Let us pray that families, through their life of prayer and love, become ever more clearly “schools of true human development”. Pope Francis – August 2019 What kind of world do we want to leave for the future?Let us leave a world with families.Let us care for our families, because they are true schools for […]

Cemetery Sunday 2019

On the first Sunday in July, the annual devotions take place in St Mary’s Cemetery on the Boyne Road. Last weekend saw the completion of the annual devotions in the cemeteries of the parish (St Mary’s, St Finian’s, Donaghmore, Dunmoe, Athlumney, Cannistown, the Cemetery at Our Lady’s Hospital for victims of poverty and families and […]

Golden Jubilee – Meals on Wheels

Bishop Smith celebrated Mass on 16 June to mark the Golden Jubilee of Meals on Wheels. Click below to view the Mass: Founding members and current staff and drivers hosted Bishop Deenihan on Friday 5 July for a visit of Meals on Wheels.


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 […]