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Tara-Slane walk

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 Santiago to Compostela. Our annual Tara-Slane pilgrimage walk allows us to connect with the faith of our […]

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 […]

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 […]