Entries by Robert

Carols at the Crib

St Joseph’s Mercy 12 Days of Christmas Navan from Robert McCabe on Vimeo. Thanks to parishioners and musicians who kept the joy of Bethlehem alive during the Twelve Days of Christmas by leading carols near the Crib in St Mary’s. Special thanks to the following groups: 26 December – Polish Community 27 December – Indian Community 28 December […]


Advent 2016

The priests of the parish propose a set of Advent Talks on the first three Tuesdays of Advent. They will explore the theme “a voice cries in the wilderness” – becoming a person of faith and courage today.  Tues 29 November 8:00pm: Fr. Kevin Heery: being a person of faith and courage in Ireland today.  […]

All Saints Party 2016

Our annual All Saints Party was another great time of family, faith and fun in the parish centre from 4:30pm – 6:00pm. We thank the parents and godparents who supported the Legion of Mary in organising the event and all who found time to make costumes and outfits. We also thank the parents who entered into […]

DayforLife2016 RTE Mass

Fr Robert’s homily from #DayForLife2016 The gifts which we place on the altar on Sundays are fruit of the earth and work of human hands. Farmers grew the wheat and grapes; they gathered, crushed and delivered them to others who “were only doing their duty” as they changed them from flour and juice with time […]

Celebrating our Care Givers *update*

  A gathering for all who provide care to people in our community was  held in St Mary’s Church, Navan on Saturday 24 September at 3:00pm. The Parish Pastoral Council have organised this ceremony to mark the Holy Year of Mercy by highlighting the very many ways in which mercy is practiced in our community. Many people in […]

Tara-Slane walk 2016 *update*

Tara is a symbol of our pagan past and Slane, according to tradition, is the site where St. Patrick lit the Paschal Fire for the first time in Ireland. The walk is therefore a journey towards the Light of Christ, a symbol of our faith journey through life. The walk is 15 miles (24 kms) […]

My Healthy Parish 2016

Some of the first hospitals and centres of excellence in Ireland were located in the monastic settlements of the Boyne Valley. Many of the local placenames (e.g. Canon Row or Abbeylands) still bear witness to our heritage. These centres of care, learning and prayer provided guidance and support to our ancestors. Skills in farming, medicine, learning and craftwork […]