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Feast Days during the week

Chair of St. Peter, Monday 22nd; An early feast related to an early Roman custom at this time of the year of remembering the ancestors of the family, those who presided over the family fortunes. The feast celebrates Peter as…
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Fratelli tutti

Chapter 3 (nn. 87 to 127) “Envisaging and Engendering an Open World” Chapter Three of the encyclical begins with paragraph n.87. It is an introductory paragraph and from there the chapter is divided in to six sub-sections: (i) nn.88 to…
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Bible Corner

This weekend’s Gospel passage is Mark’s version of the Temptation in the Desert’ and what happens when it comes to an end. Mark keeps it brief in comparison to Matthew and Luke. We are told the Spirit drove him into…
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Quote for the Week

“There is no saint without a past, no sinner without a future” – St. Augustine

Mass Times

Sunday Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday Morning 8am, 10am and Noon Weekday Masses: Monday to Saturday 10am: Wednesday and Friday this week 7.30pm. Night Prayer at 8pm every evening. Ash Wednesday: This Wednesday, 17th, is Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent….
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Anniversaries

Mary O’Brien, Mary Lee, Tess Crowley, Cormac Ryan, Bill O’ Driscoll, Tony McDonnell, Sheila Hurley, George Heaphy, James O’Shea, Dinah O’Brien.

Answers to last week’s questions

(i) 2, Matthew and John; (ii) The missing book of the Pentateuch was Leviticus; (iii) Genesis and John’s Gospel both begin with ‘In the beginning’; (iv) The servants at the wedding feast in Cana; (v) St Paul and he chose…
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Fratelli tutti

After reflecting on the parable of the Good Samaritan during the week I returned to chapter two and picked out some points made by Pope Francis that struck me most — in n.76 he refers to the injured man. He…
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Bible Corner

Conscious of the fact that we cannot distribute ashes this Ash Wednesday, I decided to look at the Gospel reading for that day. It is the same one every year. Taken from Matthew’s Gospel, the passage sees Jesus giving some…
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Quote for the Week

“Your true character is most accurately measured by how you treat those who can do ‘Nothing’ for you” – Saint Teresa of Calcutta

Mass Times

Sunday Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday Morning 8am, 10am and Noon Weekday Masses: Monday to Saturday 10am in line with Covid19 Level 5 restrictions. No 8am Mass during the week until further notice. No Congregations for daily and Sunday Masses until…
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Anniversaries: January and 1st week of February

Thomas McCarthy, Catherine Dennehy, John Joe Lynch, Con Healy, John L. Heaphy Snr, John L. Heaphy Jnr, Kit O’Keeffe, Kathleen McCarthy, Lar Spillane, Maurice & Bridget Sisk, Patrick Hallissey, Helena & Jerry Hennessy, Frances O’Connor, Bridie Horgan, Billy O’Mahony, Florence…
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