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“Social and Political Charity” is the heading of a sub-section of Chapter Five. It runs from n.176 to n.185. three particular points stood out for me as I read the sub-section: the Pope speaks of the politics we need; the…
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Bible Corner

The readings from the Old Testament in the Sunday liturgy usually tie in well with the Gospel of the day. They were deliberately chosen to do so. Over the two year cycle of the weekdays, the first reading can come…
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Mass Times and Confessions

Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday 8am, 10am and Noon. Weekdays: Monday to Friday 8am and 10am Saturday 10am. All Masses are televised on Saorview and streamed on the Internet (accessed through the parish website). Tomorrow Monday June 7th, being a Bank…
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Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament will take place from after 10am Mass on Wednesdays and Fridays unless there is a funeral when it will begin after the funeral. The Blessed Sacrament will be reposed at 7pm. This Sunday, Corpus Christi,…
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Anniversaries

Nonie Lee, William O’Connell, Jim McCarthy, Mai Kennedy, Michael Kennedy, Diarmuid Kennedy, Michael Quinn, Pat Hurley, Pauline Stack, Noel Mulcahy, Robert & Mary Condon, Paddy & Mary Foley, Tommy Foley, Maurice & Eileen Barry, Michael Barry, John Martin, Jim Barton,…
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Quote of the Week

“The Eucharist is the source and summit of the Christian life” – Catechism of the Catholic Church, n. 1324

Feast Days during the week

Monday 7th, St. Colman (of Dromore), Co. Down. Spent most of his life in that area. Possibly studied under Caelan of Nendrom, Co. Down and was persuaded by St. MacNissi to settle at Dromore c. 514. Wednesday 9th, St. Columba…
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Pope’s Intentions for June

Intention for Evangelisation – The Beauty of Marriage. Let us pray for young people who are preparing for marriage with the support of a Christian community: may they grow in love, with generosity, faithfulness and patience.

Fratelli tutti

International Power (nn.170-175). In n.172 Pope Francis quotes from his encyclical ‘Laudato Si’ when he says “The twenty-first century ‘is witnessing a weakening of the power of nation states, chiefly because the economic and financial sectors, being transnational, tend to…
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Mass Times

Saturday Vigil 6.10pm Sunday 8am, 10am and Noon. Weekdays: Monday to Friday 8am and 10am Saturday 10am. All Masses are televised on Saorview and streamed on the Internet.

Confessions

Confessions: Saturday 12 noon to 1pm in the Adoration Chapel.