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    Schools Celebrate

    This evening, Tuesday December 15th, there were two performances by schools of the parish.  The children of St Teresa’s N.S. Kilkelly brought us to St Celsus’ Church and guided all there through a lovely and musical telling of the Christmas Story.  A lovely moment, among many, was the journey of the Little Drummer Boy (and […]

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    Year of Mercy Reflection

    Fr Tomás Surils (St Nathy’s College) has composed the following reflection for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.   Please visit our Diocesan Website for further resources for the year, including a “PRAYER WALL” where prayer requests may be submitted. ________________________________ “The quality of mercy is not strained. It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven […]

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    Mayo Concert Orchestra in Urlaur

    On Wednesday we welcome the Mayo Concert Orchestra to St Joseph’s Urlaur for a special evening’s entertainment.  All are welcome! CLICK HERE FOR CONCERT POSTER DETAILS

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    Domincan Order Celebrates #op800

    Some weeks ago I had a call from a Dominican Priest in Rome.  He told me about the upcoming celebration and Jubilee Year marking the 800th Anniversary of the Dominican Order. He mentioned that the Order was hoping to celebrate this event on Twitter with the “hashtag” #op800 and hoped that dioceses and parishes using […]

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    Mission Sunday 2015

    Charlie Bird leads us trough an 8 minute video journey exploring the work of Missionaries throughout the world.

  • Liturgy
    National Eucharistic Congress 2015

    “CHRIST, OUR HOPE” (COL 1:27) CRÍOST ÁR NDÓCHAS   National Eucharistic Conference takes place in Knock Shrine on next weekend, September 26th and 27th.  For programme of events click here Click on the links below to view information from the National Eucharistic Congress Website www.nec2015.ie  About NEC2015 Programme of Events Youth Programme Children’s Programme Join […]

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    Kilmovee on Irish TV

    During the week, Irish TV broadcast a piece recorded during this year’s Seosamh MacGabhann Summer school.  It was a lovely piece, showing Kilmovee at its musical best …  

  • Reflections
    Naming Religious

    At this year’s Urlaur Pattern Mass we included a “Ceremony of Naming and Remembering” men and women of the parish who had entered religious life. We included Diocesan Priests as well as Religious. For some weeks we had sought from parishioners names of relatives, neighbours and friends who they knew who had become priests, brothers […]

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    Do it anyway

    There’s a prayer associated with Mother Teresa that speaks of doing right and good things “anyway”, even if they are not always understood, appreciated or successful. She is speaking of people not getting what a person is doing or perhaps even destroying it but that if it’s the right thing to do “do it anyway”. […]

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    Youth 2000 Annual Retreat

    Worth a view and worth a visit   This event is one of the largest events held annually in Ireland for young people aged 16-35 years, last year we had over 1000 young people in attendance.  While this is not a Diocesan event, it is of great benefit to the Irish Church and gives young people […]