April 8, 2020

Dontate to Archdiocese – when you are not at mass

Donate to Archdiocese when you are not at massSome of our Churches are Closed - due to measures around Covid 19. However we are very much active in our ministry - just not in traditional places. The Church still needs your support and we are very grateful  Use these links […]
April 8, 2020

Foundational Leadership Programme 2020 – April Session

Foundational Leadership Programme 2020 - April Session.     You Are Invited to complete this session in two ways.....Take each session (6 in total)- and follow it on your own and then in  Peer Groups and Learning Logs- if you can arrange a time - use the questions on each section to help […]
April 6, 2020

Stations of the Cross

Please click the link below for our Stations of the Cross resourceStations of the Cross for Website
April 6, 2020

The Godly Play – The Story in Jobstown parish…

The Godly Play story continues in Jobstown……What is Godly Play? Godly Play teaches children the art of using Christian language - parable, sacred story, silence and liturgical action – to help them understand the mystery of God’s presence in their lives. Where is taking place? Although it was originally developed […]
April 4, 2020

Home Church Faith Actions for Holy Week

HOME CHURCH FAITH ACTIONS for HOLY WEEKA reflection by Patricia Carroll on the Seven Last WordsPALM SUNDAYWe know we cannot take part in the blessing of Palms this Sunday, but you could display a branch from your garden or your palm from last year on a window to witness to […]
April 3, 2020

The Alexian Brother’s Prayer to Christ the Healer

The Alexian Brothers’ Prayer to Christ the Healer (Read by Deacon Eamon Murray) In the comfort of your love, I pour out to you, my Saviour,The memories that haunt me,The anxieties that perplex me,The fears that stifle me,The sickness that prevails upon me,And the frustration of all the painthat weaves about within […]
March 30, 2020

Reflections on St Paul’s Letter to the Philipians

  Fr Kieran O' Mahony OSA has prepared some reflections on St Paul's Letter to the Philippians and are very relevant today. Have a listen. Also his website has many other resources on Scripture also - Click Here     Philippians - 2:25-30Philippians  3:12-16Philippians 4:8-14
March 29, 2020

Scripture and Prayer images

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March 29, 2020

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace

Make Me an Instrument of Your Peace(Reader Fr Sean Kelly - OFM Cap)Lord, make me an instrument of your peace.Where there is hatred, let me sow love,Where there is injury, pardonWhere there is doubt, faith,Where there is despair, hope,Where there is darkness, light,Where there is sadness, joy.O Divine Master, grant […]
March 29, 2020

Prayer to the Holy Family

Prayer to the Holy Family Jesus , Mary and Joseph, I give you my heart and my soul.Jesus , Mary and Joseph, assist me in my last agonyJesus , Mary and Joseph, may my soul in peace with you forvever
March 29, 2020

Personal Act of Contrition

Personal Act of ContritionMy God,I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good,I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things.I firmly intend, with your help,to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever leads […]
March 29, 2020

Prayer for a Happy Death

Prayer for a Happy DeathO God, great and omnipotent judge of the living and the dead, we are to appear before you after this short life to render an account of our works. Give us the grace to prepare for our last hour by a devout and holy life, and […]
March 29, 2020

Prayer to Saint Michael

Prayer to Saint MichaelHoly Michael the Archangel,defend us in the battle.Be our protection against the wickednessand snares of the devil.Rebuke him, O God, we humbly beseech thee;and do thou, O Prince of theheavenly host, by the divine power,cast into hell satan andall the other evil spiritswho wander through the worldseeking […]
March 29, 2020

A Prayer in the Time of the Coronavirus – Archbishop Michael Jackson

A Prayer in the Time of the CoronavirusIntroduced and Read by Archbishop Michael Jackson, (United Dioceses of Dublin and GlendaloughAlmighty and All–loving God,Father, Son and Holy Spirit,we pray to you through Christ the Healerfor those who suffer from the Coronavirus Covid–19in Ireland and across the world.We pray too for all […]
March 29, 2020

Pope Francis’ Prayer to Mary during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Pope Francis’ Prayer to Mary during the Coronavirus PandemicO Mary,you always shine on our pathas a sign of salvation and of hope.We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick,who at the cross took part in Jesus’ pain, keeping your faith firm.You, Salvation of the Roman People,know what we need,and […]
March 29, 2020

Lockdown – Brother Richard OFM Cap

Lockdown – Brother Richard Hendrick Ofm CapYes there is fear.Yes there is isolation.Yes there is panic buying.Yes there is sickness.Yes there is even death.But,They say that in Wuhan after so many years of noiseYou can hear the birds again.They say that after just a few weeks of quietThe sky is […]
March 29, 2020

A Prayer for our Priests as they exercise their ministry during this time of the Coronavirus COVID 19

A Prayer for our Priests as they exercise their ministry during this time of the Coronavirus COVID-19Eternal God,Be with our priests this day as they seekto minister to your people.May you be a guiding and protective presence with themas they bring the consolation and hope of Your wordand the grace […]
March 29, 2020

Spiritual Communion – When You Can’t Attend Mass or Receive

Spiritual CommunionThere are times when people are unable to receive the Body and Blood of Christ, through illness or due to their personal disposition. Even though some may not receive ‘sacramental’ Communion, all are united in some way by the Holy Spirit. The traditional idea of ‘spiritual’ Communion is an […]
March 29, 2020

Acts of Contrition

 Acts of Contrition  Personal Act of Contrition My God,I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good,I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things.I firmly intend, with your help,to do penance, to sin no more, and to […]
March 29, 2020

Key Liturgical Texts prepared for Covid 19

The Irish Catholic Bishop's Conference has prepared some key texts for use during this time. This section will be updated regularly.  PRAYER IN THE HOME FOR THE DECEASED.doc Order of Prayer with the Sick and Housebound Final Order of Prayer for the Sick and Housebound - Cover  Order of Prayer with the Sick and Housebound […]