May 19, 2020

Rosary Reflection 28th May – The Assumption

The fourth Glorious Mystery of the Rosary is the Assumption. This mystery speaks to us of the great victory that Jesus has won over sin and death. Jesus’ mother Mary is the first person to receive fully the benefit of this victory. Now every man and woman of every race and […]
May 18, 2020

Blog: Praying the Rosary

Ireland’s Loyalty to MaryFor centuries the prayer of the Rosary has been an anchor in keeping the Catholic faith alive in Ireland. This reality is highlighted in a book recently rediscovered and reprinted by James Mahon; Ireland’s Loyalty to Mary by Capuchin Priest, Fr. Augustine. The Family Rosary in particular […]
May 18, 2020

Rosary Meditation 17 May – They began to speak…

Rosary Meditation 17th May – They began to speak in tongues as the Spirit enabled themAs we meditate on the coming of the Holy Spirit, I invite you to focus on how the Spirit enabled the disciples……. As the disciples moved out of the room where they had been praying […]
May 18, 2020

Rosary Meditation – 16 May – All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit

Rosary Meditation Acts 2:4 – 16th May All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit  Today we are meditating on the third Glorious mystery of the rosary – The coming of the Holy SpiritThe image for today is very dramatic, we can see the disciples gathered in a circle for […]
May 15, 2020

The Fruits of the Spirit 19th May

The Fruits of the Spirit 19th MayChristian faith is often depicted as a tree. The gifts of the Holy Spirit are like the roots and the fruits are the evidence of a healthy tree. St Paul reminds us of the effects of the Holy Spirit, "The fruit of the Spirit […]
May 15, 2020

Rosary Reflection 18 May- Living in the Spirit

18 May Reflection - Living in the Spirit Pentecost is the feast of the mysterious movement of the Holy Spirit. As we celebrate the birth of the Church at this time we are also invited to be attentive to God’s presence in our lives. The apostles were transformed from fear and […]
May 14, 2020

The Irish Blessing

THE IRISH BLESSINGCHURCH CHOIRS, SINGERS AND MUSICIANSAN INVITATION TO PARTICPATE IN…A ‘VIRTUAL’ BLESSING FOR FRONTLINE WORKERSIn recognition of the dedicated service of all involved in providing essential services during these challenging times, singers and musicians in churches on the island of Ireland are being invited to take part in a […]
May 12, 2020

Rosary Reflection 15 May – Pentecost

15th May - PENTECOSTActs 2:4 All of them were filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues[a] as the Spirit enabled them.The disciples were afraid. Most of us have probably never experienced fear like the fear they were gripped with. They were afraid they would be […]
May 12, 2020

Rosary Reflections – The Ascension – 14 May

14th May - THE ASCENSIONMark 16:19 After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God. After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand […]
May 11, 2020

Survey – Young adults and their Faith experience during the Covid 19 pandemic May 2020

Young adults and their Faith experience during the Covid 19 Pandemic May 2020The Leadership Team for the Foundational Leadership Programme(FLP) invite young adults and youth leaders to take a four minute survey. The Foundational Leadership Programme Team had to redesign the completion of its one year leadership programme. Take the […]
May 11, 2020

13th May Rosary meditation – He gave gifts

13th May Rosary meditation - He gave giftsAs you reflect on the mystery of the Ascension you could perhaps meditate on the gifts you need at this time to reach out to others. The Risen and Ascended Jesus returned to the Father for a purpose.This is explained very well in […]
May 11, 2020

12th May: Rosary Meditation – Now He is seated at the right hand of God……

12th May: Rosary Meditation – Now He is seated at the right hand of God……As we continue to reflect on the Ascension I invite you to explore the image of the Pantocrator. It’s a word that means Almighty, all-powerful, capturing some of the awe that the early Christians experienced in […]
May 11, 2020

11TH MAY ROSARY MEDITATION: After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them….

11TH MAY ROSARY MEDITATION: After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them….According to the Gospel of Mark the Risen Lord Jesus left his disciples only after he had encouraged and strengthened them for outreach and mission When Jesus was crucified the disciples were full of fear…..After they encountered the Risen […]
May 11, 2020

Rosary Reflection May 10

After the Lord Jesus had spoken to them, he was taken up into heaven and he sat at the right hand of God (May 10) We often find it difficult to think about the idea of the Lord Jesus being taken up into heaven.We can have childish notions about this, […]
May 8, 2020

Ways of Looking – Reflection – 9 May

Ways of looking. (9th May 2020)The disciples experienced the absence of Jesus yet again. A cloud covered him and they could no longer see clearly. Yet they still kept looking. They were trying to hold on to Jesus. The disciples were without the physical presence of Jesus but now they […]
May 7, 2020

Scripture Summer School 2020

Scripture Summer School 2020Our annual Summer School takes place this year online. The overall topic is "Vision 2020: Faith into the Future." Each presenter is offering 6 presentations on their chosen topic. The School this year is spread over two weeks, to allow time to attend to the Zoom lectures […]
May 7, 2020

What is the Meaning of the Ascension? – May 8

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF THE ASCENSION?We are told that Jesus lifted up his hands, looked closely at each one of his disciples and blessed them. He seemed to disappear behind a cloud and was no longer visible. A cloud is very often a symbol for God. God the Father […]
May 7, 2020

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May 6, 2020

Mary as Our Role Model of Faith

Two of my favorite role models are Mary and Catherine Laboure. Both Mary and Catherine are great examples of what it means to live by faith, and how to respond when God’s call catches us off guard in the daily course of our lives. When things do not work out […]
May 6, 2020

Parishes and Groups with Online Prayer Moments

 Here is a list of parishes that have arranged some online prayer moments     Parishes Cabra Parish - Cabra Parish  - Webcam and Facebook Page - prayer reflections led by Kevin MulallyCombined Parishes of Clondalkin  uses its Facebook page and webcam to run a series of prayers, reflections and courses.   - http://www.clondalkinparish.com Kilquade Parish […]