Covid 19 (Coronavirus) Reflections and Prayers

June 18, 2020

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 2020Introduction to surveyThis survey began with an observation that many of the young adults who engage with faith leaders seemingly had disengaged from participating in various aspects of faith and community. Associated with this emerged a question of how […]
May 7, 2020

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April 23, 2020

Blog: Five things to do during the Lockdown

Unless you are a prophet then I’m sure you didn’t see this one coming! I certainly didn’t. To think that just over four months ago we were celebrating another New Year’s eve, enjoying the company of friends and family, hoping and dreaming for a year of happiness and success. This […]
April 23, 2020

Blog: Serving others during Covid 19

Serving others is a hallmark of Christianity. Jesus served others with dedicated and encouraged his followers to do likewise. Jesus taught his disciples to “love the Lord thy God” and to “love thy neighbour as thyself” (Matthew 2:37, 39). Helping others is one way to show that love. It means […]
April 16, 2020

Blog: Bray Teen responds to Covid 19

[Show slideshow] Evan is a Pope John Paul II Award participant with the Dublin diocese, read about how his JP II award journey has led him to respond to  Covid 19.Hi, my name is Evan Dargan Hayes and I am 3D printing face shields as an activity towards my Pope […]
April 8, 2020

Donate 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 […]
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

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 […]
March 27, 2020

Angel of God – Protect

Angel of Godprotect those who care for the sickGive them comfort when they are weary Give them courage to keep on servingGive them new energy in the midst of tirednessProtect all who are caring for the sickBe their guiding light.
March 26, 2020

A Prayer Moment for the Care of those who are Sick, Worried and Anxious

A Prayer Moment for the care of those who are sick, worried and anxious…..‘I express my closeness to all of you, our suffering brothers and sisters, and to your families, as well as my appreciation for all those in different roles of service and in healthcare institutions throughout the world […]
March 26, 2020

A Short Prayer Time for Families who have someone in hospital at this time

A short prayer time for families who have someone in hospital at this timeWE REMEMBERWe gather in the name of the Father who loves us In the name of Jesus his Son who suffers with us In the name of the Holy Spirit who lives and breathes in usWe take […]
March 25, 2020

For Hospital Chaplains, Priests, Healthcare Workers, Families, – Prayers and Resources

‘I express my closeness to all of you, our suffering brothers and sisters, and to your families, as well as my appreciation for all those in different roles of service and in healthcare institutions throughout the world who work with professionalism, responsibility and dedication for your care, treatment and daily […]
March 25, 2020

Common Prayer to God for Help

Common Prayer to God for Help(The Presidents of the two bodies representing the Bishops’ Conferences of Europeancountries (COMECE and CCEE) have released a our common prayer to God for help,comfort and salvation.)God our Father, Creator of the world, almighty and merciful, out of love for usYou sent your Son into […]
March 25, 2020

A Prayer for Healthcare Workers during this of the Coronavirus COVID 19

A Prayer for Healthcare Workers during this time of the Coronavirus COVID-19Loving God,we place into your careall our doctors, nurses and healthcare workers.Give them courage of heartand strength of mind and body.Keep them safe from harm.May they know our deep gratitudefor all they are doingto heal and help those affected […]