Notices

ADVENT 2021

Published on November 25, 2021

“AND THEN THEY WILL SEE THE SON OF MAN COMING IN A

CLOUD WITH POWER AND GREAT GLORY”

Today’s scripture readings seem to come from another world.  Jeremiah looks forward to honesty and integrity in the land.  Paul expects us to live a completely blameless life. And Jesus speaks of a day when “the powers…

BEREAVEMENT MASSES – remembering our Deceased Relatives and Friends

Published on November 6, 2021

Mass each Wednesday & Friday during November will be celebrated for our deceased relatives and friends.

 

PARISH LOTTO

Published on October 7, 2021

PARISH LOTTO        (Kildare & Leighlin Co-Op Lotto Draw)

  • Results for 24th November, 2021 Numbers: 4 – 8 – 9 – 28.
  • No Jackpot winner of €10,000.  22 Match 3s get €46.00 each.

One local winner this week – Paul Balfe – Promoter – Breda Reilly.

The draw takes place each Wednesday at…

Sharing the Good News of our Faith – Online Survey

Published on September 24, 2021

SHARING THE GOOD NEWS OF OUR FAITH: ONLINE SURVEY

A short online survey of those who have returned to parish celebration of Mass

The Social Media working group of the Diocesan Pastoral Council and the Diocesan Commission for Liturgical Formation have issued a short online survey that they are asking people who have returned…

Pope Francis appoints Fr John McEvoy as “Chaplain to His Holiness”

Published on August 26, 2021

Pope Francis appoints Fr John McEvoy as “Chaplain to His Holiness”

I am delighted to announce today that Pope Francis has honoured Fr John McEvoy, Parish Priest of Rathvilly and Vice President of Carlow College St Patricks, appointing him as a “Chaplain to…

YEAR OF ST. JOSEPH

Published on March 5, 2021

Pope Francis proclaims “Year of St Joseph”

Pope Francis announced a special year dedicated to St. Joseph starting from 8 December 2020 until

8 December 2021, on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the proclamation of St. Joseph as the Patron

of the Universal Church, as well as the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception…

PRAYER TO SAINT JOSEPH

Published on December 27, 2020

Hail, Guardian of the Redeemer,
Spouse of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
To you God entrusted his only Son;
in you Mary placed her trust;
with you Christ became man.
Blessed Joseph, to us too,
show yourself a father
and guide us in the path of life.
Obtain…

The Permanent Diaconate

Published on December 11, 2020

We congratulate Liam Dunne, Carlow who will be ordained a Permanent Deacon this Saturday, 12th December by Bishop Denis Nulty in Carlow Cathedral at 3 p.m. Liam will join Rathvilly Kiltegan Parish Team from next weekend.

The Permanent Diaconate
The Diaconate is an ordained ministry which is rooted in scripture. Chapter 6 of the…

A CORONAVIRUS PRAYER

Published on August 9, 2020

A CORONAVIRUS PRAYER
Loving and healing God,
we, the people of Kildare & Leighlin turn to you in prayer,
confident that you are with us and with all people in every moment.
We stand before you as people of hope, trusting in your care and protection.
May your faithful love…

FR CRISTIAN PISTA

Published on May 30, 2020

FR CRISTIAN PISTA
A reminder of Fr Cristian Pista who spent last July in our Parish. Since September
2019 he is back in Marsabit Diocese in a desert area of Kenya near Lake Turkana.
He is in charge of developing the new parish of Turbi. The project of building a
parish…