Notices

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…

Third Sunday of Lent

Published on March 5, 2021

3rd SUNDAY OF LENT

PRAYER

Heavenly Father, we come here today to touch the reality of your presence in our world, to renew ourselves in our understanding of your presence in our lives. Routine and habit can sometimes rob us of our zeal and enthusiasm. As we listen to your Word here today,…

For New Beginnings

Published on February 26, 2021

For New Beginnings

In out-of-the-way places of the heart,
Where your thoughts never think to wander,
This beginning has been quietly forming,
Waiting until you were ready to emerge.

For a long time it has watched your desire,
Feeling the emptiness grow inside you,
Noticing how you willed yourself on,

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Published on February 26, 2021

Create in Me a Clean Heart

Create in me a clean heart, O God,

And put a new and right spirit within me.

†          Create in me a clean heart, open and receptive, so that I may embrace the many ways you choose to visit my life.

†          Create in me a clean…

An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit

Published on February 24, 2021

Important message from An Garda Síochána Crime Prevention Unit
Gardaí are receiving an ever increasing number of complaints in relation to fraudulent and illegal scams. The scams can come in the form of texts, emails, telephone calls to your mobile or landline or even through social media. They can be difficult to spot as…

Pastoral Letter for Lent from Bishop Denis Nulty

Published on February 12, 2021

Lent reminds us the Lord is always with us

Ash Wednesday is a day of huge significance for us as members of the Christian community. On that day we begin our journey of Lent, forty days of turning back to God, forty days of re-examining our lives through the lens of our faith, forty days…

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 October 23, 2020

A CORONAVIRUS PRAYER in time of Pandemic

Almighty and eternal God,

our refuge in every danger,

to whom we turn in our distress,

in faith we pray:

look with compassion on the afflicted,

grant eternal rest to the dead, comfort to mourners,

healing to the sick, peace to the dying,

strength to healthcare workers, wisdom…

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…