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ON BEING BRAVE

Published on September 3, 2021

On Being Brave

THE SPECIAL OLYMPIC WORLD SUMMER GAMES were staged in Dublin in 2003, during an unforgettable week of pride, pageantry and participation.  The swimming competitions were held in the National Aquatic Centre.

In one heat of the “Fifteen Metre Unassisted Swim”, there were only three competitors.  Each had an assistant following in the…

A LIGHT UNTO MY PATH

Published on September 3, 2021

A Light Unto My Path

Twenty-Third Sunday in Ordinary Time

Bishop Robert Barron

He has done all things well.  He makes the deaf hear and the dumb speak.  So said the bystanders after they saw Jesus’ healing of the deaf man with the speech impediment.  We are meant to share their amazement in the measure…

SACRAMENTS 2021

Published on September 1, 2021

FIRST HOLY COMMUNION 2021
Rathmore & Rathvilly NS – Saturday, 18th September. 2 Ceremonies 11 a.m. & 2 p.m.
Talbotstown NS – Saturday, 25th September at 11.30 a.m.
Tynock NS – Saturday, 2nd October at 11.30 a.m.

CONFIRMATION 2021
Rathmore NS – Friday, 10th September at 7.00 p.m.
Rathvilly NS…

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…

MEDITATION OF THE DAY            “Who shall we go to?”

Published on August 20, 2021

MEDITATION OF THE DAY            “Who shall we go to?”

God’s dream is that mankind will come to know him.  That is why God became man in Jesus and entered into human history. Therefore, the only true thing that counts in the life of any human being is this encounter with Jesus. …

THE REGAL GRACE OF MARY

Published on August 13, 2021

She Pondered These Things in Her Heart (see Lk 2:19)

 The Regal Grace of Mary    – Sophie Lippiatt – 

It’s easy to slip into the trap of thinking of Mary as a dull, passive woman completely devoid of personality.  It’s so hard to imagine a truly sinless human being that we clutch at the…

REMEMBER WHAT IS MOST IMPORTANT

Published on July 30, 2021

It’s not having everything go right;  it’s facing whatever goes wrong.

It’s not being without fear;  it’s having the determination

to go on in spite of it.  It’s not where you stand,

but the direction you’re going in.

It’s more than never having bad moments;

it’s knowing you are always bigger than the moment.

It’s…

RATHVILLY KILTEGAN PARISH LOTTO

Published on June 18, 2021

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

  • Results for 25th August, 2021 Numbers: 7 – 9 – 10 – 22.

No Jackpot winner.   28 Match 3s get €36.00 each.  One local winner this week.

Sophia Doyle.  Promoter – Nora Coates.

The draw takes place each Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the…

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…

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…