2nd Sunday of Lent

Published on February 26, 2021

God our Father, we gather once more in
your name. In these unstable times we are
encouraged by the assurance of the
promise of eternal life glimpsed by Peter,
James and John, during the
We are also on a climb to…

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…


Published on February 19, 2021

First Sunday of Lent

The Rainbow in the Clouds

Scripture                 Genesis 9:8-15, God tells Noah that the rainbow is a sign of the Covenant.

                                    1Peter 3:18-22The waters of the Ark and the waters of baptism.

                                    Mark 1:12-15.  John the Baptizer is arrested; Jesus preaches the Good News.

Theme                  In Noah’s day, only…

Lenten Scripture Sharing – 1st Sunday of Lent

Published on February 18, 2021


Thanks to all those who decide to use our Lenten Scripture Sharing this year.

We hope that the format of these Scripture Sharings may be of use to people who wish to reflect on the Lenten readings, but for different reasons cannot join a group.

We know that there are many well-established groups both…

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…


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.

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…


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…