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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…

DIVINE PROVIDENCE

Published on July 30, 2021

DIVINE PROVIDENCE

The term “Divine Providence” is often used to signify God’s intervention in our lives.  We also use it, capitalised, as a way of characterising the very nature of God, as he wades into human history: Divine Providence.

In the readings from Exodus (Chapter 16) with which the Masses for the month open, the…

The First World Day for Grandparents and The Elderly

Published on July 23, 2021

THE FIRST WORLD DAY FOR GRANDPARENTS AND THE ELDERLY 

Pope Francis has established a World Day for Grandparents and the Elderly,

which will take place for the first time on Sunday 25 July 2021 on the theme

 ‘I am with you always’ (Mt 28:20).

 

Prayer for Grandparents – Composed by the Late Msgr. Quinn,…

RATHVILLY KILTEGAN PARISH LOTTO

Published on June 18, 2021

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

  • Results for 28th July, 2021 Numbers: 5 – 6 – 15 – 20

No Jackpot winner.   40 Match 3s get €25.00 each.    No local winners this week.

The draw takes place each Wednesday at 4 p.m. in the Parish Centre, Portlaoise.

  • On Wednesday,…

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…

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…