16th Sunday B St. Abina’s Church, Clondrohid Benemerenti Presentation to Bridget Connolly “He took pity on them, like sheep without a shepherd” My friends, One of the features of life to-day is the number of people who have a Facebook page who have followers – some with a small number but many […]
The Bishop of Cloyne invites men between the ages of 30 and 60 who are interested in serving as Deacons in the Church to make contact with a view to exploring the possibility of undertaking formation with a view to ordination as Deacon. This ministry is open to men, either married or single, between the […]
YOUTH MINISTRY COORDINATOR(S) Archdiocese of Armagh (3 Year Fixed-Term Contract subject to 1 Year Probationary Period) JOB DESCRIPTION Job Title Youth Ministry Coordinator Location(s) Northern Ireland (Counties Armagh, East Tyrone, South Derry); & County Louth Starting Salary £24,982 (or Euro equivalent) Responsible to The Archbishop of Armagh or […]
St Patrick’s Archdiocesan Trust Limited VACANCY Youth Ministry Coordinator x 2 Archdiocese of Armagh [ 3 Year Fixed-Term Contract (subject to an 11 month Probationary Period)] The Archdiocese of Armagh seeks to appoint two motivated and talented professionals, each to undertake the full-time roles of Youth Ministry Coordinator. The Youth Ministry Coordinators will […]
15th Sunday (B) 11th July 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Sure, you know yourself” My friends, There is an endearing advertisement running these days in which a son calls home and his father answers the phone. He is clearly busy and on being asked “Dad how are you?” Sure, you know yourself! is the reply. […]
Taizé Style Prayer A small introduction to Taizé prayer; a time of prayer, reflection and Taizé music. Thursday, 29th July 2021 at 8pm Get in touch for the link for Zoom – email email@example.com Join us for a walk and a chat in Gougane Barra All are welcome. Meeting point: the gate of the Church […]
Homily Requiem Mass for Canon Michael Harrington July 2nd , 2021 Homilist: Archdeacon Gerard Casey My dear friends, we are gathered today in mutual respect and affection for Canon Michael Harrington. It is a time of sadness for so many of us. Firstly, for his immediate family, his brother-in-law Michael, his nieces AnneMarie, Patricia, […]
14th Sunday (B) 4th July 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “He was amazed at their lack of faith” Mk 6:6 My friends, One of the very difficult experiences of parents over these last decades has been the disappointment of seeing some or all their children become indifferent to the point of […]
13th Sunday (B) 27th June 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Groupthink” and its fallout… My friends, “Groupthink” as a word was used a number of years ago to describe the nature of the decision making inside an RTE production team who chose to broadcast a documentary about a retired missionary priest which included accusations […]
11th Sunday (B) 13th June 2021 St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh “Planted in the house of the Lord, they will flourish” (Psalm 91) My friends, For some years now in the world of food “organic” is much valued and sought after. There are many who will only consume food that is produced organically even thought it […]
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Essays and other items:January 21st, 2019The follow article was written by Jamie O'Flaherty, a reporter for The Avondhu Press, and published [...]January 25th, 2018Fr Eamonn McCarthy, a priest of the Diocese of Cloyne and currently working with Radio Maria (based [...]
How a Young Person may be active in parish: Áine Keane's activity and service through the Pope John Paul II AwardsJune 2nd, 2017My name is Áine Keane. I am 19 years old. I'm a student at Presentation Secondary School in Mitc[...]