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Church NoticesThe latest Sunday Mass notices are now available for download

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M prayA Morning Prayer From Loreto Abbey Dalkey
May 21st

Return Box Donation Square ROINIEvery year Trócaire asks for your help during Lent to fund lifesaving programmes around the world. This year, of course, it was not possible to return Trócaire boxes through schools or parishes in the usual way.

Serenity PrayerGod grant me the serenity 
To accept the things I cannot change; 
Courage to change the things I can; 
And wisdom to know the difference. 

Scripture Summer School 2020Each year, a Scripture Summer School takes place in Dublin (Holy Cross Diocesan Centre) and, more recently, in Knock, Co Mayo.  Over the years, people have enjoyed being together to talk about their faith and to learn about the Word of God.

faithFaith In Myself - Marjorie Holmes
God gave me faith in myself,
not only on days when I'm going great and winning
and nothing seems impossible
but on days when the whole world looks lousy
and I'm losing and the road ahead seems too hard.
When I wonder if I'm brave enough, smart enough
and I must be crazy to try,
don't let me quit Lord, not ever.

Live Today As If it Were Your First Day wLive Today As If it Were Your First Day

Take a fresh look at the things you take for granted in your life. Look at your job as some- thing new (remember the feeling of excitement when you got it?). Look at your significant other as if you’re seeing them for the first time.

chapel 3 croppedSunday 3rd May is the World Day of Prayer for Vocations (Good Shepherd Sunday).  On this day we celebrate the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. Pray for an increase in vocations to the priesthood, diaconate, and consecrated life, especially for our diocese, that God will raise up good shepherds in our midst.  Do you hear the voice of the Lord, the Good Shepherd calling you to a particular way of life?

SHOJDeacon Ted will lead the traditional prayers to the Sacred Heart of Jesus immediately after the private Mass on Friday, May 1st, at approximately 9:00 AM. Please join us!

maymMay is the month of Mary, the Mother of Jesus. Praying the Rosary keeps in touch with the mysteries of our Salvation and the communion of the Church. Pope Francis has written the following two prayers to Mary for this time of Covid 19. News Feed