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Prayers at Home with Gathering for Mass is not Possible

We are sorry that we can’t welcome you to Mass just now. We encourage you to continue nourishing your faith until we can gather again. In addition to the celebration of Mass online or on local radio, the following resources, may be of help. Prayers at Home https://www.elphindiocese.ie/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Prayers-At-Home-When-Gathering-for-Mass-is-Not-Possible.pdf Video Resources https://www.elphindiocese.ie/programme-prayer-resources/ Mass Schedule – Online ...

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Online and Radio Mass Schedules – October 2020

CATHEDRAL OF THE IMMACULATE CONCEPTION, SLIGO Daily at 10.30am and 7.00pm Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament 7.30pm – 8.30pm daily sligocathedral.ie/live-feed-from-cathedral/   AHAMLISH Sunday at 12noon facebook.com/ahamlishparishsligo   ARDCARNE Sunday at 11.30am churchtv.ie/cootehall.html   ATHLONE Sunday at 12.00noon Monday – Saturday at 9.30am churchservices.tv/athlone BALLINAMEEN Sunday at 11.00am, Saturday at 8.00pm (Vigil) Tuesday – Friday...

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Try Alpha! – Alpha Course For Adults – Online

Elphin Diocese – Try Alpha! Try Alpha! An On-line Alpha Course for Adults  Alpha is designed to help participants discover the basics of our Christian faith and grow in a deeper personal relationship with God. Beginning Monday 2nd November @ 8pm Running for 10 consecutive weeks each Monday evening at 8pm, allowing for a 3...

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Care at the End of Life – Pastoral Message

Samaritanus Bonus (The Good Samaritan) was published on 22 September by the Vatican’s Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.  This document discusses end of life care, and its key message is that euthanasia is incompatible with care at the end of life.  Bishops welcomed the timely publication of Samaritanus Bonus and reflected on this important...

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Job Vacancy – Data Protection Officer

Job Vacancy – Data Protection Officer   The Dioceses of Tuam, Galway, Elphin, Killala, Achonry, Clonfert, Kilmore and Ardagh & Clonmacnois wish to recruit a Data Protection Officer. The purpose of this role is to assist the eight participating Dioceses and their constituent parishes and agencies in achieving compliance with the requirements of the General...

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Day for Life 2020: Choose Life!

About Day For Life Day for Life is celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition.  This year’s Day for Life will be celebrated in Ireland on Sunday 4 October and...

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Fifteen “Partners in the Gospel” Catechists Commissioned for the Diocese

Fifteen volunteer catechists were commissioned for service in the Diocese of Elphin, by Bishop Kevin Doran, at Mass in Sligo Cathedral yesterday, Sunday 27th September. Known as “Partners in the Gospel”, the Catechists are lay parishioners from all walks of life and from parishes all over the Diocese, who have completed an intensive four year...

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World Mission Sunday 18 October 2020

Mission Month Pack Every year to enhance World Mission Sunday celebrations we prepare the Mission Month Pack. These resources are designed to help individuals, parishes and communities celebrate not only World Mission Sunday, but the entire month of October. Explore further by downloading below. Mission Month Booklet Mission Month Toolkit Children’s Resource Mission Sunday Mass...

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Preparation for First Holy Communion

Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson One  Download Worksheet One Come to the Table of the Lord (1/3)     Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Two Download Worksheet Two Come to the Table of the Lord – Lesson Two   Come to the Table of the Lord –...

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Come Holy Spirit! Confirmation Preparation Resources

A message from Bishop Kevin to all our Confirmation Candidates  Lesson 1 – Holy Spirit, Trinity, Power of the Spirit and Symbols of the Holy Spirit      Download Worksheet 1 Lesson 2 – Fruits and Gifts of the Holy Spirit Download Worksheet 2 Lesson 3 – The Confirmation Ceremony Download Worksheet 3

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