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Living Family Retreat Day – Sligo

“Living Family” will host a retreat day for all families on Saturday 5th of January 2019 in Summerhill College, Sligo from 10am – 5pm.  Bishop Kevin will celebrate Mass on the day.  To book, please email download the booking form and send to info@livingfamily.ie   Booking Form PDF Version  https://1drv.ms/b/s!AuyYPO_PJKBCgcsk8PQVtIveAUCNuA   Booking Form Word Version...

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Online Advent Calendar

The first day of Advent heralds the beginning of the Catholic Church’s new year.  Advent (from ‘ad-venire’ in Latin or “to come to”) is the Church season encompassing the four Sundays and weekdays leading up to the celebration of Christmas.  Advent is a time of spiritual preparation for the Lord’s coming at Christmas.  Advent also...

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Red Wednesday 2018

You are invited to join Aid to the Church in Need on Wednesday November 28th to ‘Make a stand for Faith & Freedom’ by wearing red, praying red and lighting red to remember our suffering, persecuted BUT not forgotten Christian brothers and sisters throughout the world. Many churches & public buildings will be lit up...

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Summerhill College Alumni Inaugural Ball

In order to formally launch the new Summerhill College Alumni Association, there will be an Inaugural Alumni ball which will take place in the Radisson Hotel on Thursday December 27th 2018. The event is open to all past pupils and friends of the school with proceeds in aid of Pieta House. All are welcome to an...

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Mass of Thanksgiving for the Harvest – Highwood

Mass of Thanksgiving for the Harvest was celebrated in St.Brigid’s Church, Highwood in Geevagh Parish on Tuesday, October 23rd. 2018. Bishop Kevin and Bishop Agapitus, visiting from the Diocese of Kumba, Cameroon, were given a warm welcome.  Thanks to Ms.Joan McLoughlin, Kilmactranny NS, for all her work in relation to the Green Flag project. 

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Pope John Paul II Award – Ceremony 2018

The Pope John Paul II Award Ceremony in the Diocese of Elphin took place in the College of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo on the 24th October 2018. Fifty Three young people received Papal Cross, Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. The ceremony was attended by Bishop Kevin Doran, Mr Barry McMahon (Representing the Knights of Saint...

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Camino2019

Please Click on Picture Above for Poster Bishop Kevin Doran will lead a pilgrimage for young adults (18 -35) on the Camino de Santiago in June.  All details, instructions for registration and contact information below. Package Details:  Dates: 23rd – 30th June 2019 Age Group: 18 – 35  Cost €650. Package includes flights, 7 nights...

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Day for Life 2018

This Sunday, 7th October, is Day for Life, celebrated annually by the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales. It is a day dedicated to raising awareness about the meaning and value of human life at every stage and in every condition. The focus this year is human trafficking.  The Catholic community can make...

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Papal Award for Sr Patricia Tomlinson RSM

On Friday last, 28th September 2018, Bishop Kevin presented Sr Patricia Tomlinson RSM with an honour from Pope Francis Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice in recognition of her for the Diocese of Elphin. Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice is conferred for distinguished service to the church by lay people and clergy. Sr Patricia is a member of...

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SIENA – Young Adult Programme 2018/2019

“BECOME WHO YOU ARE MEANT TO BE AND SET THE WORLD ON FIRE” – St. Catherine of Siena Click on image above to open Brochure What is SIENA? If you are at a cross-roads in your life; just finished school, at or just finished third level education, working, unemployed, on a gap year, not satisfied...

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