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Bringing Holy Week Home: a Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday Companion 2020

This year we make our journey of Holy Week in a way like never before. As a Christian community we cannot gather. However, we can continue to keep Holy Week in our homes, in union with the prayer of the Church as we live out these sacred days. These resources are designed to help people...

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Online Resources During Covid-19

Sacramental, Spiritual, Faith Development & Prayer Online Video Resources Please Click on Icon or Text to navigate to Resource

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Update from Bishop Kevin Doran 30th March 2020

Dear Friends, Last Friday, further restrictions were introduced to our country and we owe it to one another to take them seriously. I wanted update you on how that impacts us in this diocese: 1. Open Churches For the moment, at least, we are thankful that our Churches remain open for private visits. I think...

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Prayers at Home When Gathering for Mass is Not Possible

In these extraordinary times when we cannot gather for Mass, we would encourage you to download and print out this prayer booklet for use at home.  We hope to have printed copies available later in the week.  Perhaps consider printing off some copies to pass on to people who may not have internet access.   While...

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Online and Radio Mass Schedules

LOCAL RADIO – THE BEST OPTION FOR THOSE WITHOUT INTERNET ACCESS Ocean FM will broadcast Mass from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 10.30am on Sunday 22nd and Sunday 29th March.  Locally you can tune in at 102.5 – 105 FM.  Online at www.oceanfm.ie or download the Radio Player App and search for...

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Review by NBSCCCI on Safeguarding in the Diocese of Elphin

The Diocese of Elphin has invited the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland (NBSCCCI) to conduct a review of Safeguarding practice. This review, which was due to be undertaken in early April 2020, has been postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A new date will be advised in due course. ...

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Join the Irish Pilgrimage to Budapest for IEC2020

Bookings are now open for the official Irish pilgrimage to the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress which will take place in, Hungary, from 13 – 20 September 2020. Encouraging pilgrims to attend the Congress in Budapest, Bishop Kevin Doran, the Irish bishops’ delegate for International Eucharistic Congresses, said: “The Church in Hungary is inviting us to...

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A Pre-Election Message to Catholics in the Diocese of Elphin

Everything is Connected     Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, The primary mission of the Church is to preach the love of God and to act as a guide (or shepherd) to all who are called to eternal life. The Kingdom of God is not, however, just a future hope. As Jesus often reminded...

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Bishop Kevin Launches Pastoral Letter on Discipleship and Mission

A Note of Introduction Almost a year ago, our Diocesan Vocations team encouraged me to prepare a pastoral letter on vocation to priesthood. As we worked on this together, it became clear to me that priesthood, like every other particular vocation, flows from the gift of life that we have each been given and from...

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Medjugorje – Young Adult Pilgrimage Summer 2020

Young Adult Pilgrimage 15/16 – 22/23 July 2020 Bishop Kevin Doran will lead a young adult pilgrimage to Medjugorje in July 2020.  All details and registration information below and available on: Registration Form (Download) MEDJUGORJE Young Adult Pilgrimage 18 – 35 Age Group OPEN TO ADULTS BETWEEN THE AGES OF 18 AND 35 MUST BE...

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