Latest Updates

Mass for the Leaving Certificate Class of 2020

On what would have been the first day of their State Exams, Bishop Kevin invites the Leaving Certificate Class of 2020 to join him for Mass at 7.00pm on Wednesday 3rd June live from Sligo Cathedral.  sligocathedral.ie/live-feed-from-cathedral Bishop Kevin will be joined by Mr Paul Keogh who will provide the music and 3 students from three...

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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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Send Forth Your Spirit, O Lord! Preparing for Pentecost 2020

To prepare ourselves for a fresh outpouring of the Holy Spirit this Pentecost, we have prepared this prayer resource for you to pray at home from Friday 29th – Sunday 31st May 2020.   The Feast of Pentecost is one of the most important feasts in the entire church year. It occurs fifty days after Easter...

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Bishop Kevin to celebrate Mass for all Confirmation Candidates.

On Pentecost Sunday, when we celebrate the coming of the Holy Spirit, Bishop Kevin invites the boys and girls who are preparing for Confirmation, and their families, to join him for Mass online from St Patrick’s Church, Strandhill at 11.00 am. You can watch live at churchservices.tv/strandhill  We hope you can join with us this...

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Bishop Kevin to feature on Shalom World’s “Hope Spot”

Bishop Kevin will feature in a programme on Shalom World TV called ‘Hope Spot’ this Tuesday 26th May at 9pm (Irish Time).  You can watch online at shalomworld.org/watchlive You can watch a trailer for the programme here shalomworld.org/show/hope-spot ‘Hope Spot’ will also be available to view on Shalom World TV Facebook Page facebook.com/shalomworld and YouTube...

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Online and Radio Mass Schedules

LOCAL RADIO  Ocean FM broadcast Mass from the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 10.30am each Sunday.  Locally you can tune in at 102.5 – 105 FM.  Online at www.oceanfm.ie or download the Radio Player App and search for Ocean FM Ireland.   Shannonside Radio broadcast Mass from St Mel’s Cathedral, Longford each Sunday at...

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Pastoral Update from Bishop Kevin – 7th May 2020

If you have ever climbed Croagh Patrick, you may – like me – have struggled a bit with some parts which are quite steep. But many people would say that coming down is much more difficult. The stones slide around beneath your feet and there are many places where a moment’s inattention could lead to...

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Short weekly online reflections – “Stay With Us Lord; for it is almost Evening”

The six Western Dioceses (the Tuam Province) have planned a new initiative as part of the ongoing response to the pastoral challenge presented by COVID-19. One of the important Gospel stories of these Easter days is the account of how the two disciples met the Risen Jesus on the road to Emmaus and how they...

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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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Elphin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes Postponed

It is with great disappointment that we convey the news about our pilgrimage to Lourdes this year. It is postponed and will be rescheduled for 27th August 2021. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, governments and health authorities (Ireland and France) have placed restrictions on movement and introduced physical distancing as a means of reducing the...

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