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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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Confirmation Schedule 2019

Bishop Kevin is pleased to announce the Confirmation Schedule for the Diocese of Elphin 2019.  He sends his best wishes to all those preparing for the special gift of the Holy Spirit, to their families and teachers, and assures them of his prayers at this important time. Please note that while every effort will be...

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Read and Watch Pope Francis’ Homilies, Speeches and Addresses

Read Pope Francis’ Homilies, Speeches and Addresses on the occassion of his visit to Ireland for the 9th World Meeting of Families 25 – 26 August 2018.      

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Safeguarding Children – Message of Bishop Kevin to the People of Elphin Diocese

Safeguarding Children – Message of Bishop Kevin to the People of Elphin Diocese I welcome the Letter of Pope Francis to the People of God, on the question of the important responsibility that we, as Church, have for the safeguarding of children. I welcome also the comments which he made on the safeguarding of children in...

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Opening of World Meeting of Families 2018 across the Diocese

Le Chéile le Críost! Celebrations in the Diocese of Elphin for the opening of the World Meeting of Families 2018 on Tuesday 21st August Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo at 7.00pm  Bishop Kevin welcomes Bishop Ferran Glenfield, Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh, who will preach the homily.  Music by Sligo Cathedral Choir, under the...

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Diocesan Appointments 2018

DIOCESAN APPOINTMENTS 2018 Bishop Kevin has announced the following appointments: Fr. Michael Donnelly PP Drumcliff-Maugherow has retired. Canon Thomas Hever VG, returning from sabbatical leave, has been appointed PP Drumcliff-Maugherow, effective 1st July 2018. Fr. Martin Mulvaney PP Ss Peter and Paul’s, Athlone to be PP Kilglass and Rooskey, replacing Fr. Kevin Fallon who will...

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Garland Sunday at the Holy Well 2018

Tobernalt Holy Well, Co Sligo celebrates Garland Sunday this weekend 28th – 29th July 2018. Bishop Kevin will celebrate 6am Mass on Sunday. SATURDAY 28 JULY 2018  7.00pm     Confession at the Holy Well  7.30pm     Evening Mass – Remembering Our Faith  SUNDAY 29 JULY 2018  6.00am    Dawn Mass – Camino from St Anne’s...

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