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Camino de Santiago 2019 – Young Adult Pilgrimage with Bishop Kevin

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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Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2019

At this time of year, people are inclined think ahead to longer, brighter days and possible trips abroad. The Diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes offers a break with a difference; a change of air and a space for prayer. Elphin becomes a community on the move. The annual Diocesan pilgrimage will take place from 30th August...

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Catholic Schools Week 2019 – Celebrating the Work of Our Local Catholic Schools

Catholic Schools Week 2019 will run from 27th January to 3rd February 2019. The theme for Catholic Schools Week this year is Catholic Schools: Celebrating the Work of Our Local Catholic Schools. As Irish society changes, it is important that we reflect on the unique contribution of Catholic schools to our collective goal of education....

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World Youth Day 2019 Panama

Panama was announced by Pope Francis as the host city of World Youth Day 2019 which will take place from 22-27 January. Following WYD tradition, the Holy Father revealed his choice at the conclusion of the Final Mass in Krakow, the venue for the last World Youth Day in 2016.  The theme of the 2019...

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RTÉ programme celebrating 60 years of the service of the Irish Chaplaincy

This Wednesday, 19 December, RTÉ One’s Nationwide will broadcast a special programme at 7.00pm celebrating 60 years of the pastoral service of the Irish Chaplaincy in London. The Irish chaplaincy is an agency of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, and is partly supported by grants from the Department of Foreign Affairs. When established by the Irish bishops...

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Bishop Kevin’s Christmas Message for 2018 

I spent a few days on retreat in November and, as I walked along the woodland paths, I enjoyed watching the squirrels darting around gathering beech nuts and acorns for the winter. It may be my imagination, but they seem to have been even more active on Black Friday.  There is something of the squirrel...

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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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