For those of us fit enough to take on the challenge, the annual climb of Croagh Patrick on last Sunday of July is returning to normal this year
The Climb received a lot of publicity this year as Charlie Bird & his supporters undertook the challenge for 2 charities, Irish Motor Neurons Disease Association & Pieta House, raising a staggering €3m
The Gospel reminds us of the extraordinary generosity and care of Jesus. He has pity on those who come to hear his words and no obstacle can prevent him from nourishing the hunger of the great crowd. Indeed we are told that when all have been nourished twelve baskets remain, over and above what was needed.Read More
Today is the feast day of St Anthony of Padua. He is a very popular Saint particularly when we are trying to locate something lost. He has come to the rescue many times for people who pray to him!
The concluding mass of a 9 day novena in St Johns Cathedral takes place at 5.45pm this evening. The white lily flower is associated with St.Anthony and these will be blessed in the cathedral this evening so take a bunch with you if you can attend.Read More
There was great excitement last Thursday when Rescue 115 paid a visit & landed in the parish field. The boys and girls of our primary schools were there to greet the helicopter crew Cathal Oakes, Sean Murphy, Philip Wren and Ciara Mc Hugh when it landed.
They were joined by members of Killaloe Coastguard on arrival.
A big thank you to the organisers of this special occasion.
RESCUE115 is the Irish Coast Guard S92 all weather search & rescue Helicopter based in Shannon International Airport, It assisted Kerry Mountain Rescue in a very tricky mission on Carrauntohill Mountain on Sunday June 12 where a seriously injured casualty had to be rescued. Thankfully there was a good outcome and the casualty is now being looked after in Tralee University Hospital. Well done to all involved.
Pope Francis requests that the People of God are consulted before synod of bishops takes place in October 2023
Parishes in Diocese have now made their submissions and the Limerick Diocesan Report has been forwarded for inclusion in the National Report which will be completed by end of June & will be submitted to Rome when finalised.
May devotions to the Blessed Virgin Mary refer to special Marian devotions held in the Catholic Church during the month of May honoring Mary, mother of God as "the Queen of May".
May 31 is the Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary commemorating Mary’s visit to her cousin Elizabeth. The meeting of these two women was. Very joyful & unique event.
Trocaire are involved in long term projects and it is essential that they raise sufficient funds to maintain these. Trocaire Lenten boxes may be handed in now
A link is attached for information on this year’s campaign.
The theme for this year is Climate Change and COVID are hurting families in ZimbabweRead More
The Christian holiday of Pentecost is celebrated on the 50th day from Easter Sunday. It commemorates the descent of the Holy Spirit upon the Apostles and other followers of Jesus Christ while they were in Jerusalem celebrating the Feast of Weeks, as described in the Acts of the ApostlesRead More