Month: September 2021

Northern Catholic Bishops webinar series to mark centenary of Partition and establishment of Northern Ireland 

The Northern Catholic Bishops have announced that they will host an online webinar series of historical talks marking the centenary of Partition and the establishment of Northern Ireland.  These talks will be led by Dr Éamon Phoenix, political historian, columnist and broadcaster, who will be joined by a number of academic historians from the North …

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Archbishop Martin offers Mass and unveils plaque in Warrenpoint for Polish “martyr of love” Saint Maximilian Kolbe

To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the death of martyr Saint Maximilian Kolbe – who as a priest gave his life in place of a father facing execution in the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland – Archbishop Eamon Martin celebrated Mass in Saint Peter’s Church, Warrenpoint, Co Down, Diocese of Dromore, on Sunday …

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SACRAMENTS

BaptismsWe are working on those that were cancelled & nearly finished the list.To book a Baptism you can call to Sacristy with Birth cert or ring the officeto enquire or you can email the certificate once you book date to farranreeparish@gmail.com.First Holy CommunionScoil Aiseiri Chriost girls will receive on Saturday September 18thScoil Iosagain boys will …

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Bishop Kevin Doran offers reflection ahead of 52nd International Eucharistic Congress in Budapest

The 52nd International Eucharistic Congress will take place in Budapest from 5 – 12 September on the theme ‘All my springs are in you’ (Psalm 87:7).  Pope Francis will visit Budapest on 12 September 2021 to participate in the Closing Mass of the 52nd International Eucharistic Congress. Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin and the …

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Catholics are urged to sign the “Healthy Planet Healthy People” petition as a key action for this year’s Season of Creation

Catholics are being urged to sign the “Healthy Planet Healthy People” petition as a key action for this year’s Season of Creation which begins today, Wednesday 1 September 2021. This year’s celebration of the Season of Creation takes place in the context of the Covid-19 pandemic as well as a devastating climate and biodiversity crisis …

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Take time to reflect on how we live our faith – Pope Francis at General Audience

Welcoming pilgrims to the Paul VI Audience Hall at the Vatican for his weekly General Audience, Pope Francis continued his catechesis on the Letter of Saint Paul to the Galatians. In this latest chapter, he recalls how the apostle Paul challenges the first Christians of Galatia to look at where they have strayed from their …

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