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Reek Sunday :: Sunday 28 July 2019 The annual national pilgrimage to Croagh Patrick (Reek Sunday) takes place on Sunday 28 July 2019.  Mass...
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Bishop Brendan Kelly preached the following sermons in Galway Cathedral on (i) Friday 17 August 2018 at the funeral of Fr James Max Mitchell and (ii) Saturday 18 August 2018 at a mass of reconcilliation and remembrance of the Maamtrasna murders.

The 2016 International Eucharistic Congress takes place in Cebu in the Philippines next January. Joe Walsh Tours is offering packages to those interested in attending.

A Week of Guided Prayer is a real retreat in the real world of everyday life. It may be the perfect solution for those who have too many daily responsibilities at work and at home to go and spend a week in a monastery or retreat centre.

The Diocesan Pastoral Centre is hosting a programme, Maryvale Certificate in Catechesis, from Maryvale Institute, Birmingham,  which will commence on Saturday, October 6th next.

In preparation for hosting the Diocesan Stand 399 at the National Ploughing Championships, Bishop Denis Nulty (Kildare & Leighlin diocese) is inviting people all around the country to choose their favourite prayer, perhaps a prayer learnt at their mother’s knee or handed down ó ghlúin go glúi

Prayers for discernment

I do not know what to ask you.
You alone know my real needs,
and you love me more
than I even know how to love.
Enable me to discern my true needs
which are hidden from me.

YOUTH 2000 SUMMER FESTIVAL

Join over 1000 young people aged between 16 and 35 this August at the Youth 2000 Summer Festival. The festival takes place in Clongowes Wood College, Clane, Co Kildare from Thursday 15 August to Sunday 18 August 2019.