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Pastoral Letter from Bishop Brendan Leahy

  • November 07, 2020

We will never forget 2020! A Spring lockdown, churches closed, Easter by webcam; children whose collective memory will be defined by this virus; Confirmation and First Communion ceremonies postponed, Leaving Cert students facing bewildering changes; people losing their jobs or fearing loss of work and our older generation very restricted in their activities. Funerals that had to be celebrated without the customary supports and gatherings of people. Over the summer we followed government roadmaps and longed to return to normality, or at least to something that resembled a familiar way of life. 

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Newsletter

  • November 07, 2020

Extracts from Living our Faith in a time of COVID-19 (Bishop Leahy)

*   Believe in Love. First things first! Remember God who is Love. We can heed St Peter’s advice to the First Christians: “Cast all your anxiety onto God, because he cares for you”.

*    Build up your family as a “domestic church”. Everyone belongs to the family. Each of us can build up our family as a community of love for one another, a community of sharing and mercy. We can always start again to care for one another, every time we fail.

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Remembrance Prayer Service for the Deceased

  • November 02, 2020

Online Remembrance Prayer Service Wednesday 4th November at 3 pm

www.stjohnscathedrallimerick.com

Sr Betty Baker & Phyllis Moynihan will lead online Remembrance Service here in St John's Cathedral for the deceased Priests & Nuns from the diocese who passed away during the year.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions members of the public cannot attend but can join online at 

www.stjohnscathedrallimerick.com

 

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Newsletter

  • October 31, 2020

November a month of Prayer and Remembrance for the dead and the bereaved.

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October Vocations Newsletter

 Blessings as we end this month of October dedicated to Our Lady and prepare to remember our deceased loved ones in the month of November. 

Please find attached the October Vocations Newsletter.

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Newsletter

This week, may we be more aware that God is in the bits and pieces of our ordinary daily lives. May we love God with all our heart, soul and mind. May we love our neighbours as we love ourselves.

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World Mission Sunday 18th October

Together through World Mission Sunday we are helping the Church to grow and flourish. Together we are mission. Attached is a letter received from Bishop Larry Duffy, Bishop of Clogher, Episcopal Member of the National Mission Council.

 

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