- November 15, 2020
Extracts from Living Our Faith In a Time of COVID-19 (Bishop Leahy)
Slow down and Look Deeper: Everything is connected, everyone is connected! COVID-19 invites us to slow down, contemplate nature and care for the planet. But it also invites us to open our eyes to those suffering in other parts of the world, to live for universal fraternity and social friendship.Read more
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.Read more
- 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.Read more
Remembrance Prayer Service for the Deceased
- November 02, 2020
Online Remembrance Prayer Service Wednesday 4th November at 3 pm
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