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Anglesey Friends of St Eugene

Anglesey Friends of St Eugene

Anglesey Friends of St Eugene: Fundraising Initiative – Prayer, Service, Friendship Several years ago the Friends groups on Anglesey decided to fundraise for the local Multiple Sclerosis Society and so support research into this condition which affects so many people. Over the past twelve months in the region of £1500 was raised through asking parishioners to...

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Job Vacancy for Parish Secretary at St. Michael’s, Inchicore:  

Job Vacancy for Parish Secretary St. Michael’s Church, Inchicore is currently recruiting a Parish Secretary. This role is offered initially on a one-year fixed term and part-time basis for 20 hours per week, Monday – Friday. Reporting to the Parish Priest / Moderator, duties include:  Providing an administrative service to St. Michael’s Parish, Inchicore Managing...

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Fr. Michael Morrissey

Fr. Michael Morrissey Celebrates Golden Jubilee Anniversary

St Mary’s Church was packed to capacity on Sunday, August 25th, when Fr. Michael Morrissey formerly of Islandmor celebrated the golden jubilee of his ordination to the priesthood. He was assisted by Canon Willie Fitzmaurice, Fr. Eamonn O’Brien and Fr. Oliver Plunkett, formerly of Croom, who will also be celebrating his golden jubilee this year. Canon Fitzmaurice congratulated Fr....

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20th October

October 20th : Gospel Reflection for this Sunday

Please read Br Michael’s reflection for Sunday October 20th – 29th Sunday in Ordinary Time Don’t give up or give in Up until recently, one of my brothers ran marathons. He would run one full marathon and an half one each year! He was asked to speak to a group of runners who were preparing...

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Newman

 A connection between St. John Henry Newman and the Oblates

 A connection between St. John Henry Newman and the Oblates Saint Anne’s is one of the oldest Missions in Birmingham. Founded in 1849 it was given into the charge of the Oratorian Fathers, with John Henry Newman (later Cardinal) as the first parish priest. Born in 1801, in the City of London, he was the...

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Oblate Jubilee Celebrations

Oblate Jubilee Celebration 2019 Twelve Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate celebrated significant milestones last month with their Oblate brothers, their families, friends and parishioners. Each was marking a special anniversary of his ordination or profession. Our Provincial, Fr Oliver Barry presided over the beautiful ceremony held in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Inchicore on August...

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Christians in the Arab World and Interreligious Dialogue

Christians in the Arab World and Interreligious Dialogue

The Parish of St. Joseph’s, Colwyn Bay recently hosted an evening titled “Christians in the Arab World and Interreligious Dialogue”. The evening was led Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald. The text of his presentation is attached. Archbishop Michael Louis Fitzgerald (born 17 August 1937) is a British Roman Catholic prelate of the Catholic Church and an expert on Christian-Muslim relations. He...

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Day for Life 2019

Theme for Day for Life 2019 pastoral letter

The Scourge of Domestic Abuse – theme for the 2019 ‘Day for Life’ pastoral letter ‘Day for Life’ is celebrated each year across the Catholic Church in Ireland, Scotland, England & Wales.  It is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the value of human life at every stage and in every condition.  This Sunday,...

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Sorcha Dempsey-Roberts and one of the children in the Sandra Jones Centre, Zimbabwe, July 2019

Zimbabwe 2019: They asked only one thing of us – to love…

Zimbabwe 2019 My name is Sorcha Dempsey-Roberts. I am 19 years old and live on Anglesey in North Wales. I was fortunate enough to get a place on this year’s missionary experience trip to Zimbabwe 2019. The excitement of finding out that I had been successful in gaining a place on the trip was quickly...

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The Oblate Connection: St Thérése

St Thérése’s Feast day is October 1st December 14, 1927 St. Thérése of the Child Jesus was proclaimed the special patron saint of missionaries, like St. Francis Xavier, although she never left her monastery. This is due to the Oblates, especially to Fr. Arsène Turquetil, an Oblate father and native of Normandy. Oblate Fathers in...

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