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Carols at the Crib

St Joseph’s Mercy 12 Days of Christmas Navan from Robert McCabe on Vimeo. Thanks to parishioners and musicians who kept the joy of Bethlehem alive during the Twelve Days of Christmas by leading carols near the Crib in St Mary’s. Special thanks to the following groups: 26 December – Polish Community 27 December – Indian Community 28 December […]

Christmas 2016

Christmas 2016

We thank all parishioners for their prayers and preparations for Christmas during the past four full weeks of Advent. Special mention goes to all who ensured that our Christmas ceremonies were joyful, welcoming and prayerful for all parishioners – especially those who had travelled home to spend time with their families in Navan. Beannachtaí na Nollag to all #Navan […]

Advent 2016

The priests of the parish propose a set of Advent Talks on the first three Tuesdays of Advent. They will explore the theme “a voice cries in the wilderness” – becoming a person of faith and courage today.  Tues 29 November 8:00pm: Fr. Kevin Heery: being a person of faith and courage in Ireland today.  […]

All Saints’ Party 2016

All Saints’ Party 2016

Our annual All Saints Party was another great time of family, faith and fun in the parish centre from 4:30 – 6:00. We thank the parents and godparents who supported the Legion of Mary in organising the event and all who found time to make costumes and outfits. We also thank the parents who entered into […]

DayForLife2016 – RTÉ Mass

DayForLife2016 – RTÉ Mass

The gifts which we place on the altar on Sundays are fruit of the earth and work of human hands. Farmers grew the wheat and grapes; they gathered, crushed and delivered them to others who “were only doing their duty” as they changed them from flour and juice with time and skill into bread and […]

Celebrating our Care Givers *update*

Celebrating our Care Givers *update*

We are glad to provide a link to some photos from last Saturday’s gathering Celebrating our Care Givers:   A gathering for all who provide care to people in our community will be held in St Mary’s Church, Navan on Saturday 24 September at 3:00pm. The Parish Pastoral Council have organised this ceremony to mark the Holy Year […]

Tara-Slane walk 2016 *update*

Tara-Slane walk 2016 *update*

Tara is a symbol of our pagan past and Slane, according to tradition, is the site where St. Patrick lit the Paschal Fire for the first time in Ireland. The walk is therefore a journey towards the Light of Christ, a symbol of our faith journey through life. The walk is 15 miles (24 kms) […]

My Healthy Parish *update*

My Healthy Parish *update*

Some of the first hospitals and centres of excellence in Ireland were located in the monastic settlements of the Boyne Valley. Many of the local placenames (e.g. Canon Row or Abbeylands) still bear witness to our heritage. These centres of care, learning and prayer provided guidance and support to our ancestors. Skills in farming, medicine, learning and craftwork […]

WYD 2016 reports

WYD 2016 reports

Lisa, Barry & Fr Kevin #IrishatWYD provide their final report on the Saturday’s Vigil, Adoration and Sunday’s Mass at Campus Misericordiæ. They invite you to join in preparing for #Panama2019. Fr Kevin, Lisa and Barry give us another update after their move from Płock to Krakow. They describe the opening Mass, visit to the Shrine […]

LMFM Mass 24 July 2016

LMFM Mass 24 July 2016

The weekly LMFM Mass will be broadcast on Sunday morning 24 July at 09:10am from the Church of St Oliver Plunkett, Navan. Fr Robert McCabe sees the weekly Mass as one of the valuable contributions of local radio to many of the housebound parishioners around the North East. The good work by Eddie Caffrey in preparing each broadcast allows homes across […]