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Tara-Slane-2017

Tara-Slane-2017

Date and time: The walk will depart from the Hill of Tara at 9:00am sharp on Saturday 26 August. Estimated time of arrival on the Hill of Slane is 4:30pm with conclusion of pilgrimage by 5:00pm. Getting to and from: Participants may wish to “team up” by leaving one car at Slane and another at Tara. Alternatively, you […]

Parish Triduum – August 2017

Parish Triduum – August 2017

Fr Bryan Shortall OFM Cap will lead us in prayer and reflection during the following ceremonies of our parish Triduum on the way towards the Feast of the Assumption: The Rosary Procession & Benediction will take place at 6:45pm on 15 August instead of 8:00pm. Sunday 13 August:    Sunday Mass – 1:00pm    Blessing […]

St Oliver celebrations 2017

St Oliver celebrations 2017

Bishop Michael celebrated Mass and the Anointing of the Sick for the sick, the housebound and nursing home residents around the parish as we marked #PatronDay in the Church of St Oliver Plunkett at Blackcastle. His homily explored the courage of St Oliver in times of difficulty and the need to pray that Christ our […]

Cemetery Devotions 2017

Cemetery Devotions 2017

This year’s Cemetery Devotions will be held according to the following schedule: Cannistown – Friday 23 June 7:30pm St Finian’s Cemetery – Wednesday 28 June at 7:30pm. Our Lady’s Hospital – Sunday 2 July after 9:00am Mass. St Mary’s – Sunday 2 July at 3:00pm Please note that St Mary’s cemetery will be closed to vehicular traffic on […]

Fatima novena * photos

Fatima novena * photos

  *** update: Photos via parish Facebook feed available here *** A parish novena from 5-13 May will mark the centenary of the apparitions of Our Lady in Fatima in 1917. Daily Rosary will be prayed before the weekday and the Sunday Masses in both churches of the parish. Devotions from St Mary’s Church will be broadcast on the […]

Easter 2017 *photos

Easter 2017 *photos

Holy Week 2017

Holy Week 2017

Since Ash Wednesday, parishioners have been preparing in different ways to make the journey through Holy Week. This week we will follow the Lord Jesus along his journey into Jerusalem, to the Upper Room and to Calvary.   Monday, Tuesday & Spy Wednesday 7:30am  Mass – St. Mary’s 8:30am  Mass – Johnstown 7:30am  Mass – St. Mary’s 7:30am  Mass – St. […]

Lenten Series 2017 *update

Lenten Series 2017 *update

Our Wednesday evening reflections this Lent have been dedicated to the words of Christ “I have come so that you may have life.” We have explored various aspects of the value and dignity of life. “Challenges to the Value and Dignity of Life” (Fr Louis Illah CC) 8 March “God’s creation – blessed with life” […]

St Patrick’s Day 2017

St Patrick’s Day 2017

Thursday 16 March 6:00pm Vigil Mass in St Mary’s Church 7:00pm Vigil Mass in St Oliver’s Church Friday 17 March 8:00am Mass in St Mary’s Church 10:00am Mass in St Oliver’s Church (Traditional Irish Music) 11:00am Aifreann Naofa in St Mary’s Church (Mass will be celebrate in Irish) 12:00am Mass in St Oliver’s Church 1:00pm Mass in St Mary’s Church Adoration Chapel:  Due […]

Lent 2017

Lent 2017

Mass times for Ash Wednesday in Navan and Johnstown are provided here along with times of weekday Mass during Lent 2017 in surrounding parishes. Other Lenten activities to which parishioners and locals are invited include: Morning Prayer before the weekday Masses in Navan and Johnstown parish. Lenten Mission “I have come to that you may have […]