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Cemetery Devotions 2017

Cemetery Devotions 2017

It is encouraging to see how many parishioners maintain the local cemeteries and provide continual attention to their family graves throughout the year. 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.  […]