Altar of Repose in St Anne’s Chapel
Fr Declan & Canon John Clarke lead the prayers in St Mary’s
Bishop Michael and his parishioners walking towards Trimgate Street
Pause for prayer on Trimgate Street
Bishop Michael with Frs Kevin, Janusz, Louis, Robert, Declan & Andrew
The Good Friday liturgy of the Passion of Our Lord begins in silent prayer before the bare altar
“Behold the wood of the Cross on which hung the salvation of the world…Come let us adore.”
Prayer around the Cross 9:00pm on Good Friday
Parishioners of all age groups present for Prayer around the Cross
“Święconka” – Fr Janusz blesses the Easter Baskets of food for Polish families
A sample basket!
Families connecting in prayer with their families at home in Poland for Easter.
Fr Robert recording the dancing flames from the new brazier for the Pascal Fire
Frs Kevin, Robert, Louis, Janusz, Andrew & Michael watch as Fr Declan blesses the Paschal Fire.
Vibrant flame dances through the Chi-Rho (First two letters of Christ’s name in Greek) monogram.
Fr Declan marks out the 2017 numbers on the Paschal Candle
Declan Tracey transferred the flame to Fr Declan to start the procession Easter Light through the parish community.
“Lumen Christi…Deo gratias!”
“Let all corners of the earth be glad, knowing an end to gloom and darkness.”
The Light of Christ has come into the world. Alleluia.
Fr Louis proclaims the Exsultet
14 hours ago
Congratulations and Best wishes to Rev Kevin Connolly, ordained as deacon today with 4 others in St Patrick's College, Maynooth. May God who has begun this good work in you bring it fulfilment. Pictured: Fr Robert McGivney, Fr John Conlon, Rev Kevin Connolly, Fr Michael Hinds, Fr Declan Kelly, and Fr Kevin Heery ... See MoreSee Less
1 day ago
Bishop Michael and his Vicars General - Mgr Seán Heaney & Mgr Dermot Farrell - joined us for a solemn and sacred outpouring of God's Holy Spirit on 355 young parishioners today.We thank God for all whose time and work enhanced the ceremonies - especially our sacristans, stewards, Schola St Joseph and to our ever loyal altar servers! Maith sibh go léir! ... See MoreSee Less
All powerful God, Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, by water and the Holy Spirit, you freed your sons and daughters from sin, and gave them new life. Send your Holy Spirit upon them to be their helper and guide.Give them the Spirit of Wisdom and Understanding, the Spirit of Right Judgement and Courage, the Spirit of Knowledge and Reverence. Fill them with the Spirit of Wonder and Awe in your presence. Amen. ... See MoreSee Less
2 days ago
Bishop Michael with the children from our Catechetical Programme after celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation. Congratulations to all the boys and girls form our parish who received the Holy Spirit in Confirmation today. ... See MoreSee Less
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St Mary's Parish, Fair Green, Navan, County Meath. 2017