Reflection

Prayers for Spiritual Communion after Mass

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Message updated Friday 3rd July 2020.  Sunday Mass resumes this weekend with our Vigil Mass at 7 30 p.m. and Dromin at 10 30 a.m. and Dunleer at 11 30 a.m.  No Mass in St Kevin’s just yet.  Numbers restricted. Please adhere to public health advice and guidelines. The elderly and anyone who is vulnerable should consider waiting until it is safer to return to Mass.   Daily Mass is as usual at 10 a.m. each day in Dunleer.  The livestreaming of Mass will continue for those who choose to view Mass at home.

We are also ready to resume baptisms, every Sunday for the moment at the usual time with limited numbers. As Saint Kevin’s in Philipstown is so restricted, we will not be opening it up just yet but we hope to be able to do so as soon as the distancing requirements are lifted. The remaining parish patrúns are, just now, unlikely to go ahead but we will monitor the situation as it evolves. Dunleer and Dromin churches are already open each day for private prayer. The churches have been equipped with hand sanitising points at entry and with wipes for cleaning down the pews on entering and/or leaving. There are also stickers indicating the spacing that is required for public safety. As it will be restricted in capacity, we recommend that the vulnerable might consider attending weekday Mass in place of Sunday for the time being.

At Mass we will have no public singing and we will distribute communion silently. Those who receive on the tongue are asked to come up last and to Fr Murtagh please. We will also be asking people to come up for communion slowly, allowing for space and to leave the church in a leisurely way too, so that people are not brushing by each other unnecessarily. Please allow the collectors to handle the basket. Do not take it from their hands or pass it around. Thank you for your generosity and cooperation in the meantime.

Finally, we hope to have Confirmation on August 8th at 11 a.m. in Dromin for Philipstown and Dromin pupils and on Aug 15th at 11 a.m. in Dunleer for Scoil Bhríde.

First Communion dates will now be as follows:

Dunleer NS – Saturday 22nd August 2020 @ 11 am in St. Brigid’s Church

Dromin NS – Saturday 12th of September 2020  @ 11 am in St. Finnian’s Church

Philipstown NS – Saturday 26th September 2020 @ 11 am in St. Kevin’s Church

Fr Michael Murtagh P.P.

Mass Times

Sunday: 11:30 am
Saturday: 7:30 pm

Mass intentions will be shared at all Masses where necessary.

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Mass intentions will be shared at all Masses where necessary.

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10:30 am

Mass intentions will be shared at all Masses where necessary.

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Pope Francis Prayers to Our Lady for Covid19

The Text below is taken from a letter from Pope Francis.

Click HERE to read the letter directly on the Vatican website.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

The month of May is approaching, a time when the People of God express with particular intensity their love and devotion for the Blessed Virgin Mary. It is traditional in this month to

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Consecration of Ireland to Our Lady 25th March 2020

Today at 12 noon Ireland was consecrated to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection from the coronavirus pandemic.

Excerpt below taken from https://www.irishcatholic.com/covid-19-primate-to-consecrate-irish-people-to-our-lady/

The Primate of All-Ireland has invited bishops, clergy and the faithful to join him in praying the 12noon Angelus on Wednesday March 25 – Feastday of the Annunciation.

The act of consecration will begin with the

The Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary

The pope will join the initiative promoted by the Italian bishops to pray the Luminous Mysteries of the Rosary at 9pm on Thursday March 19th on the feast of St. Joseph. All are encouraged to pray the rosary at 9 pm local time to take part in a chain of prayer throughout the world as each timezone joins in at

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