Monthly Archives:: March 2015

Palm Sunday

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The journey of Lent is well advanced and is holy week approaches, there may be a sense that, ‘we have been here before’.

We have in our minds a clear picture of the events: the triumphant entry into Jerusalem; the Last Supper; the agony in the Garden; the scourging at the pillar; the crowning with thorns; the wailing women; the

Easter Arrangements

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  • Wednesday 1st April 2015 Penance Service (Dunleer) 8p.m.
  • Thurs 8p.m. Mass of the Lord’s Supper (Saint Brigid’s)
  • Good Friday Prayers 3p.m. (Saint Brigid’s)
  • Stations of the Cross. Good Friday (St Brigid’s 7p.m.)
  • Holy Saturday Confessions (Saint Brigid’s) 12noon – 1p.m.
  • Easter Vigil Mass (Saint Brigid’s) 9 p.m.
  • Easter Sunday Saint Brigid’s. 9.30 a.m. and 11.30a.m.
  • Philipstown 9.30 10 30

5th Sunday of Lent

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  • Jeremiah 31:31-34
  • Psalms 51:3-4, 12-13, 14-15
  • Hebrews 5:7-9
  • John 12:20-33

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The God we believe in has been, and continues to be revealed to us slowly, so that we might better understand. In the Old Testament and in today’s reading from Jeremiah particularly, God is revealed as loving parent, guiding

4th Sunday of Lent

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  • 2 Chronicles 36:14-16,19-23
  • Psalm 137:1-6
  • Ephesians 2:4-10
  • John 3:14-21

The Old Testament readings tell of a people who were exiled, enslaved, and dispossessed of their sacred and ancestral lands. The people have been granted emancipation and a decree has been issued calling on them to journey home. The diaspora may return. The people now have control over their own lives,

3rd Sunday of Lent

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Readings

Exodus 20:1-17
Psalm 18:8-11
1 Corinthians 1:22-25
John 2:13-25

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It’s comforting to know that Christ was angry on some occasions. We don’t often see the face of the angry Christ, in holy pictures for example. Everyone gets angry especially when others ridicule whatever is important