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CELEBRATE WEDNESDAY, FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER, AT HOME AND IN THE PARISH WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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Optional memorial of Our Lady of Fatima ‘Keep these days with joy, and give glory to the Lord, alleluia.’ (Antiphon, Morning prayer) A child once described his mother’s love saying, ‘she loves me to the moon and back.’ Fleshing this out, the child couldn’t identify words quickly enough to describe his mother’s love who was […]


CELEBRATE MONDAY, FIFTH WEEK OF EASTER AT HOME AND IN THE PARISH WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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‘The Lord has truly risen, alleluia.’ (Invitatory antiphon) Numerous young people prepared to receive the sacrament of Confirmation during these weeks and months. However, because of restrictions put in place due to Covid-19, the celebration of the sacrament was temporarily postponed. Naturally, this is a great source of disappointment for the young people, their families, […]


CELEBRATE SATURDAY, FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER AT HOME AND IN THE PARISH, WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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St Louise de Marillac, Patroness of Social Workers ‘The love of Jesus crucified urges us.’ It is delightful and challenging to read Pope Francis’ writings. In his recent Apostolic Exhortation, ‘Christus Vivit’ addressed to ‘Young People and to the Entire People of God (2019), the Pope writes with a very youthful heart, mind and disposition. […]


CELEBRATE THURSDAY, FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER AT HOME AND IN THE PARISH, WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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‘The Lord has truly risen, alleluia.’(Invitatory antiphon) When Pope Francis visited Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in 2018, he spoke to the Irish people with the message of hope of God’s constant and personal love for all God’s people. God’s desire is that the hope and presence of God’s love will sustain and […]


CELEBRATE WEDNESDAY, FOURTH WEEK OF EASTER, AT HOME AND IN THE PARISH WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME

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‘The Lord has truly risen, alleluia.’ (Invitatory antiphon) From the time of Pope Francis’ appointment as Pope, he shows a remarkable devotion to Our Lady. He wrote prayers in Mary’s honour, he intercedes through Mary and he regularly visits Marian Shrines. One of the highlights of Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland in August 2018 was […]