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CELEBRATE SATURDAY TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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St Anthony of Padua, priest and doctor of the Church, Memorial ‘The Lord is the source of all wisdom: come, let us adore him.’ (Invitatory antiphon). Recently, two people were standing at St Anthony’s shrine lighting candles in the local parish Church. The woman said to the man pointing to St Anthony, ‘Is he your […]


CELEBRATE FRIDAY, TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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‘Indeed, how good is the Lord; bless his holy name.’ (Invitatory antiphon). These days of Covid-19 with restrictions placed on the activities people are accustomed to attending on a weekly and/or a daily basis, cause a sense of anxiety to some. To others, it all feels like one long break. To those committed to going […]


CELEBRATE THURSDAY TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS

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St Barnabas, apostle, Memorial ‘Come, before the Lord, singing for joy.’ (Invitatory antiphon). During the time of Covid-19, good news was/is not in scarce supply. The good news from the final ‘Late Late Show’ of the year, hosted by Ryan Tubridy informed its viewers that donations to Irish charitable causes amounted to over €6 million […]


CELEBRATE WEDNESDAY TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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St Ephrem the Syrian c 306-373, deacon and doctor of the Church, ‘Cry out with joy to God, all the earth: serve the Lord with gladness.’ (Invitatory antiphon). In celebrating the lives of the saints, the Church provides a history of the goodness of God’s people who lived through the centuries. Remembering a saint from […]


CELEBRATE TUESDAY, FEAST OF ST COLUMBA, (COLMCILLE) ABBOT AND MISSIONARY, AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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‘How wonderful is God among his saints; come let us adore him.’ (Invitatory antiphon). One of the most poignant parts of a funeral is time given to the eulogy. This is a speech that pays tribute to someone at the time of death. It is a time to remember the uniqueness of the loved one. […]


CELEBRATE MONDAY TENTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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The Merriam Webster dictionary defines an attitude as ‘a feeling or emotion toward a fact or state.’ A person will always have an attitude(s) about this, that and everything.  Attitudes will shape how we perceive another person and how they perceive us. What we do in life and how we act are influenced by our […]


CELEBRATE SUNDAY SOLEMNITY OF THE MOST HOLY TRINITY AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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  Local parish communities are at their best during this time of pandemic. Neighbours help one another, while the politicians and health authorities continually tell  citizens ‘we are all in this together’ as we wash our hands, keep socially distanced and abide by the challenges of the restrictions. A spirit of care and concern pervades […]


CELEBRATE SATURDAY NINTH WEEK IN ORDINARY TIME AT HOME, IN THE PARISH AND AT SCHOOL WITH THE GROW IN LOVE RELIGIOUS EDUCATION PROGRAMME FOR CATHOLIC PRIMARY SCHOOLS.

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St Norbert, bishop St Jarlath, bishop Saturday Mass of the Blessed Virgin Mary ‘The Lord’s is the earth and its fulness; come let us adore him.’ (Invitatory antiphon) Blessed Frédéric Ozanam (1813-1853), founded the Society of St Vincent de Paul (SVP) in France in 1833. The SVP is an international voluntary Christian organisation, the aim […]