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COVID BEREAVEMENT SUPPORT

Responding to a specific need, Caritas is now able to offer bereavement support to individuals &/or families who have experienced the death of a loved one due to Covid 19. This support is unique because it will enable those participating to share their story in their own way with others who have “walked in their…
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BLESSED CARLO ACUTIS

The the news has been rather gloomy of late but this weekend in the life of the Church we have something wonderful to celebrate. Some REAL GOOD NEWS!!! A 15-year-old will be beatified, his name is Carlo Acutis. He was born in 1991 in London of Italian parents and baptised at Our Lady of Dolour’s,…
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CONGRATULATIONS

Our love, prayers and heartiest congratulations go to Daniel Meredith and Aisling Gallagher who were married at Sacred Heart Church on 5th October. Given the government restrictions on how many may attend a wedding a small group of family gathered in church together with a larger number watching via the webcam. It was a lovely…
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HOPE IN THE FUTURE

On the 4th October Stage 4 of Hope in the Future was to be launch. Unfortunately because of the situation we foin ourselves in with the pandemic it was not possible to do this. We will have to wait for a more opportune time when when we can safely do this. In the meantime I…
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HOW TO GO TO CONFESSION

1       Examine your conscience 2       Be sincerely sorry for your sins 3       Confess your sins 4       Resolve to amend your life 5       After your confession do the penance the priest assigns. ‘It was God who reconciled us to himself through Christ and gave us the work of handing on this reconciliation. …
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SANCTUARY LAMPS

We now have three lamps in the sanctuary at Sacred Heart.  Blue by Our Lady, red by the Sacred Heart and white by the Tabernacle. These lamps can be purchased to burn for your intentions. The intentions will be placed in the newsletter each week so that we can all pray. The lamps will burn…
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BECOMING A CATHOLIC

Thinking of becoming a Catholic or maybe you know someone who is? Maybe now is the time to do something about it. On Wednesday evening we are beginning a course for anyone who is thinking of joining the Catholic Church. The course will, through the use of DVD Presentations together with discussion, look at all…
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OUR WEBCAM

I am sure you will agree that having the webcam is a great blessing for the sick and housebound who are able to join us for Mass via the camera. During lockdown it has proved to be an invaluable resource especially when our churches were closed. The camera was installed some tine ago now and…
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