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Parish Blog

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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DON’T BE LATE!

A priest of our diocese tells the tale that when he was in seminary he thought that he would have a hard time in celebrating Mass. Why? He was usually late for the seminary’s celebration of Mass so would not know how it began!!! He always had to leave Mass early to make the tea…
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WELCOME

This afternoon at Holy Family Church I had the delight of celebrating our first Baptism since the COVID Virus came and changed many things in our lives. WELCOME MY DEAR CHILDREN. Please keep them and their family in your prayers. May they grow in wisdom and stature and in favour with God and all humanity.…
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