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Up to one third of Trocaire donations at risk

Up to one-third of Trócaire donations at risk as Covid-19 restrictions curtail distribution of Trócaire boxes this Lent Trócaire has warned that up to one-third of its annual donations have been put at risk after Covid-19 restrictions severely curtailed the distribution of Trócaire boxes this Lent. The charity’s Lenten Appeal began on Ash Wednesday but […]

Ash Wednesday

Ash Wednesday 2021

Trocaire – Lent

Traditionally at Lent, we are mindful of Trocaire’s works for those less fortunate than ourselves.  This year Trocaire’s Lenten Campaign will focus on exploring the Impact of Conflict on Families in South Sudan. This Lent, we learn more about the suffering of people who have lost their homes and loved ones to war, and how […]

Ash Wednesday

Lent DWIGHT ADAMS | INDYSTAR – February 27, 2020 Ash Wednesday marks the beginning of the 46-day period of Lent. They’re two of the most important liturgical events for Christians and help prepare them for Easter. On Ash Wednesday, you may encounter Christians, especially Catholics, wearing a smudge of ashes on their foreheads. That could be a bit […]

RTE camera’s in our Parish

R.T.E cameras were in Keash this morning (Saturday, 13th February 2021) doing videos and interviews with families that are involved in Eastern Harps Healthy Club activities. Will be on RTE news this evening at 6

Judge Rosario Livatino to be beatified

Martyred Catholic judge Rosario Livatino to be beatified in May By Hannah Brockhaus Rome Newsroom, Feb 5, 2021 / 09:00 am MT (CNA).- Rosario Livatino, a Sicilian judge and magistrate killed by the mafia in 1990, will be beatified on the Italian island on Sunday, May 9. Cardinal Francesco Montenegro, archbishop of Agrigento, Sicily, announced the date of […]

Continuous Rosary

Continuous Rosary in Ireland for Peace and Charity Beginning Ash Wednesday, 17th February 2021   The idea is simple. A continuous Rosary will be offered up every minute of every day for PEACE and CHARITY in Ireland. There needs to be a minimum of 2 parishioners per parish, one with surname beginning A-L and one […]

Pray The Rosary, every day….

For help in saying the Rosary, please click on the link below:- https://www.rosarycenter.org/homepage-2/rosary/how-to-pray-the-rosary/

Prayer: Holy Cross of Jesus

Allchurches Trust funding

Thank you, from Keash Parish to Allchurches Trust Limited. Keash Parish receives funding from Allchurches Trust Limited. When we began the second phase of the renovation of St Kevin’s Church Keash which is ongoing to address the Heating, Lighting, Electrical and Associated Works; we applied to Allchurches Trust Limited to see if they would be […]

Latest Thoughts

Gospel and Readings 21.2.2021

First Sunday of Lent Lectionary: 23 Reading I Gn 9:8-15 God said to Noah and to his sons with him: “See, I am now establishing my covenant with you and your descendants after you and with every living creature that was with you: all the birds, and the various tame and wild animals that were […]

Prayer for Ash Wednesday

      WHAT IS ASH WEDNESDAY? Ash Wednesday is one of the most popular and important holy days in the liturgical calendar. Ash Wednesday opens Lent, a season of fasting and prayer. Ash Wednesday takes place 46 days before Easter Sunday, and is chiefly observed by Catholics, although many other Christians observe it too. […]

Gospel/Readings/Reflection 14.2.2021

Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 77 Reading I Lv 13:1-2, 44-46 The LORD said to Moses and Aaron, “If someone has on his skin a scab or pustule or blotch which appears to be the sore of leprosy, he shall be brought to Aaron, the priest, or to one of the priests among his […]

Gospel/ Readings 7th February 2021

Fifth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 74 Reading I Jb 7:1-4, 6-7 Job spoke, saying: Is not man’s life on earth a drudgery? Are not his days those of hirelings? He is a slave who longs for the shade, a hireling who waits for his wages. So I have been assigned months of misery, and […]

Inspiring Quotes

Inspiring quotes from Catholic Saints: “Pain and suffering have come into your life, but remember pain, sorrow, suffering are but the kiss of Jesus — a sign that you have come so close to Him that He can kiss you.” St. Mother Teresa of Calcutta “Without the burden of afflictions it is impossible to reach […]

Prayer to St. Brigid

Prayer to Saint Brigid St. Brigid, You were a woman of peace. You brought harmony where there was conflict. You brought light to the darkness. You brought hope to the downcast. May the mantle of your peace cover those who are troubled and anxious, and may peace be firmly rooted in our hearts and in […]

St. Blaise

February 3rd is the Feast of Saint Blaise. On this date the traditional Saint Blaise blessing of throats is offered. Bishop Blaise was martyred in his episcopal city of Sebastea, Armenia, in 316. The legendary Acts of St. Blaise were written 400 years later. According to them Blaise was a good bishop, working hard to […]

Gospel and Readings 31.1.2021

Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 71 Reading I Dt 18:15-20 Moses spoke to all the people, saying: “A prophet like me will the LORD, your God, raise up for you from among your own kin; to him you shall listen. This is exactly what you requested of the LORD, your God, at Horeb on […]

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Christian unity pamplet

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