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Latest News


Tune in today to the diocesan website to see ordination of Fr. Paul Dempsey as our new bishop to the diocese of Achonry. 3pm today 30th of August 2020. www.achonrydiocese.org  

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Midwest radio interview with our Bishop elect, Fr. Paul Dempsey

Fr Paul Dempsey In January Pope Francis appointed Fr Paul Dempsey, a priest of the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin to be the new Bishop of Achonry. His episcopal ordination takes place this Sunday in St. Nathys Cathedral, Ballaghaderreen at 3 o’clock. The bishop elect talks to Tommy Marren Posted by Mid West Radio on […]


Sorry for delay with Newsletter. Technical issues with printer. Will have up on Monday or Tuesday…..

“Our Lady of Knock” – Dana Rosemary Scallon

Return to School

We pray Gods blessing on our Children, Teachers and School Staff returning to School  this week; that it will all work out well….

Ordination of Fr. Shane Costello

Congratulations to Fr. Shane Costello, ordained in Knock today. Always wonderful to see a new Priest ordained

A few words from our Bishop elect Fr. Paul Dempsey in advance of next Sunday….

  The warmth of this smile, can only fill us with hope and excitement in anticipation of the arrival of our new Bishop (of Achonry Diocese), Fr. Paul Dempsey…. Please pray for Fr. Dempsey quietly within your own heart. This is a massive role that he has taken upon himself for the betterment of our […]

National Grandparents Pilgrimage

Latest Thoughts

Prayer to the Sacred Heart of Jesus

Readings and Gospel 30.8.2020

Twenty-second Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 124 Reading 1 JER 20:7-9 You duped me, O LORD, and I let myself be duped; you were too strong for me, and you triumphed. All the day I am an object of laughter; everyone mocks me. Whenever I speak, I must cry out, violence and outrage is my […]

Readings and Gospel 23.8.2020

Twenty-first Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 121 Reading 1 IS 22:19-23 Thus says the LORD to Shebna, master of the palace: “I will thrust you from your office and pull you down from your station. On that day I will summon my servant Eliakim, son of Hilkiah; I will clothe him with your robe, and […]

Gospel, Readings and Reflection 16.8.2020

Twentieth Sunday in Ordinary Time Lectionary: 118 Reading 1 IS 56:1, 6-7 Thus says the LORD: Observe what is right, do what is just; for my salvation is about to come, my justice, about to be revealed. The foreigners who join themselves to the LORD, ministering to him, loving the name of the LORD, and […]

Assumption of the Blessed Virgin – Readings/Gospel and Reflection

Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Lectionary: 622 Reading 1 RV 11:19A; 12:1-6A, 10AB God’s temple in heaven was opened, and the ark of his covenant could be seen in the temple. A great sign appeared in the sky, a woman clothed with the sun, with the moon under her feet, and […]

Prayer to the Holy Spirit

St Anthony, the Great – Coronavirus prayer

Praying the Rosary

How to Pray the Rosary Rosary beads help Catholics count their prayers. More importantly, Catholics pray the rosary as a means of entreaty to ask God for a special favour, such as helping a loved one recover from an illness, or to thank God for blessings received — a new baby, a new job, a new moon. […]

Pope Francis’ prayer – Coronavirus

Pope Francis Prayer of Protection Against Coronavirus O Mary, you shine continuously on our journey as a sign of salvation and hope. We entrust ourselves to you, Health of the Sick. At the foot of the Cross you participated in Jesus’ pain with steadfast faith. You, Salvation of the Human Race, know what we need. […]

Gospel and Reflection 9.8.20

Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Reading 1 1 KGS 19:9A, 11-13A At the mountain of God, Horeb, Elijah came to a cave where he took shelter. Then the LORD said to him, “Go outside and stand on the mountain before the LORD; the LORD will be passing by.” A strong and heavy wind was rending […]

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