Diocesan News

Sixteenth Sunday of the Year, 20 July 2014

The Sixteenth Sunday of the Year 20 July 2014 St. Michael’s Church, Ardaghey, 10.00am   My dear friends, Ibn Saud, the first king of Saudi Arabia, was faced with a problem of judgement. A woman came to him demanding the death sentence for a man who had killed her husband. The man had been in […]

Mass of Fifteenth Sunday of Year, 13 July 2014

Mass of Fifteenth Sunday of Year 13 July 2014 Vigil Mass St. Macartan’s Cathedral, 7.00pm Homily  My dear friends, The Gospels are littered with parables, allegories and stories. Story was one of the favourite methods of Jesus Christ to teach a message. The rabbis used story very frequently so when Jesus adopted this method it […]

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 6-11 July 2014

Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2014 Opening Mass Monday, 7 July, 9.00am Homily My dear friends, In the Carmelite Convent the sisters always took a short mid-morning break from work. They would have fifteen minutes for a coffee in the refectory and then return to their jobs. A number of the younger sisters thought that this […]



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