Bishop MacDaid: Third Sunday of the Year B

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

Third Sunday of the Year 22 January 2012 Homily A young Russian in previous times, through reading Tolstoy and the New Testament, had become a conscientious objector to war.  He was brought before a magistrate.  With great conviction, he told the judge that he believed in a life which loves its enemies, which does good […]

The Baptism of the Lord

Posted on 11. Jan, 2012 by in News

8 January 2012 Homily A chairde arís, Sé Marc soiscéalaí na bliana seo. During the coming year our principal Sunday scriptural guide to the story of Jesus will be the evangelist Mark. He was the first of the Christian community to put into writing his version of the story. The early community of believers did […]

The Feast of the Epiphany: Bishop MacDaid

Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

The Feast of the Epiphany 6 January 2012 Homily My dear sisters, On Christmas Eve each year, a Service of Nine Lessons and Carols is held in King’s College Chapel in Cambridge, England.  This Service was first celebrated in 1918, just after the Great War ended.  The Dean of the College, a man called Eric […]

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God: Bishop MacDaid

Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God 1 January 2012  Introduction   My dear friends, I welcome you all to St. Macartan’s Cathedral this evening as we gather to celebrate the Vigil Mass for 1 January 2012, the first day of the New Year.  Fittingly, we begin the year with a celebration of birth and […]

Christmas Homily: Bishop MacDaid

Posted on 06. Jan, 2012 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

Christmas Mass 25 December 2011 Introduction A Phobal Dé, Cuirim fáilte caoin romhaibh go leír. Bishop Duffy, priests of the parish, parishioners and visitors you are all most welcome.  I welcome warmly all of those who have returned home for Christmas; you are in a position to bring much joy to your parents, grandparents and […]


                   

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