Bishop MacDaid: Second Sunday of Lent Year C 2013 St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan

Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

The Second Sunday of Lent 24 February 2013 Vigil Mass, 7.00pm St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan Homily  My dear friends, The Gospel reading of this evening’s Mass brings us to the top of a mountain to pray with Jesus, Peter, John and James.  One of the most famous mountain-top experiences of our own time was that […]

Bishop MacDaid: First Sunday of Lent Year C 2013 Mission Church, Arba Minch, Ethiopia

Posted on 26. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

The First Sunday of Lent 17 February 2013 Mission Church, Arba Minch, 6.00pm. Ethiopia My dear Friends, Today’s Gospel reading is familiar to most of us.  It recounts how Jesus was tempted, and these temptations are those challenging Christians of all ages – do we live solely for material things?  Do we seek our own […]

Bishop MacDaid: Fourth Sunday of the Year C 2012

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

Fourth Sunday of the Year St. Joseph’s Church, 8.30am 3 February 2013 Homily My dear friends, The Duke of Wellington was considered to be one of the great English soldiers and statesman of the nineteenth century.  He fought a long and difficult war in Portugal and Spain, to free these countries from the armies of […]

Bishop MacDaid: Blessing of New School St. Macartan’s Church, Aghadrumsee

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

Blessing of New School & Mass of Thanksgiving at St. Macartan’s Church, Aghadrumsee, Friday, 1 February 2013, 10.30am. Introduction   My dear friends, I welcome you all this morning to St. Macartan’s Church in Aghadrumsee.  It is the first of February, the first day of Spring.  What an appropriate day to be celebrating the opening […]

Bishop MacDaid: Second Sunday in Ordinary Time Year C 2013

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

Second Sunday in Ordinary Time 20 January 2013 St. Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan, 10.30am. Homily My dear friends, A man went to see his Bank Manager to ask for a loan.  When he had taken particulars, the Bank Manager said, “Really, I should not give you a loan.  Strictly, you are not eligible.  However, it’s Friday […]

Bishop MacDaid: The Baptism of the Lord 13 January 2013

Posted on 05. Feb, 2013 by in Bishop, News, Welcome

The Baptism of the Lord 13 January 2013 St. Michael’s Church, Ardaghey Homily  My dear friends, During the last century a farmer who lived in India worked his land carefully and enjoyed his life.  He was content.  One day a visitor came to his house, who had travelled through many parts of India.  The farmer […]


                   

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