Posted on 21. Dec, 2016 by in News

Joint Christmas Message 2016 from Bishop John McDowell, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher, and Mgr Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator of Clogher                 When the great biblical scholar Monsignor Ronald Knox was only four years old he was asked by one of his parents what he did when […]

St Michael’s Enniskillen Organ Recital Series

Posted on 11. Aug, 2016 by in News

A series of monthly Organ Recitals will be given in St. Michael’s Church, Enniskillen from August to November 2016.   Organ Recital Details

Jubilee Thanksgiving Mass St. Joseph’s Church, Carrickmacross, Sunday 7th August 2016

Posted on 10. Aug, 2016 by in News

Carrickmacross Parish celebrates and shares… 150 Years of Prayer and Worship at St Joseph’s Church 1866-2016. On Sunday 7 August 2016 the faithful of Carrickmacross (Machaire Rois) gathered at St Joseph’s church to mark 150 years of prayer and worship there. They were commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Dedication of the church in April […]


Posted on 26. Jul, 2016 by in News

NEWLY ORDAINED PRIESTS On Sunday 24 July 2016 the Diocese of Clogher celebrated the ordination of two new priests for the diocese by Bishop Liam MacDaid. Fr Stephen Duffy and Fr Kevin Malcolmson were raised to the priesthood in a liturgy celebrated in St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan.   Fr Stephen Duffy is from Ballybay in […]


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Homily of Bishop MacDaid at Ordination Ceremony

Posted on 25. Jul, 2016 by in News

Excerpts from Homily of Most Reverend Liam MacDaid, Bishop of Clogher, at the Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev Stephen Duffy and Rev Kevin Malcolmson in St Macartan’s Cathedral, Monaghan on Sunday 24 July 2016.   ‘It is true that God has made his entire people a royal priesthood in Christ. But our High Priest, […]

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016, Mass at the Grotto

Posted on 12. Jul, 2016 by in News

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 Mass at the Grotto Saturday, 9 July 2016, 8.30am Homily  My dear friends, At Denver airport a woman in her mid-forties is sitting at the gate waiting for her flight.  She glances up to find a young man in front of her.  Although there are several free seats around he […]

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016, Anointing of the Sick with Mass

Posted on 12. Jul, 2016 by in News

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 Anointing of the Sick with Mass Friday, 8 July 2015, 9.30am Homily Hello there, You probably don’t know me.  Probably you have never met me or spoken to me.  I’m not anyone of any importance.  This cure shot me into the limelight.  I could do without the same limelight but […]

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016, Opening Mass, 7th July

Posted on 12. Jul, 2016 by in News

Clogher Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2016 Opening Mass, St Joseph’s Church Thursday, 7 July 2015, 9.00am Homily Fellow Pilgrims, Welcome to Lourdes one and all.  I hope you had a smooth journey and are settled in.  For those of you here for the first time and perhaps unfamiliar with the place and the pilgrimage don’t fret, […]

Mass of Passion (Palm) Sunday, 20 March 2016

Posted on 24. Mar, 2016 by in News

Mass of Passion (Palm) Sunday 20 March 2016, 10.30am St. Macartans Cathedral, Monaghan Homily   My dear friends, Today, with the Liturgy of Passion Sunday, we begin our celebrations of Holy Week.  It is the most solemn week of worship in the Church’s year.  During the ceremonies of this week, we will be challenged once […]