Fifth Sunday of the Lent

Posted on 01. Apr, 2015 by in News

Fifth Sunday of Lent 22 March 2015 St. Macartan’s Cathedral, 10.30am Homily One of the most extraordinary challenges in the teaching of Jesus Christ is to be found in the Gospel passage to which we have just listened. There were Greeks who wanted to see Jesus. In his reply, when he was told this, Jesus […]

Fourth Sunday of the Year

Posted on 01. Apr, 2015 by in News

The Fourth Sunday of the Year 1 February 2015 St Joseph’s Church, 8.30am Homily My dear friends,   Ralph Waldo Emerson was one of the great literary figures of nineteenth century America. He was a most influential lecturer, poet, essayist and became one of the most vital of his country’s voices. In one of his […]

Homily from Funeral Mass for Canon Tom Breen RIP

Posted on 13. Feb, 2015 by in News

Funeral Mass for Fr. Tom Breen R.I.P. Tuesday, 10 February 2015 St. Davog’s, Dromore, 12.00noon Introduction   Please be seated, and welcome to all those seated in Church and those elsewhere. On everyone’s behalf, I offer our sympathy to the Breen family on their great loss. Looking at so many sad faces in front of […]

Induction Mass of Father Frank McManus, St. Joseph’s Church, Ederney, 7 February 2015

Posted on 11. Feb, 2015 by in News

Fifth Sunday of the Year Induction of Fr. Frank McManus, 7 February 2015 St. Joseph’s Ederney 6.15pm.   My dear brothers and sisters in Christ,   Mary was the mother of four children. She was also running two small businesses. She served on several local committees. She was a generous person who liked helping others, […]

Synod on Family Consultation Arrangements

Posted on 10. Feb, 2015 by in News

PRESS RELEASE   CLOGHER DIOCESE ANNOUNCES DETAILS OF CONSULTATIONS FOR SYNOD ON THE FAMILY   9 February 2015. For the attention of the Newsdesk. Further to the recent letter of Bishop MacDaid which was read in all churches on 25 January and made available through the local media, and the establishment of a Steering Group […]

Synod and the Family – Lineamenta link

Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by in News

SYNOD ON THE FAMILY OCT 2015. The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World     LINEAMENTA OR KEY THEMES WORKING DOCUMENT FOR THE CONSULTATION OF THE FAITHFUL   The Lineamenta may be consulted here:   http://www.vatican.va/roman_curia/synod/documents/rc_synod_doc_20141209_lineamenta-xiv-assembly_en.html  

Synod on the Family – Questions for consideration by Laity

Posted on 09. Feb, 2015 by in News

1 DIOCESE OF CLOGHER Gatherings in Pastoral Areas to reflect on The Vocation and Mission of the Family in the Church and Contemporary World in preparation for the Synod of Bishops in October 2015 Please note that the questions and paragraphs offered in this pack are to encourage reflection by parishioners and others involved in […]

Consultation on the Synod on the Family

Posted on 04. Feb, 2015 by in News

Clogher Walks with Pope Francis   To the priests and people of the diocese of Clogher   My dear friends,   Many of you may have taken an interest in the Extraordinary Synod on the Family which was held in Rome last autumn. The questions which Pope Francis raised for discussion by our Church leaders […]

The Second Sunday of the Year, 18 January 2015

Posted on 23. Jan, 2015 by in News

The Second Sunday of the Year 18 January 2015 St. Macartan’s Cathedral, 10.30am. Homily My dear friends, Once upon a time there was a king who called one of his servants. The same servant was known to be a cruel, mean man who had few friends. The king said to him, “I want you to […]

Mass of Intercession for the McVeigh and McAree/Treanor Families

Posted on 23. Jan, 2015 by in News

Mass of Intercession for the McVeigh and McAree/Treanor Families   Homily My dear friends, I feel privileged this evening to join with all you people of good will, with people of a variety of faiths and some with none, all expressing the best of their common humanity in seeking to end the distress of two […]

                    

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