DIOCESAN CHANGES ANNOUNCED – New Prior of Lough Derg

Posted on 25. Sep, 2017 by in News

The national and internationally renowned pilgrimage shrine of Lough Derg in Co Donegal is to have a new Prior. As part of the Clogher Diocesan Changes announced today by the Diocesan Administrator, Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Fr Laurence (La) Flynn, the present Parish Priest of Ballybay (Tullycorbet), Co Monaghan, is to take over the role on […]

SUICIDE & MENTAL HEALTH: Some Contacts for those seeking Help

Posted on 25. Sep, 2017 by in News

Following our prayerful and supportive reflections on suicide and mental health issues in all our parishes over the weekend as we marked FLOURISH! SUNDAY we wish to offer the following useful contact details for groups and agencies who offer support in this area. Useful Contact Numbers Aware 08451 20 2961 (NI) 1800 80 48 48 […]

Homily by Mgr McGuinness at St Joseph’s Church Ederney 60th Anniversary Mass

Posted on 24. Sep, 2017 by in News

HOMILY BY MONSIGNOR JOSEPH McGUINNESS, DIOCESAN ADMINISTRATOR, AT MASS OF CELEBRATION FOR THE 60TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEDICATION OF ST JOSEPH’S CHURCH, EDERNEY, PARISH OF CÚLMÁINE, CO. FERMANAGH. Readings: Is. 55:6-9; Ps. 144: 2-3, 8-9, 17-18, R/v.18; Phil. 1:20-24,27; Mt. 20:1-16. ‘One of the great signs of renewal in our Church is the increasing and […]

Ederney Parish Celebrates 60th Anniversary of St Joseph’s Church

Posted on 22. Sep, 2017 by in News

In September 1957, the people of Ederney (Cuil Maine) parish celebrated the successful completion and dedication of St Joseph’s Church. This weekend, they mark sixty years of faith and worship, of reconciliation and renewal in the unending presence of God’s love in their lives and community. The weekend began on Thursday 21 September by looking […]

FLOURISH! SUNDAY on SUICIDE NEXT WEEKEND – 23/24 Sept 2017

Posted on 18. Sep, 2017 by in News

What is Flourish! Sunday? At all Masses throughout the Diocese of Clogher on the weekend of 23rd & 24th September next, we will address the issue of Suicide in a sensitive, prayerful and supportive manner; in a way that allows all of us to reflect on depression and suicide through the lens of our Christian […]

FLOURISH SUNDAY ON SUICIDE TO BE HELD IN DIOCESE – 24 SEPTEMBER 2017

Posted on 25. Aug, 2017 by in News

Flourish! Sunday: At all Masses throughout the Diocese of Clogher on the weekend of 23rd & 24th September next, we will address the issue of Suicide in a sensitive, prayerful and supportive manner. Flourish! Sunday takes its name from a partnership initiative between Lighthouse Ireland, clergy from across the Christian churches in Northern Ireland and […]

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES – Preparatory Period Launched at Knock

Posted on 21. Aug, 2017 by in News

On Monday, 21 August 2017,the anniversary of the apparition of Our Lady at Knock in 1879, the year-long preparation period for the World Meeting of Families took place at Knock. Each diocese and religious community in the country, including our diocese, was represented at the Mass today. The lead-in period will include many features, such […]

CLOGHER DIOCESE ONE-DAY RETREAT AT LOUGH DERG – SATURDAY, 19 AUGUST 2017

Posted on 09. Aug, 2017 by in News

“COME HOME TO THE LOVE OF GOD’S FAMILY ON LOUGH DERG” Mgr Joseph Mc Guinness, Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, will lead the Diocesan One Day Retreat to Lough Derg on Saturday 19th August 2017. Now in its fourth year, this day has proven to be a special occasion for many: individuals, families, […]

Special TRÓCAIRE Collection for East Africa at Masses on 22/23 July 2017

Posted on 10. Jul, 2017 by in News

The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has announced that special collections at all Masses will take place across Ireland on the weekend of 22 and 23 July to fund life-saving aid for people currently affected by the devastating hunger crisis in east-Africa. The money raised will be donated to Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the […]

Homily at the Grotto – Clogher Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes 2017

Posted on 08. Jul, 2017 by in News, Uncategorized

CLOGHER DIOCESAN PILGRIMAGE TO LOURDES 2017 HOMILY AT MASS AT THE GROTTO BY MGR JOSEPH McGUINNESS, DIOCESAN ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DIOCESE OF CLOGHER Saturday 8 July 2017 Readings: Romans 8:28-30, John 19:25-27 ‘The Gospel tells us… of the invitation of Jesus to us to make a place in our lives for his beloved Mother, for […]

                   

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