DEATH OF FR BILLY HUGHES, P.E., AUGHNAMULLEN EAST

Posted on 19. Jan, 2018 by in News

It is with profound sorrow that we record the death of Fr Billy Hughes, P.E., retired Parish Priest of Aughnamullen East (Lough Egish and Carrickatee), County Monaghan, following an illness which he bore with great fortitude for a number of years. Fr Hughes was a native of Corviller in the parish of Tullycorbet, Co Monaghan, […]

St Michael’s College, Enniskillen Celebrates 60 Years of Growth

Posted on 18. Jan, 2018 by in News

The following is the homily delivered by Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator and a former President of St Michael’s College, Enniskillen, at a Mass to mark the 60th Anniversary of the college on Thursday 11 January 2018. My dear friends, In the entrance hall of this building is preserved the foundation stone of St Michael’s […]

HOMILY AT FUNERAL MASS FOR THE LATE FR TOM FINNEGAN PP, MAGHERACLOONE. R.I.P.

Posted on 02. Jan, 2018 by in News

HOMILY BY MONSIGNOR LARRY DUFFY PP AT THE FUNERAL MASS OF FR TOM FINNEGAN PP, RIP. Tuesday 2 January 2018. Church of Saints Peter and Paul, Lower Magheracloone. My Dear Friends, Fr Tom Finnegan celebrated his last Mass on Wednesday last. On the Feast of St. John, the beloved disciple. St. John is the Church […]

DEATH OF FR THOMAS FINNEGAN PP, MAGHERACLOONE

Posted on 29. Dec, 2017 by in News

For the second time in a month, the Diocese of Clogher has suffered the death of a much-respected priest. Fr Thomas (Tom) Finnegan, the Parish Priest of Magheracloone, County Monaghan, died today at St Francis’ Hospice, Blanchardstown, Dublin, following an illness which he bore with great courage and serenity. Fr Finnegan was a native of […]

JOINT CHRISTMAS MESSAGE 2017

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by in News

The following is the Joint Christmas Message for 2017 from Bishop John McDowell, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher, and Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Clogher. Although it is children who are often the centre of attention at Christmas time, this season brings its blessings in many ways to […]

CHRISTMAS MASS TIMES ACROSS THE DIOCESE OF CLOGHER

Posted on 20. Dec, 2017 by in News

Everyone is invited and encouraged to join the community in the celebration of Eucharist at Christmas. On 25 December, Christians everywhere celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ, our Saviour. After the celebration of the paschal mystery at Easter, the next most important date in the liturgical calendar is that of Christmas. Liturgically, Christmas runs from […]

ADVENT CALEDNAR 2017 – Family Prayers, Reflections & Music for Advent

Posted on 06. Dec, 2017 by in News

As a unique Advent prayerful resource, the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference has provided its online Advent 2017 Calendar which can be enjoyed by people of all ages. The calendar is available online, and on your smartphone, on catholicbishops.ie. This year’s Advent Calendar focuses on the theme of family as we prepare together for next year’s […]

FR JOSEPH McCLUSKEY – Homily at Funeral Mass by Mgr McGuinness

Posted on 04. Dec, 2017 by in News

The following is the text of the homily delivered the Diocesan Administrator, Mgr Joseph McGuinness, at the Funeral Mass for the late Fr Joseph McCluskey which was celebrated in St Enda’s Church, Killanny on the afternoon of Monday 4 December 2017. My dear Friends, When death visits with the swiftness and stunning unexpectedness that it […]

TRAGIC DEATH OF FR JOE McCLUSKEY, P.E., KILLANNY, PRIEST OF CLOGHER DIOCESE

Posted on 30. Nov, 2017 by in News

The entire Diocese of Clogher is shocked and deeply saddened by the tragic and untimely death of one of its priests, Fr Joseph (Joe) McCluskey, P.E., Killanny and formerly the Parish Priest of Kilmore & Drumsnatt (Threemilehouse-Corcaghan), County Monaghan. Fr McCluskey died as a result of a road traffic accident on the N2 road between […]

NEW PARISH PRIEST OF TULLYCORBET INSTALLED

Posted on 19. Nov, 2017 by in News

On Saturday 18 November 2017, during the Vigil Mass for the 33rd Sunday in Ordinary Time in St Patrick’s Church, Ballybay, Fr Owen Joe McEneaney was inducted and installed as the new Parish Priest of Tullycorbet by the Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, Monsignor Joseph McGuinness. Fr McEneaney succeeds Fr La Flynn, who […]

                   

    new_heart_new_spirit