Advent Calendar 2016

The first day of Advent heralds the beginning of the Catholic Church’s new year.  Advent (from ‘ad-venire’ in Latin or “to come to”) is the Church season encompassing the four Sundays and weekdays leading up to the celebration of Christmas. Advent is a time of spiritual preparation for the Lord’s coming at Christmas.  Advent also...

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World Day of Prayer for Vocations

Below find the English translation of the Message of His Holiness Pope Francis 2017 World Day of Prayer for Vocations Dear Brothers and Sisters,             In the last few years, we have considered two aspects of the Christian vocation: the summons to “go out from ourselves” to hear the Lord’s voice, and the importance of...

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The Diocesan Choir was officially launched on Sunday the 9th of Dec 2012.  Its launch coincided with an anniversary celebration of Foróige in Islandeady.  The whole celebration was wonderful with readings all done by members of Foróige and the music throughout provided by the DYChoir.  As always the choir continually encourage new members to join...

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Diocesan Youth Choir prepares for its launch on Dec. 9th

The Diocesan Youth Choir (DYChoir) continues to practice each fortnight with a view to its launch in St. Patrick’s Church, Islandeady on Dec. 9th.  Its launch will coincide with the parish’s celebration of the No Name Club which has been working with and for the youth of the parish for a number of years. The DYChoir...

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