Feast Days

Blessing of Shamrock

The Lord be with you. And also with you. May St. Patrick be a prayerful companion to the people of and may we be faithful to the faith of our ancestors Amen. May the Lord bless + these plants – symbols of our faith in the Trinity and of our Patron Patrick May Almighty God(…)

Naomh Padraig 2015

Liotúirge an Bhriathair–  Naomh Pádraig 2015 Easpag agus Príomhéarlamh na hÉireann 1. Sliocht as leabhar Iarimia fáidh [1:4-9]: Tháinig briathar an Tiarna chugam, á rá: “Sular chum mé thú sa bhroinn bhí aithne agam ort; sular rugadh thú choisric mé thú; d’ordaigh mé thú i d’fháidh do na ciníocha.” Ansin dúirt mise: “Ó a Thiarna(…)

Feast of Saint Patrick

Saint Patrick, bishop – Principal Patron of Ireland 17th March Entrance Antiphon (Genesis 12:1-2) Go from your country and you kindred and your father’s house to the land that I will show you. I will make of you a great nation, and I will bless you, and make your name great, so that you will(…)

Naomh Pádraig, easpag

Naomh Pádraig, easpag –  Príomhéarlamh na hÉireann 17 Márta  – llúntas Loinneog don Iontróid (Gein 12:1-2) Imigh ó do thír féin agus ó do mhuintir féin agus ó theach d’athar chun na tíre a thaispeánfaidh mé duit. Déanfaidh mé cine mór díot agus beannóidh mé thú agus mórfaidh mé d’ainm chomh mór sin go mbeidh(…)

Feast of All Saints of Ireland

All the Saints of Ireland The prayers and readings of this Mass are taken from new National Propers, approved by the Congregation of Divine Worship and Discipline of the Sacraments. Entrance Antiphon (Cf Sirach 44:1-2) Let us sing the praises of our ancestors in their successive generations, for the Lord has created an abundance of(…)

Feast of Saint Kevin

St Kevin, abbot, a feast day in the Archdiocese of Dublin, 3rd June St Kevin was a native of Leinster and grew up in Kilnamanagh, where he received his early religious formation. Wishing to be a hermit, he crossed the mountains to Glendalough and settled in Disert Caoimhghin at the foot of the Upper Lake.(…)

The Story of St. Laurence O’Toole

Story of St Laurence OToole Patron Saint of the ArchDiocese of Dublin Feastday: 14th November St Laurence OToole (Lorcán Ó Tuathail) was born in Castledermot, Co. Kildare in 1128. He became Abbot of Glendalough in 1153 and Archbishop of Dublin in 1162. He died in Eu in Normandy on the 14th of November 1180 and(…)