Archbishop Charles Chaput of Philadelphia delivered an urgent call for Catholics to take action to protect the American tradition of religious freedom, in a July 26 address to the Napa Institute in California. The archbishop questioned whether America has “crossed the Rubicon” on religious-freedom questions, reaching a point at which political confrontation is inevitable. Without … Read moreAmerica edging toward confrontation on religious freedom, Archbishop Chaput warns. (Catholic World News)
A Priest from Damascus has described his efforts to minister to people suffering “the depths of fear” amid gunfire and bombs in a city running short of bread, gas and electricity.
During July and August there will be no 9.15am Monday Mass
Fr. Paschal Kearney is a native of the Parish and a Holy Ghost Father. This year he celebrates his Golden Jubilee – 50 years a priest. There was a special Mass at 2.00pm on Sunday, 8th July in St.Comgall’s Church and everyone was welcome to join with Fr. Paschal on this special occasion. On behalf … Read moreFr Paschal Kearney’s Golden Jubilee
Mass was offered for Deacon Conor on Friday 29th June in St Joseph’s Church as his time in the Parish comes to an end. Conor will be ordained in St. Bernard’s Church @ 3.00pm on Sunday 8th July and we pray God’s blessing on him in his final days of preparation. We thank Conor for … Read moreDeacon Conor’s Ordination