COMMISSIONING OF THE PARISH PARTORAL COUNCIL

Commissioning of the Parish Pastoral Council takes place on Wedneday 3rd October 2012 in St Joseph’s Church at 7.00pm. The evening begins with a service of prayer and commissioning of the pastoral council in St Joseph’s Church, followed by refreshments in the hall. We would like as many parishioners as possible to attend and look forward to seeing you at the commissioning.

Sacramental Preparation

Parents whose children attend non-catholic schools, are asked to contact the parish office as soon as possible if they wish their children to enrol for reception of the sacraments of First Penance, First Holy Communion or Confirmation

Connor Region Pioneer Council

The next meeting of the Connor Regional Pioneer Council will be held on Tuesday 2nd October in the Conference Room adjacent to Glenravel Parochial House. The meeting will begin at 7.30pm and all Pioneers are warmly invited to come along and share their views on the way forward for the Pioneer Association.

Pope’s farewell message to Lebanon

Monday, September 17, 2012 12:38 pm
Last night, Pope Benedict XVI ended his Apostolic Journey to Lebanon. The last official appointment of his schedule was the Farewell Ceremony at Beirut’s International ‘Rafiq Hariri’ Airport in the presence of the four Patriarchs, religious representatives and civil authorities, including the President of the Republic

“The Anti-Conversion Law Violates the Constitution”: Landmark Ruling for Christians (Catholic World News) Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India

New Delhi: The anti-conversion law passed in the state of Hhimachal Pradesh (in northern India) is, in some parts, “unconstitutional”. In fact, “a person not only has the right to freedom of conscience, the right to profess one’s faith, the right to change faith, but also has the right to keep secret one’s beliefs.”