Clonard Novena Wednesday 16th to Thursday 24th June 2021

CLONARD NOVENA  This year’s theme- A Man for all Seasons – celebrating the Year of St Joseph  Join them online as they celebrate the annual Solemn Novena in honour of   Our Mother of Perpetual Help  The Novena will begin on   Wednesday 16th to Thursday 24th June,  Online Solemn Novenas will be at:   7am; 9.30am; 6.15pm; and 8.00pm.  For Petitions & Thanksgivings please email [email protected]  Please click on https://www.clonard.com/web-cam   to watch the live stream  The Church will be open for individual visits during the Solemn Novena Sunday to Saturday from 11am to 5pm  ...
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The King of Love A Guide to a Prayerful Experience of St John’s Gospel by Fr Albert McNally

The King of Love  A Guide to a Prayerful Experience of St John’s Gospel  by Fr Albert McNally  Out now, price £15  Or £10 per copy for orders of 10 and over  John is the different Gospel, the most difficult but the most enriching.   It begins in the eternal loving heart of the Trinity, ‘for God so loved the world that he gave His only Son, so that everyone who believes in Him may not perish, but may have eternal life’ (3:16), and ends in an Hour of Glory, as John sees the death and resurrection of Jesus, and the outpouring of the Spirit.    Further details on how to order your copy attached  ...
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Prayers for Marriage and Family Life – May 2021

The joy of love – Pope Francis Prayers for Marriage and Family Life May 2021  The questions I would put to parents are these: “Do you understand ‘where’ your children really are in their journey?”  “Where is their soul, do we really know?”  And, above all, “do we want to know?” (261)  The strengthening of the will and the repetition of specific actions are the building blocks of moral conduct; without the conscious, free, and valued repetition of certain patterns of good behaviour, moral education cannot take place.  Mere desire, or an attraction to a certain value, is not enough to instil a virtue in the absence of those properly motivated acts.  (266)  Raising children calls for an orderly process of handing on the faith.  This is made difficult by current lifestyles, work schedules, and the...
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Invitation to Dedicate the Month of May to Prayer to End Convid-19

Global Rosary Marathon for the Month of May  #PRAYINMAY  Pope Francis invites Catholics and Marian Shrines around the world to dedicate the month of May to a marathon of prayer for an end to the Covid-19 pandemic. Catholics across the globe are encouraged to dedicate the Marian month of May to praying for an end to the pandemic. The initiative involves 30 Marian Shrines from various parts of the world.  It takes place under the theme “The whole Church was fervently praying to God,”   which recalls a verse in the Book of Acts (12:5).  ...
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