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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 24th December

He was found dead. People spoke with genuine sorrow and more than a little regret. He kept to himself. He’d moved from England. He used sit on a park bench and some would say hello to him.His little house seemed so small on the evening news. The houses around looked bigger but the TV camera is [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 17th December

As mentioned in last week’s bulletin, it is intended we will not have Masses on Saturday mornings in the parish in the New Year. However, some Masses have been arranged and these will be celebrated as planned. Insofar as possible, we will include intentions in the four weekend Masses and in Masses during the week. Many thanks for your understanding and support. Christmas Mass [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 10th December

As we approach the end of the year and look to the year ahead, people will consider arranging Masses. With the change in personnel and the re-structuring of Masses during the week, might I ask that people will, whenever possible, arrange to have Mass at one of the daily Masses (Monday to Friday) Weekend Masses [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 3rd December

There are some who want us to think that it’s Christmas Eve, with just five minutes left before shops close. Has all this replaced Advent? The answer is “NO”. The Advent Wreath is before us, the journey is beginning a-fresh and we’ll take it all with us to the door and straw of the Bethlehem Stable and, on Christmas Day, [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 26th November

The last Sunday of the Church’s year is dedicated to Christ The King. It’s as if all we’ve been about through the Sundays, weekdays and Feast Days of our year have been collectively leading us to this moment when we acknowledge Christ as our “KING” - our leader and Guide. He remains a people’s king [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 19th November

The dimension of reciprocity is emphasized in the logo of the World Day of the Poor. There is an open door, on the threshold of which are found, two people. Both extend a hand; one to ask for help, the other with the intention of providing it. In the end, it is difficult to figure out which of the two is the [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 12th November

We discussed Christmas Masses at our Parish Pastoral Council meeting this week. It was decided that we will have one Mass in each Church to celebrate Christmas. We will follow the weekend Mass Schedule with Christmas Eve Mass in Urlaur at 6.30pm and in Glann at 8.00pm. Christmas Day Masses in Kilmovee at 10.00am and Kilkelly at 11.30am. May all be a worthy [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 5th November

Last weekend was a significant one in the life of our parish and in the lives of Tommy and Maureen Duffy. Maureen, with the help of her husband Tommy, has beenSacristan in St Patrick’s Church, Glann for thirty years. Recently she spoke to me about her belief that the hour had come for her to [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 29th October

As we face into the month of November, a month that begins with celebrating the Saints and remembering the Faithful Departed We call to mind those who have died in our parish since November 2016. Our thoughts are with those grieving their loss and our prayers are for the happy and eternal repose of their Souls. The names included here, are of [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 22nd October

Whose head is on the coin? They told him “Caesar’s” and he said “Very well, give back to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God.” Was this a discussion about the separation of Church and State? It’s hard to know but something important was being said. Whether this exchange was a [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 15th October

As mentioned a few times in recent weeks, the timing between weekend Masses is a little short when one priest is celebrating both. This will become more of an issue as we face into the winter and the possibility of icy conditions. This was discussed at our Parish Pastoral Council Meeting during the week. The suggestion is that we would schedule an hour and a [...]

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Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 8th October

That’s what the man decided! He felt his son would be respected by the tenants and sent him in that belief. Alas, it was not to be. The son was rejected, mistreated and ultimately lost his life. It wasn’t what was hoped for. Neither was it what was needed. The tenants need only have desired to produce and share a sound and [...]

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