Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 20th May

Pope Francis spoke in recent days about meeting a group of young people. He said he reached out his hands to them in friendship but very few were able to take his hand because their hands were holding mobile phones and taking photos of him! He didn’t knock or rubbish the idea of mobile phones…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 13th May

It’s interesting to watch planes and helicopters in the sky – more so, perhaps, planes since they go further beyond our line of vision than helicopters. Being so close to Knock Airport, it has become a regular sight for us all now to see a plane nosing its way towards the clouds and then disappearing…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 6th May

Some years ago, when visiting a Religious Sister from home who works in the United States, I noticed this picture on her wall. I had never seen it before and when I asked about it she said it was called “Our Lady of The Millennium”. Later she sent me a copy of it that I…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 29th April

A few weeks ago I travelled to Derry with a classmate to attend the funeral of another classmate’s mother. May she rest in peace. I enjoyed the journey, not least because I enjoy the company and chat though we don’t meet that often or communicate very much. He’s one of those people that you feel you…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 22nd April

Every single person has a vocation, a calling, a dream held for us by God as to who God would have us be and what God would have us do with our lives. When we speak of “praying for vocations” it is somewhat inaccurate. Vocations are freely given by God. What we are really praying…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 15th April

[dropcap]S[/dropcap]ince Easter most of our readings at Mass focus on the mission of the disciples as they find their voice and begin to speak about the risen Jesus. Though they had failed to grasp all he had said to them during their time together, the truth has dawned and they feel duty bound to share…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 8th April

Doubt is defined as “A feeling of uncertainty or lack of conviction” and neither is helpful to us in our quest for faith. Yet doubt has its place in faith for, if we know something “beyond doubt” we no longer need to believe or have faith. Our relationship with God and with one another in…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 1st April

Who will roll the stone away they wondered as they wandered to the borrowed tomb. Borrowed! like so many other rooms; the Bethlehem stable the Upper Room Martha and Mary’s Kitchen. where great things happened Welcome offered food prepared and shared lessons in listening borrowed yes, but always willing to repay Repay! every act of…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 25th March

As we enter Holy Week, may we do so with a spirit of openness to hear again and be touched again by the words and liturgies that will be presented to us in the coming days. Holy Week – beginning on Palm Sunday, takes us back to the events of Christ’s entry into Jerusalem and…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 18th March

On Sunday next, Palm Sunday, the priests of our Parish Cluster (Bohola, Carracastle, Charlestown, Kilmovee, Kiltimagh and Swinford) will be available to celebrate with you the Sacrament of Reconciliation. There will be a priest, in some cases two, in each of the Parish Churches of the Cluster. This is an opportunity to celebrate God’s forgiveness…