Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 6th October

Mass to be aired on RTE – 3rd November broadcast from RTE Studios in Donnybrook. As numbers are limited, it is hoped we can do our best to represent the parish at this special event. There are very clear regulations set by RTE and these include a choir of up to 27 members, 5 musicians…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 29th September

Our parish will celebrate Mass on RTE TV, Radio and Internet on Sunday, November 3rd at 11 am. Mass will be broadcast from RTE Studios in Donnybrook. The studio accommodates 56 people, including choir and five or six musicians. Kilkelly Choir will co-ordinate the hymns for the Mass. There should be room in the choir…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 22nd September

On Friday, I was in Kilmovee School for a short Prayer Service. This focused on the infant class – four girls – but involved the entire school community and the parents/grandparents of the new class. It was a lovely gathering and I was happy to be there. I noticed a little video clip on Twitter…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 15th September

This story is found among other stories shared in this weekend’s gospel passage. It is a story well known to us and one, that many can identify with, having lost animals from their farms and fields. The search is intense and usually involves neighbours who are asked to help in the search. There is no…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 8th September

The shadow of the cross is never too far away from any of us. Seldom is it deserved and never is it welcome. The Lord didn’t embrace it either. It was laid on his shoulders and he journeyed and, indeed, fell beneath its weight. Along the way, he received support – the forced support of…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 25th August

That “Love Thy Neighbour” Thing…. I Meant That – God Neighbor/Neighbour – how we spell it isn’t the issue really. It’s about having an awareness of people and especially of their needs. This is not to be mistaken for nosiness but a sincere interest in people and their welfare. In a parish like ours, thanks…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 11th August

Last year I went to visit my aunt for a few days. She lives in Richmond, Virginia and has a great sense of what matters to her. She is not, in any sense, materialistic but one who has a deep sense of sentimentality and of what holds value for her. She was washing the dishes…

Kilmovee Parish Bulletin – 4th August

During the week, I visited a home where a newborn baby had arrived. His mother was sitting beside me, holding her little boy and I took his foot in my hand. It seemed so small and yet everything it needed to be was there. Perfection. It made me think a little about life, how precious…