Prayer for the New School Year.
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St. Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise
Sunday: Vigil (Saturday) 6:30pm, 8:30am, 10:00am, 11:15am, 12:30pm
Monday – Friday: 7:30am, 10:00am
First Fridays: 7.30am, 10am, 7.30pm
November and Lent: Monday to Friday 7.30pm
Knockmay: 7.30pm (Vigil Sat. evening)
Church of the Assumption, The Heath
Sunday Mass Time: 9:30 AM› read more about the church
Church of the Holy Cross, Ratheniska
Sunday Mass Time: 10:00 AM› read more about the church
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9 young people from our Parish are part of World Youth Day in Krakow, Poland. . We hope it will be an enjoyable and enriching experience for them. Pope Francis urged the young people ‘not to lose hope and not to be taken in by the messages of hatred and terror all around us’.
The Parish Pilgrimage to Lourdes was a most enjoyable time for all who attended. A warm congratulations to all the young parishioners and their leaders who participated. Next year Kildare and Leighlin Diocesan Pilgrimage to Lourdes takes place from July 16th-21st 2017. Booking forms available in the Parish Centre.
Joseph Yang Shuai was ordained to the Diaconate in a very joyful ceremony on Sunday 11th July in our Parish Church. The Mass was concelebrated by many of Joseph’s Divine Word confreres, the priests of the parish and others. Joseph who continues his studies during the coming year will be ordained priest next year.