The Blessed Sacrament Procession. A special invitation To the First Holy Communion children from the three schools in the town to walk in the Blessed Sacrament Procession on Sunday 27th May in their Communion outfits. We would appreciate if parents would walk with the children. These children will have a special place of honour immediately in front of the
Dates for Diary
Diamond Jubilee of Ordination to the Priesthood of Bishop Joseph Duffy – Sunday 10th June , at St Macartan’s Cathedral at 3pm. This day will be an opportunity for the diocese to give thanks to God for Bishops Duffy’s Ministry of service to the people of the Diocese and for his many scholarly gifts.
World Meeting of Families: Registration is currently underway for The World Meeting of Families. Most of you will register at home , however if you need any assistance the parish Office in Carrickmacross will be open on Saturday 12th May from 12 Noon- 4pm. Individual Registration will take place from 12-1pm, individual registration takes (aprox 15 minutes) per person
Annual Planning in Support of Parish and Priests.
The work of the Church in this Parish is greatly helped by your regular financial support. Thank you very much.
Preparations are under way for the Planned Giving Envelopes. New Envelopes will be issued for the First Sunday of July.
- If you have moved to a new Address , please update new
Clogher Diocesan One-Day Retreat at Lough Derg – Saturday 26 May The annual diocesan one-day retreat will take place on Lough Derg on Saturday 26 May (not in August, due to the World Meeting of Families). We are pleased to announce that the Papal Nuncio to Ireland, His Excellency, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, will be our special guest for the
Penitential Service with Individual Confessions
on Palm Sunday 25th March at 5pm
There will be a number of Priests available. We encourage as many as possible to avail of this opportunity of Spiritual preparation for the Feast of Easter .
Wednesday 28th March after 10am Mass.
Holy Saturday 31st March from 11am – 1pm.
The Irish Guide Dogs for the Blind wish to thank the people of Carrickmacross for their generous response to the church gate collection on 17/18th Feb which amounted to €1302.69. Also a special thank you to our volunteer collectors who make this collection possible.
World Meeting of families National Collection
In order to help defray the costs associated with Ireland hosting the World Meeting of Families next August, a National Collection will be taken up in all churches throughout the country this weekend – 24/25 February.