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In honour of the 150th anniversary of St. Joseph’s

In honour of the 150th anniversary of St. Joseph’s,
An Invitation You are invited to travel back with us in
time to trace the roots of Catholicism in South Monaghan
and Carrickmacross in particular from penal times to the
present day – from mass rocks and caves to the awe
inspiring St Joseph’s Church with its many priceless
artistic features and magnificent architecture.
There will be a public launch of the documentary DVD
St. Joseph’s Machaire Rois A Sacred Place 1866 –
2016 In Hotel Nuremore, Carrickmacross on Sunday 25th
of September 2016 at 7.00 pm.
Copies of the DVD will be on sale at €15 each on the
night.All are welcome to this free showing
Words from Bishiop Liam MacDaid
‘ Sunday, 7 August, was a wonderful day of celebration
for the Catholic Community of Carrickmacross as they
celebrated 150 years of life in St. Joseph’s Church. If you
wish to prolong the good feeling, and you don’t want the
celebration to end, then don’t miss the DVD to be shown
on Sunday, 25 September. It is a must for the people of