Archive: March 2015

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Entering Holy Week

We have entered Holy Week… All over the country our friaries are busy getting ready for the great events of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday, statues and crosses have been veiled, churches and friaries are being cleaned, all of the items necessary for the annual observance of this beautiful time are…

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Feast of the Annunciation

Feast of the Annunciation today! This is our true Spring day, when the Winter dark and cold of selfishness and sin yields to the green shoot of Mary’s total yes to God. The whole cosmos pauses and stills to listen for the answer to the Angel as God makes Himself dependent on a young girl’s…

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Brother Martin conferred with the Ministry of Acolyte

Brother Martin will be conferred with the Ministry of Acolyte at Mass in the Friary today (Saturday 07 March 2015) by Brother Adrian Curran (Provincial Minister). This conferral sees Brother Martin enter into the final stage of preparation for Ordination to Deaconate in the Autumn. ‘Destined as he is in a special way for the…

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Child Safeguarding Audit March 2015

AUDIT BY THE NATIONAL BOARD 2015 The National Child Safeguarding Board of the Catholic Church in Ireland will, over several days, in the month of March, 2015, review the manner in which the Irish Capuchin Province has received and dealt with all allegations of child sexual abuse made against its members since 1975. The reviewers…

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Novena of Grace: Halston St. March 4-12

The annual Novena of Grace in honour of St. Francis Xavier takes place as usual in our Capuchin run parish of Halston St. Dublin 7 from the 4th to the 12th of March. This wonderful occasion brings people together from all over the city to invoke the intercession of St. Francis Xavier in one of…

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