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Saturday Vigil 6:15pm
Sunday 8:00am
Weekdays 10:30am

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Saturday Vigil 7:30pm
Sunday 9:30am
12 noon
Weekdays 10:00am
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Easter Message from Monsignor Jim Carroll P.P.

Easter Message
In our faith tradition, Easter Day is sometimes called “The Mother of all Sundays”. It’s a mighty title for the Great Day of our Christian Year – for on this day, Jesus, the Christ, broke the bonds of sin and death. And the Empty Tomb proclaims the news: He is not here, He is truly Risen – Alleluia.

Now that is Good News, ground-breaking! I think the “Empty Tomb” is an interesting image for Christians in modern Ireland and all over Europe. “Our history and our culture, our art and our architecture are filled with references to Jesus”. We are proud of that heritage. But where is Jesus himself? Has he, in some sense, been taken away from us? Or is he really alive in our
homes and society today? Where are the signs of hope? Where are the witnesses? As we celebrate Easter 2018, Jesus invites us to be his witnesses. “We don’t have to control the whole of society, any more than the first Christians did, but we do need to be present in the public space – and let people see for themselves that Jesus is alive”. Alleluia. The Empty Tomb speaks volumes. May it speak to our families during the Easter Season, as we prepare for the World Meeting of Families in August. The Blessings of Easter to one and all.

May the Risen Christ be at home with you. Praise God.

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Weekly Notices

April 14, 2018

The Lourdes Youth Choir will launch its new CD “Manus Salvus” (Safe Hands)

on Tuesday 24th April at 7.30pm in Our Lady of Lourdes Church. This 5 track CD

was undertaken by the choir to support one of its members who was diagnosed with

MS last February. The pieces were chosen by the member and…

Amoris Programme

April 13, 2018

We are delighted to announce the beginning of our “Amoris Programme” – in preparation for the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August. All are welcome to join us in…

The Blessing of the Graves

April 12, 2018

The Blessing of the Graves takes place in St Peter’s Cemetery at 3.00pm and Newtown Cross Cemetery at 5.00pm on Sunday, 24th June 2018

Celebrate Your Marriage

February 17, 2018

As part of our Parish preparation for the World Meeting of Families, married couples celebrating the important milestones of 10, 25, 40, 50 & 60 years anniversaries in 2018, are invited to give their names into…

Family Mass Sunday 29th April

February 17, 2018

We remind all families that our ‘Family Mass’ takes place in Our Lady of Lourdes Church on Sunday 29th  April at 12noon. Refreshments served afterwards.


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