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World Youth Day 2011

       The experience of World Youth Day is one which is ‘unimaginable and indescribable’.  This was the general consensus from our 12 young pilgrims and 4 leaders from the diocese of Waterford and Lismore who made the journey to Madrid for World Youth Day 2011. ...

Diocesan Celebration – National Eucharistic Congress

A wonderful celebration took place in Knock on Saturday last, June 25th, as part of the National Eucharistic Congress. This celebration was attended by more than 13,000 pilgrims. Our own diocese of Waterford and Lismore was well represented. Next day, Sunday, June...

Dungarvan Celebrates Marriage Anniversaries

Each year, Dungarvan Parish honour those who celebrate Golden, Silver and Ruby anniversaries of marriage. This year almost 150 families came to celebrate with 30 couples who celebrated these momentous milestones. They celebrated with music and dance and each couple...

Accord hosts ‘Working Together’ Seminar

ACCORD WATERFORD issued an invitation to helping agencies in Waterford city to come together in order to explore possibilities for greater co-operation and to improve communication between agencies.  The seminar was held in St. John’s Pastoral centre on May 25th last....

Ordination to Diaconate

On Monday 25th April, (Easter Monday), in the Basilica of Sante Maria sopra Minerva, Rome, John Harris from Ballyduff Lower was ordained Deacon by Bishop Seamus Hegarty, Bishop of Derry.  John was also assistant to Pope Benedict at the Chrism Mass on Holy Thursday...

Towards Healing & Renewal

To mark the first anniversary of the Pastoral Letter of the Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI to the Catholics of Ireland, published in March 2010, the bishops of Ireland have launched a pastoral response entitled Towards Healing and Renewal. This represents part of a...

Liturgy of appreciation for Ministers of the Word

Over the next few months throughout the Diocese, a Liturgy of appreciation will be held in the ten Pastoral area's of our Diocese to mark the second 'moment' of preparation for the International Eucharistic Congress 2012.  During these evenings, Ministers of the Word...

Italian Pilgrim Tours

On May 23rd, Dunhill & Fenor Parish will organise a Pilgrimage to Rome, with Fr. Paul Murphy as group leader.  The cost of this pilgrimage is €625 and includes bus transfer to Waterford to Dublin airport and return.  For further information please contact Fr. Paul...

Life in the Spirit Seminar’s

Life in the Spirit Seminars, entitled 'A new Life with God' will be held in St. John's Pastoral Centre, Waterford every Wednesday evening until Wednesady 13th April at 7.30pm. These seminar's are being faciliated by the Word of God outreach group.  Please contact...

Church Music News & Workshops

  Ian Callanan Music Workshops Preparation Workshops on singing the new texts in the revised edition of the Roman Missal. Clonmel Park Hotel, on Wednesday 13th April @ 7.30pm This workshop will provide choirs with helpful tips for implementing the singing of the new...