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Advent Calendar 2020

Advent Calendar 2020

The first day of Advent heralds the beginning of the Catholic Church’s new year.  Advent (from ‘ad-venire’ in Latin or “to come to”) is the Church season encompassing the four Sundays and weekdays leading up to the celebration of Christmas.  Advent is a time...

World Youth Day – Krakow Poland 2016

World Youth Day – Krakow Poland 2016

The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore are going to be part of the World Youth Day 2016.  This wonderful event will take place in Krakow, Poland  from July 25th to 30th. WYD is open to all young people who want to take part in a festive encounter with their...

Relics of St. Anthony visit Diocese

Relics of St. Anthony visit Diocese

The relics of St. Anthony are going to be in Ireland during the month of June from the 9th to the 16th.  The Diocese of Waterford and Lismore is included in the tour.  The relics will be in St. Mary's Parish Church, Cahir on 9th June.  Full details available on Relics...

Prolife Rally – ‘Celebrate the 8th’

Come and Join Us !!! Protect our next generation Bus leaving from outside St. Mary’s Parish Church Dungarvan @  8.30am. Rally will take place in Molesworth Street Dublin from 3pm to 4pm. Ring: 087 9020083 for a place in the bus before 28th. May

Trocaire Lenten Campaign – Focus Diocese

The Trocaire Lenten Campaign for 2015 will begin Ash Wednesday.  The Diocese of Waterford & Lismore is a 'focus' diocese this year, when the projects of Trocaire will be highlighted throughout the diocese, through Parishes, Church settings and schools. Mary Dee,...

World Day of Prayer for Peace 2015

The Vatican has published the text of Pope Francis’ message for the World Day of Prayer for Peace on 1 January 2015 on the theme ‘No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters’. Read the full text of the message below: MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS FOR THE...

Taking our hearts to the Lord

Since 2006 small groups of adults have gathered weekly during Advent and Lent in parish meeting rooms, family homes and other settings to pray together and to reflect upon the Gospel passages proclaimed at Sunday Mass. Many participants participate year after year as...

Retreat day for those in Parish Ministry

A day of reflection is being offered for those involved in Parish Ministry (e.g. Ministers of the Eucharist, Ministers of the Word, Choir members, Liturgy Teams, Baptism Teams, etc) on Saturday November 1st in St. John's Pastoral Centre, John's Hill, Waterford. It is...