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Pentecost, the coming of the Holy Spirit.

Pentecost Come, Holy Spirit, fill the hearts of your faithful. And kindle in them the fire of your love. Send forth your Spirit and they shall be created. And you will renew the face of the earth.    Wishing all our viewers the fullness of the Spirit this Pentecost. The Christian holy day of Pentecost,...

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Eid al-Fitr, Festival of Breaking the Fast.

Eid al-Fitr, “Festival of Breaking the Fast“. Eid al-Fitr is also called the “Festival of Breaking the Fast“, is an Arabic term and also a religious holiday celebrated by Muslilms worldwide that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting. This religious Eid is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which...

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Revival Gospel Choir

  REVIVAL GOSPEL CHOIR “Life is not measured by the breath we take but by the moments that take our breaths away” The Revival Gospel Choir visited Magheramore, the Motherhouse of the Columban Sisters in Wicklow recently and left their audience overwhelmed as they sang a wonderful rendition of gospel songs, interspersed with other songs...

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Mass for Sr. Maureen Byrne, Magheramore, 29-5-2019

Sr. Maureen’s Funeral Mass. Welcome by Sr. Rose Gallagher. On behalf of the Sisters here in Magheramore it is my privilege to welcome you all and in particular, to welcome you, dear Laura, Pauline, Deirdre, Geraldine, Elaine, and your families, Maureen’s relatives and friends, who have come to say farewell to your beloved Maureen. Welcome...

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International Day of Families.  May 15th 2019.

International Day of Families.  May 15th 2019.  2019 Theme: “Families and Climate Action”. The International Day of Families is a global observance and not a public holiday.  A wide range of events are organized at local, national and international levels. These include: workshops, seminars and policy meeting for public officials; exhibitions and organized discussions to...

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Earth Day Network 2019 Theme: Protect our Species

Earth Day Network 2019 Theme: Protect our Species Earth Day Network 2019 is asking people to join our Protect our Species campaign. Our goals are to: Educate and raise awareness about the accelerating rate of extinction of millions of species and the causes and consequences of this phenomenon. Achieve major policy victories that protect broad...

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Easter Greetings. Jesus Christ is Risen Today, Alleluia.

Easter Greetings. He Has Risen.  Luke 24: 1 – 12. On the first day of the week, very early in the morning, the women took the spices they had prepared and went to the tomb.  They found the stone rolled away from the tomb, but when they entered, they did not find the body of the Lord Jesus....

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Crucifixion Journey.

Crucifixion Journey. The leaders at that time were threatened by Jesus’ message and wrongfully accused Him of crimes that caused Him to receive a “death sentence”. So, Jesus was bound to be executed and during this time the way that they executed many people was by death on the cross – crucifixion. The Bible tells...

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Sr. Eileen Kiely RIP.

Sr. Eileen Kiely RIP. It is with great sadness that we let you know of Sr. Eileen Kiely’s death and yet we are deeply thankful to God for the grace of her very peaceful death. Eileen died as the sun rose at 5.30 a.m. She had feared that she might struggle with her breathing when...

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International Women’s Day 2019 #BalanceforBetter. “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”

International Women’s Day 2019 campaign theme: #BalanceforBetter   The theme for International Women’s Day (8 March) this year,                                                             “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change”,                                                                              ...

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