Pope Palm Sunday Homily: Full Text

Pope Francis opened Holy Week celebrating the Palm Sunday liturgy in St Peter’s Basilica without a congregation. The full text of his homily follows. Celebration of Palm Sunday of the Passion of the Lord Homily of His Holiness Pope Francis Saint Peter’s Basilica Sunday, 5 April 2020 Jesus “emptied himself,...

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RTÉ broadcasting output of liturgies during Holy Week 2020

RTÉ broadcasting output of liturgies during Holy Week 2020  Palm Sunday 5 April 1100-1150       Mass on Palm Sunday.  Rev Professor Michael Mullaney, President of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, celebrates Mass in the Kairos chapel studio, Maynooth, Co Kildare, with music from internationally  acclaimed singer, Celine Byrne, accompanied by Ronan Murray....

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Blessing and Distribution of Palm

Palms will be blessed during the Palm Sunday Mass at 10.30 in St. Philip’s the Apostle church on 5th April. The blessed palms will be made available for parishioners both in St. Philip’s church, Mountview and Sacred Heart of Jesus church, Huntstown on Palm Sunday as well as the following...

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Holy Week 2020 Celebrations

Please find the Holy Week Schedule 2020 for our parishes together: Blakestown, Huntstown & Mountview. We will have only one celebrations for these parishes and because of the restrictions due to COVID-19, we will be live streaming all events from St. Philip the Apostle Chruch, Mountview. All celebrations can be...

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COVID-19 – Support Services for Older and Vulnerable People

COVID-19 community supports are now in place to ensure vulnerable members of the community are reached and helped at this time. These comprise the local authority, Health Service Executive, County Champions, An Post, Community Welfare Service, An Garda Síochána, other State organisations, charities and other stakeholders. These Dedicated helplines are...

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Palm Sunday and Holy Week ideas for Families

I like to share A BEAUTIFUL IDEA FOR PALM SUNDAY which I came across: How can we publicly acknowledge this important day on our calendar when so many of us will be behind closed doors? The Missionaries of the Holy Spirit posted this idea on their Facebook page: What if...

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