Pope Benedict XVI

"Beauty... is not mere decoration, but rather an essential element of the liturgical action, since it is an attribute of God Himself and His revelation."
(Pope Benedict XVI, Sacramentum Caritatis, 35)

26 March 2017

26th March - Fourth Sunday in Lent

          Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare Sunday)
                           Sunday 26th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                   Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

                                              


                                            

19 March 2017

19th March - Third Sunday in Lent

                     Third Sunday in Lent
                                 Sunday 19th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

 

                                      


04 March 2017

5th March - First Sunday in Lent

                    First Sunday in Lent
                           Sunday 5th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                   Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



He shall cry to me, and I will hear him:
I will deliver him, and I will glorify him:
I will fill him with length of days.
                                      

23 February 2017

26th February - Quinquagesima Sunday

                                Quinquagesima Sunday
           High Mass with Gregorian Chant
                      Sunday 26th February at 5pm
                                      St. Patrick's Church,
                                    College Rd., Kilkenny

                                         
Be Thou unto me a God, a Protector,
and a house of refuge, to save me:
for Thou art my strength and my refuge:
and for Thy Name's sake Thou wilt lead
me, and nourish me.

18 February 2017

19th February - Sexagesima Sunday

                      Sexagesima Sunday
                       Sunday 19th Feb. at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny


Arise, why sleepest Thou, O Lord?
Arise, and cast us not off to the end.
Why turnest Thou Thy face away,
and forgettest our trouble? Our belly hath
cleaved to the earth: Arise, O Lord,
help us and deliver us.

                         

11 February 2017

12th February - Septuagesima Sunday

                                Septuagesima Sunday
                              Sunday 12th Feb. at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


                                
The sorrows of death surrounded me,
the sorrows of hell encompassed me:
and in my affliction I called upon the Lord,
and He heard my voice from His holy temple.

26 January 2017

29th January - Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

           Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
                    Sunday 29th January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



                                 
Adore God, all you His angels: Sion heard,
and was glad: and the daughters of Juda rejoiced.

22 January 2017

22nd January - Third Sunday after the Epiphany

                    Third Sunday after the Epiphany
                         Sunday 22nd January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                           Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Adore God, all you His angels: Sion heard, and was glad:
and the daughters of Juda rejoiced.
                               
                                                          

14 January 2017

15th January - Second Sunday after the Epiphany

          Second Sunday after the Epiphany
                            Sunday 15th January at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Let all the earth adore Thee, O God, and sing
to Thee: let it sing a psalm to Thy Name,
O Most High.
                                     

07 January 2017

8th January - Feast of the Holy Family

                            Feast of the Holy Family
                     Sunday 8th January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


The father of the Just rejoiceth greatly, let Thy
father and Thy mother be joyful, and let her rejoice
that bore Thee.