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)

21 July 2016

24th July - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

             Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
                     High Mass with Gregorian Chant
                             Sunday 24th July at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                
When I cried to the Lord He heard my voice,
from them that draw near to me; and He
humbled them, who is before all ages,
and remains for ever: cast thy care upon
the Lord, and He shall sustain thee.


                                        


16 July 2016

17th July - Ninth Sunday after Pentecost

               Ninth Sunday after Pentecost
                               Sunday 17th July at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



Nineth Sunday After Pentecost
Behold God is my helper, and the Lord
is the protector of my soul: turn back the
evils upon mine enemies, and cut them
off in Thy truth, O Lord my protector.
                               

06 July 2016

11th July - Feast of St. Oliver Plunkett

Feast of St. Oliver Plunkett 
                      High Mass with Gregorian Chant
                               Monday July 11th at 7pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny

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      It has been 335 years since the martyrdom of St. Oliver Plunkett at Tyburn on the 1st of July 1681. He was the last Catholic martyr to die in England.

In honour of St. Oliver Plunkett and in thanksgiving for the past year's work in Kilkenny under his patronage, there will be veneration of a 1st Class relic of St. Oliver Plunkett after the High Mass.

                                       

10th July - Eighth Sunday after Pentecost

             Eighth Sunday after Pentecost
                              Sunday 10th July at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Eigth Sunday After Pentecost
We have received Thy mercy, O God,
in the midst of Thy temple; according
to Thy Name, O God, so also is Thy
praise unto the ends of the earth: Thy
right hand is full of justice.
                                                    

03 July 2016

3rd July - Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

              Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
                               Sunday 3rd July at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Seventh Sunday After Pentecost
Clap your hands, all ye nations: shout unto
God with the voice of joy.
                                             

26 June 2016

26th June - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

               Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
                               Sunday 26th June at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



Sixth Sunday After Pentecost
The Lord is the strength of His people,
and the protector of the salvation of
His anointed: save, O Lord, Thy people,
and bless Thine inheritance, and rule
them for ever.
                                    

19 June 2016

19th June - Fifth Sunday after Pentecost

               Fifth Sunday after Pentecost
                         Sunday 19th June at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                           Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Hear, O Lord, my voice with which I have cried to Thee:
be Thou my helper, forsake me not, do not Thou despise me,
O God, my Saviour.



                                                  

10 June 2016

12th June - Fourth Sunday after Pentecost

              Fourth Sunday after Pentecost
                           Sunday 12th June at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Fourth Sunday After Pentecost
The Lord is my light and my salvation:
whom shall I fear? The Lord is the
protector of my life: of whom shall
I be afraid? Mine enemies that trouble
me have themselves been weakened
and have fallen.
                                                  

03 June 2016

5th June - Third Sunday after Pentecost

               Third Sunday after Pentecost
                                Sunday 5th June at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

Third Sunday After Pentecost
Look Thou upon me, O Lord, and have mercy
on me; for I am alone and poor. See mine
abjection and my labour; and forgive me
all my sins, O my God,

                                   




25 May 2016

29th May - Solemnity of Corpus Christi

               Solemnity of Corpus Christi
                   (Second Sunday after Pentecost)
                      Sunday 29th May at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


He fed them with the fat of corn, alleluia; and filled them with
honey out of the rock, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.