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)

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.
                                                  

31 December 2016

1st January - Circumcision of Our Lord

            The Circumcision of Our Lord
                     Sunday January 1st at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

A Child is born to us, and a Son is given to us, whose government
is upon His shoulders: and His Name shall be called the Angel
of great counsel.


                                                

21 December 2016

Christmas Mass Times

Christmas Mass Times:

December 24th: High Mass with Gregorian Chant at 9.30pm, St. Patrick's Church, College Rd., Kilkenny. Carols will be sung before Holy Mass at 9.10pm.

December 25th: Low Mass at 8.00am in St. Patrick's.


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Christ is born in Bethlehem!

16 December 2016

18th December - Fourth Sunday of Advent

                 Fourth Sunday of Advent
                   Sunday 18th December at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

Drop down, ye heavens, from above, and let the clouds rain the just:
let the earth be opened and bud forth a Saviour.
                          

12 December 2016

11th December - Gaudete Sunday

                                       Gaudete Sunday
                                 Sunday 11th December at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

                 
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