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)

20 August 2016

21st August - Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost

             Fourteenth Sunday after Pentecost
                                Sunday 21st August at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

                                                  
Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
Behold, O God, our protector, and look
on the face of Thy Christ: for better is
one day in Thy courts above thousands.
                                 

13 August 2016

14th August - Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost

            Thirteenth Sunday after Pentecost
                       Sunday 14th August at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
Have regard, O Lord, to Thy covenant, and
forsake not to the end the souls of Thy poor:
arise, O Lord, and judge Thy cause, and forget
not the voices of them that seek Thee.
                                                         

04 August 2016

7th August - Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost

           Twelfth Sunday after Pentecost
                    Sunday 7th August at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                            College Rd., Kilkenny
                        Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
O God, come to my assistance; O Lord,
make haste to help me: let mine enemies
be confounded and ashamed, who seek
my soul.
                                                         

02 August 2016

31st July - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

           Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
                             Sunday 31st July at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Eleventh Sunday After Pentecost
God in His holy place; God who maketh
men of one mind to dwell in a house;
He shall give power and strength
to His people.

                                            

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.