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)

02 December 2016

8th December - Annual Candlelight Rosary Procession

The 43rd Annual Candlelight Rosary Procession organised by the Fatima Apostolate will leave the Parade, Kilkenny City at 8pm on Thursday 8th December. This annual act of public honour to Our Blessed Mother has always taken place on the Feast of the Immaculate Conception. It proceeds through the streets of the city, ending at the old Dominican church, the Black Abbey, for Benediction of the Most Blessed Sacrament. We would invite all of you to attend this procession and to give glory to the Holy Virgin Mary as we recite the Holy Rosary whilst walking through the streets. Enrolments in the Brown Scapular will also take place in the Black Abbey after Benediction. Candles will be available at the Parade before the public procession begins.

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O Mary, conceived without sin, pray
for us who have recourse to thee!
                                      

01 December 2016

8th December - Feast of the Immaculate Conception

          Feast of the Immaculate Conception
              Mass on Thursday December 8th at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny


I will greatly rejoice in the Lord, for my soul
shall be joyful in my God: for He hath clothed
me with the garments of salvation, and with
the robe of justice He hath covered me,
as a bride adorned with her jewels.


                                         

4th December - Second Sunday of Advent

                  Second Sunday of Advent
              HIGH MASS WITH GREGORIAN MASS
                             Sunday 4th December at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny


People of Sion, behold the Lord shall come to save
the nations: and the Lord shall make the glory of
His voice to be heard, in the joy of your heart.

                          

26 November 2016

27th November - First Sunday of Advent

                    First Sunday of Advent
                             Sunday 27th November at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

To Thee have I lifted up my soul: in Thee, O my God,
I put my trust, let me not be ashamed: neither let my
enemies laugh at me: for none of them that wait on
Thee shall be confounded.

                                            
                         

20 November 2016

20th November - Last Sunday after Pentecost

                         Last Sunday after Pentecost
                 Sunday 20th November at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm
The Lord saith: I think thoughts of peace,and not of affliction: you shall call
upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will
bring back your captivity from all places.




                                                        



                                                                       

11 November 2016

13th November - Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany

 Sixth Sunday after the Epiphany (Resumed)
                        Sunday 13th November 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.



                                                  

31 October 2016

6th November - Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Resumed)

        Fifth Sunday after the Epiphany (Resumed)
           (Comm. Of Feast of All the Saints of Ireland)
                            Sunday 6th November 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.


                                                                    

30th October - Feast of Christ the King

                              Feast of Christ the King
                          Sunday 30th October at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm
                   

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The Lamb that was slain is worthy to receive power and
divinity and wisdom and strength and honour;
to Him be glory and empire for ever and ever.


                                   

23 October 2016

23rd October - Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost

        Twenty-Third Sunday after Pentecost
                     Sunday 23rd October at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Nineth Sunday After Pentecost
The Lord saith: I think thoughts of peace,
and not of affliction: you shall call
upon Me, and I will hear you; and I will
bring back your captivity from all places.
                                        



                                                 

13 October 2016

16th October - Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost

      Twenty-Second Sunday after Pentecost
                       Sunday 16th October at 5pm
                                            St. Patrick's Church,
                                   College Rd., Kilkenny
                       Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



Twenty-second Sunday After Pentecost
If Thou, O Lord, shalt observe iniquities;
Lord, who shall endure it? for with Thee
there is merciful forgiveness, O God of Israel.