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 March 2015

Passion Sunday

Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man: for Thou art my God and my strength. Send forth Thy light, and Thy truth: they have conducted me, and brought me unto Thy holy hill, and into thy tabernacles.  Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 22nd March.

Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP

09 March 2015

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare Sunday)

Rejoice, O Jerusalem: and come together all you that love her: rejoice with joy, you that have been in sorrow: that you may exult, and be filled from the breasts of your consolation. I rejoiced at the things that were said to me: we shall go into the house of the Lord.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 15th March.

Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP

03 March 2015

Third Sunday in Lent

My eyes are ever towards the Lord: for He shall pluck my feet out of the snare: look Thou upon me, and have mercy on me; for I am alone and poor. To Thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul: in Thee, O my God, I put my trust; let me be not ashamed.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 8th  March.

Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP

28 February 2015

Second Sunday in Lent


Remember, O Lord, Thy bowels of compassion, and Thy mercies that are from the beginning of the world, lest at any time our enemies rule over us: deliver us, O God of Israel, from all our tribulations.  To Thee, O Lord, have I lifted up my soul: in Thee, O my God, I put my trust; let me be not ashamed.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 1st  March.
Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP


22 February 2015

First Sunday in Lent

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. He that dwelleth in the aid of the Most High: shall abide under the protection of the God of Heaven.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 22nd February.
Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP


03 February 2015

Sexagesima Sunday

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. We have heard, O God, with our ears: our fathers have declared to us.
Mass at 5pm, St Patrick's Church, College Rd, Kilkenny, Sunday 8th February.
Celebrant: Rev Thomas O'Toole PP