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)

19 July 2010

A Reminder... A weekend of liturgical celebrations

As previously announced, we will this coming weekend, celebrate the 90th anniversary of the beatification of St. Oliver Plunkett. It will also be an occasion for us to give thanks for the past years work in our diocese, under his patronage.

We remember especially in our prayers Our Holy Father, Benedict XVI, our Bishop Seamus Freeman SAC, and all the clergy and religious of our diocese.

Saturday 24th of July at 3.30pm

Vespers, Benediction and the public veneration of a 1st Class relic of St. Oliver Plunkett.
Sunday 25th of July at 5pm

Solemn High votive Mass in honour of St. Oliver Plunkett (With the permission of Bishop Freeman SAC, Bishop of Ossory), followed by the opportunity for the veneration of a 1st Class Relic of St. Oliver Plunkett.
There will also be the opportunity for people to join us for dinner after Mass, on Sunday evening, in Kilkenny. Please email us for more details if you would like to attend: societyofstoliverplunkett(at)gmail.com

St. Oliver Plunkett,
Pray for us!

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