03Apr Meeting of ACP; Cork and Ross

The next meeting of the ACP in Cork & Ross takes place on Tuesday 12 April at 2.30 pm at Ovens parish Centre. Tony Flannery from the Leadership team will facilitate the meeting and will report on what the Team … Read the rest

03Apr Fourth Sunday of Lent


Are we, in some ways, "walking in darkness," unaware of our true spritual state, blind to the gravest of our faults and to the needs of others. The Gospel remedy is to let the Spirit of Jesus shine into our hearts this very day, to take away our blindness and help us see things his way. But sometimes too, by undervaluing our gifts or being only too burdened by our failures, we might fail to make our proper mark in life – just as young David's family never imagined that he could possibly serve God's people as their king. St Paul assures us that each individual person is gifted and chosen, enabled through baptism to live in God's shining grace, and to share it with others.

03Apr Fourth Sunday of Lent – Liturgy Preparation

Traditionally, this Sunday is called Laetare Sunday, which means ‘a day for joy’. Lent is half over, and the celebration of the death and resurrection of Jesus is nearer. At this midpoint of Lent, it is traditional to honour mothers, treasuring those still with us and praying for those we have lost to death.