To a disciple who was forever complaining about others the Master said, “If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth.
- Anthony de Mello
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Monday to Friday: 8:25 | 10:00 | 19:00 (During Lent)
Confessions: Saturday: 10.30|18.45 (or on request)
Lent is a season of forty days, not counting Sundays, which begins on Ash Wednesday and ends on Holy Saturday. Lent comes from the Anglo Saxon word ‘lencten’, which means “spring.” The forty days represents the time Jesus spent in the wilderness, enduring the temptation of Satan and preparing to begin His ministry.
Lent is a time of repentance, fasting and preparation for the coming of Easter. It is a time of self-examination and reflection. In the early church, Lent
LENT – a call in the Silence!
By Debbie Moore-Borland
How difficult is it for me to answer that question – what am I looking for; in my life, in my relationships, in my work, in my family, in my country, in my world?
We can appear to be busy and indeed fulfilled, and yet each one of us can know what it’s like to be lonely and even lost.
During this Lent, a time
Sat 06 May 2017 (Gaelscoil)
Sun 14/21/28 May 2017 (St Colmcille’s SNS)