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Palm Sunday 5th April


Sadly, due to the lockdown situation, the palms and palm crosses will not be distributed this coming Sunday.  Fr Gerardo will bless them as usual and then keep them for distribution when restrictions are lifted.

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Church closure – a letter from Archbishop Bernard Longley 24/3/2020


Dear Fathers Dear Deacons You will be aware that in his Address to the Nation last night the Prime Minister outlined further necessary steps to be taken to combat the spread of the Coronavirus.  The Government has mandated the closure of all shops selling non-essential goods, including clothing and electronic stores, and other premises including libraries, playgrounds and outdoor gyms,…

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A letter from Fr Gerardo


Dear Parishioners, This is an attempt to communicate with as many people in the parish as possible, given the momentous nature of the effects of the Corvid-!9 virus.  Please do share this email with as many other parishioners, neighbours, family and friends who would also like to see it. The Cardinal has announced that public worship will be suspended across…

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On-line 3 minute daily retreat for Lent


The Jesuit Fathers provide an excellent resource for prayer and mediation. If you go on line to www.loyalapress.com you will see that it provides a 3 minute daily retreat. This is an excellent way of doing something extra by way of prayer for the season of Lent. Just follow the instructions when accessing the reflection, The meditations provided are accompanied…

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Novena to St. Joseph 10 – 18 March 2020


Each year the Mill Hill Missionaries prepare for the Feast of St Joseph, their patron, with a special Novena of Masses and prayers to ask for God’s blessing on their Society and the missionary outreach of the Church, as well as for the intentions of all those who support their work. You are invited to send in your petitions and/or…

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Pilgrimage to Knock 20th April 2020


Fully escorted pilgrimage to Knock Shrine,Ireland, 20th April 2020.  £599.00 pp sharing. Price includes flight with 10kg luggage, 4 nights in Knock House Hotel with breakfast and dinner. All excusions included. Single room supplement £100. For further details please e mail knockpilgrimages@gmail.com Knock Pilgrimages is a member of the Travel Trust Association and is fully protected by ATOL T7613

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Our Lady of the Wayside Pre-School 2020/1 applications


The closing date for the Pre-School year September 2020 – July 2021 is Friday 28th February 2020. You are welcome to come and visit. All children between the ages of 2 1/2 and 4 are welcome. Our pre-school opening hours are 9:15am – 12:15pm . For further details, to arrange a visit or obtain an application form, please telephone 07474…

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