“How important are the beautiful O Antiphons that the Church has us pray over the course of these days.” (Pope Francis) There are many … [Read more...] about Praying the O Antiphons in Advent -17th-23rd December
Are you a busy school chaplain in need of resources? Holy Cross College, Strabane with their schools chaplains, Fr Michael O Doherty, Fr Colm O … [Read more...] about School Assemblies for Advent and Christmas
Tell me, O rose, what thing it is That now appears, now vanishes? When the American poet Edwin Markham wrote these words, he was referring to a … [Read more...] about Advent – a time to wait?
On Sunday the 29th of November, the Church will begin to celebrate the season of Advent and the beginning of the new liturgical year. When the word … [Read more...] about Advent- Niamh McLaughlin
A different way for children and young people to prepare during Advent, for the coming of Jesus at Christmas. Led by the gift of the Holy Spirit, … [Read more...] about Advent-Spirit Led Acts of Kindness
To support families and parishes, in the celebration of the Season of Advent, there are resources available through the Diocesan Catechetical Centre. … [Read more...] about Advent Resources for Parishes and Families
Advent is the time set aside by the Church to prepare for the coming of Jesus at Christmas, into our hearts, into our lives and into the world. We … [Read more...] about Preparing our Hearts for Christmas-Advent Resources
On Sunday 22nd November, the Church celebrates the feast of Jesus Christ, the universal king. Jesus is king, not only of the world, but of the entire … [Read more...] about Preparing to Celebrate the Feast of Christ the King