Homily of Bishop Brendan Kelly

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The following is the text of Bishop Brendan Kelly’s homily delivered during the Centenary Mass of Thanksgiving in Straide Church on Sunday, June 26th last.

First of all, I just want to say how good it is to be here with you on this very special occasion for the parish and for this community of Faith. Thank you for inviting me.

‘As the time drew near for him to be taken up to heaven, Jesus resolutely ...

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Church Centenary

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Ss. Peter & Paul’s Church celebrated its centenary on Sunday, June 26 with a Mass of Thanksgiving. The chief celebrant was Bishop Brendan Kelly. It was a truly wonderful occasion. Sincere thanks to all who make it such a success – especially all who participated in the ceremony, all who cleaned the Church and grounds and all who prepared and served food afterwards. Thanks to O’Hara’s Bakery in Foxford for donating a huge Centenary Cake. Bishop Kelly also planted two ...

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Call to the Hall

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Call to the Hall – Straide Community Development are delighted and excited to announce we have just signed a 15 year lease on the Michael Davitt Memorial Community Centre, Straide. We hope you will “call to the hall” on Sunday 19th June after 11.00 mass for tea & buns and an opportunity to chat and share your ideas and hopes for future events & activities for all ages and interests, in what we hope will become an energised ...

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