Feasts during October 2019

St Francis of Assisi – 3rd October
Our Lady of the Rosary – 7th October
St Teresa of Avila – 15th October
St Luke – 18th October
Mission Sunday – 20th October
St Simon and St Jude, Apostles – 28th October

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Quote for October 2019
“Learn to see a hidden blessing in every obstacle”. Unknown author.
(Displayed on Divine Word Missionaries Calendar 2019)

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Feasts during September 2019

St Gregory the Great, Pope – 3rd September
St Ciaran – 9th September
St Matthew, Apostle – 21st September
St Damian – 26th August

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Quote for September 2019
“Love is a fruit in season at all times, and within reach of every hand”. St Teresa of Calcutta
(Displayed on Divine Word Missionaries Calendar 2019)

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Feasts during August 2019

Transfiguration of the Lord – 6th August
St Dominic – 8th August
St Lawrence – 10th August
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 15th August
Our Lady of Knock – 17th August
St Bernard – 20th August
St Pius X, Pope – 21st August
St Rose of Lima – 23rd August
St Bartholomew, Apostle – 24th August
St Ninian, Scotland – 26th August
St Monica – 27th August
St Augustine – 28th August

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Quote for August 2019
“Success is the sum of all efforts, repeated day in and day out”. Robert Collier
(Displayed on Divine Word Missionaries Calendar 2019)

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Feasts during July 2019

St Oliver Plunkett – 1st July
St Thomas, Apostle – 3rd July
St Benedict, Patron of Europe – 11th July
St Mary Magdalene – 22nd July
St James, Apostle – 25th July
St Joachim and St Anne, Parents of Our Lady – 26th July
St Peter and St Paul – 29th July
St Ignatius Loyola – 31st July

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Quote for July 2019
“Happiness is not a station you arrive at, but a manner of travelling”. Margaret B. Runbeck
(Displayed on Divine Word Missionaries Calendar 2019)

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Monsignor McManus – 72 Years of Priesthood
The faith community of Crosserlough Parish congratulate and pray for Monsignor McManus on the 72nd anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood.

His ordination took place on 22nd June 1947 at St Patrick’s College in Maynooth. We ask God’s blessings on Monsignor McManus as he begins the 73rd year of his ministry. 

 

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Parish Trip to Dublin Zoo

Twenty-eight of the altar servers in our parish travelled to Dublin Zoo today (Saturday, 15th June). The bus left the Réaltóg in Kilnaleck a little after 9am. An hour and a half later, a group photo was taken inside the gates of the zoo. After a brief snack, the walking tour began.

The group made their way towards the Orangutan Forest, around the Flamingo Lagoon, along Sea Lion Cove, through the African Savannah and over to the Gorilla Rainforest. A break for lunch at 12.30pm was a welcome relief for all.

Chimpanzee Island and the Elephant Forest Trail were visited in the afternoon. By 3pm the boys and girls were back on the bus, laden down with goodies from the gift shop. The bus then headed out of the park and in the direction of the drumlins once again. A great day was had by everyone!

 

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