Quote for December

“Father, at this special time as blessings all increase, the Angels gather round about with Christmas hope and peace. Now help us, Father, once again, to seek your star above, as reaching out across the world, we share your Christmas love”. Iris Hesselden
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Feasts during December
First Sunday of Advent – 2nd December
St Francis Xavier – 3rd December
St Nicholas – 6th December
St Ambrose – 7th December
Immaculate Conception – 8th December
Second Sunday of Advent – 9th December
St Lucy – 13th December
St John of the Cross – 14th December
Third Sunday of Advent – 16th December
Fourth Sunday of Advent – 23rd December
Nativity of Our Lord – 25th December
St Stephen – 26th December

 

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Quote for November
“May God grant you always……a sunbeam to warm you, a moonbeam to charm you, a sheltering angel, so nothing can harm you; laughter to cheer you, faithful friends near you; and whenever you pray, heaven to hear you”. Irish Blessing
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Feasts during November
All Saints Day – 1st November
All Souls Day – 2nd November
St Malachy – 3rd November
St Leo the Great, Pope – 10th November
St Laurence O’Toole – 14th November
St Margaret of Scotland – 16th November
St Elizabeth of Hungary – 17th November
Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary – 21st November
St Cecilia – 22nd November
St Columbanus – 23rd November
Christ the King – 25th November
St Andrew, Apostle – 30th November

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Quote for October
“Don’t walk behind me: I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me: I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” Albert Camus.
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Feasts during October
St Theresa of the Child Jesus – 1st October
St Francis of Assisi – 4th October
St Ignatius of Antioch – 17th October
St John Paul II (Pope) – 22nd October

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New Appointment to Crosserlough Parish
Bishop Leo O’Reilly has announced that Fr Peter McKiernan will succeed the late Fr Micheál Quinn as Parish Priest of Crosserlough. Fr Peter is currently the parish priest of Denn and will take up his new position in our parish at the end of September. The faith communities in Crossserlough, Kilnaleck and Drumkilly look forward to working with Fr Peter in the years ahead.

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Quote for September
“When one door closes, another one opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the ‘closed door,’ that we do not see the ones which open for us”.  Alexander Graham Bell
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Feasts during September
St Gregory the Great (Pope) – September 3rd
Birth of Mary – September 8th
Our Lady of Sorrows – September 15th
St Matthew (Apostle) – September 21st
St Damian – September 26th
St Vincent de Paul – September 27th
Sts Michael, Gabriel and Raphael (Archangels) – September 29th

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Quote for August
“A slip of the foot, you may soon recover; but a slip of the tongue you may never get over”. Benjamin Franklin.
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