Papal Visit 2018

Pope Francis has made it known that he would like to make a Pastoral Visit to Ireland during the World Meeting of Families which will take place in Dublin in August 2018



If you would like to register for yourself or for your own group to attend the World Meeting of Families independently of the Parish Group, 
Click on the World Meeting of families below

WMF 2018 Official Site



If you would like to register to be part of a parish group attending the World Meeting of Families
Click on the image of the Phoenix Park Cross below and complete the form. We will be in touch with you during the month of March.

Parish Group Booking


Prayer to the Holy Family

Jesus, Mary and Joseph, in you we contemplate the splendour of true love; to you we turn with trust. Holy Family of Nazareth, grant that our families too may be places of communion and prayer, authentic schools of the Gospel and small domestic churches. Holy Family of Nazareth, may families never again experience violence, rejection and division; may all who have been hurt or scandalized find ready comfort and healing. Holy Family of Nazareth, make us once more mindful of the sacredness and inviolability of the family and its beauty in God’s plan. Jesus, Mary and Joseph, Graciously hear our prayer.  

Amen.


Pope Francis - Prayer for February 2018

YouTube Video

Ignoring the corruption around us doesn’t do any good. If we want to end corruption and stop it from doing so much damage in our world, we have to stare it down and speak clearly.


“What is at the root of slavery, unemployment, and disregard for nature and goods held in common? Corruption, a process of death that feeds the culture of death.


Because the thirst for power and possessions knows no limits. 


Corruption is not countered with silence. 


We must speak about it, denounce its evils, and try to understand it so as to show our resolve to make mercy reign over meanness, beauty over nothingness. 


Let us pray that those who have material, political or spiritual power may resist any lure of corruption.”




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