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Reflecting on Pope Francis’ visit to WMOF in Ireland

By Ann Marie Foley -A day of rich celebration for the Catholic faithful. We were very proud of our Catholic identity together – Portlaoise parish.Waiting for Pope Francis before final Mass. Pic by Ann Marie FoleyPope Francis has stated that his visit to Ireland brought great joy, but also

Pilgrimage in Preparation for Pope’s visit and World Meeting of Families

There will be a Pilgrimage in Cloone on Sunday 19th August at 6.00 pm. The Pilgrimage will start in St. Mary’s Church. We will begin the stations of the cross in the Church and continue the stations while we walk along Bóthar na Naomh and Slí Naomh Fraoch. We will return to St. Mary’s Church to comp

Pope calls for prayers for his brother priests

Pope calls for prayers for his brother priestsBy Cian Molloy.Let us pray together that priests, who experience fatigue and loneliness in their pastoral work, may find help and comfort in their intimacy with the Lord and in their friendship with their brother priests. This month, July 2018, the Pope

A message from Bishop Francis Duffy

Dear Parishioner, I write to you concerning the reality that the Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois has, and will continue to have, fewer priests ministering to the faithfiul.I know that many of you who read this are now or have been involved in many ways in your parish church community as Minis