WELCOME!

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Welcome to the parish website of Kilnamanagh-Castleview parish. We hope that you will find all information necessary from our parish history, parish staff, sacraments, Mass times, to seasonal information and resources, as well as contact information for all parish personnel. Don’t forget to keep up to date with our parish Facebook and Twitter as both provide daily updates, news and events on the day-to-day life of the parish.

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LATEST NEWS

Mass of Enrolment for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the First Time.

A copy of the text that will be used during the Enrolment Mass and the template for the “Prayer Friends” Card can be downloaded here:

Name Card for Prayer Friends

Enrolment 2019 Handout

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Dates for the Celebration of Sacraments in the Parish 2019-2020.

Please find the calendar of dates below for the Sacrament of Confirmation.

St Kevin’s Calendar – Reconciliation and Holy Communion 2019-2020

St Kilian’s Calendar – Reconciliation and Holy Communion 2019-2020

St Kevin’s Calendar – Confirmation 2019-2020

St Kilian’s Calendar – Confirmation 2019-2020

The Online Application and Consent Form for the Sacraments of Reconciliation and Holy Communion for the First Time, and for Confirmation has now closed. If you wish to enquire further about this, please contact Parish Catechist, Natalie. Contact details can be found in Contact Us

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Upcoming Events for the Justice Group

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Spotted Locally!

We have a new section that is developing on our website called “Spotted Locally”. Over the weeks we’ll be adding in local trees, plants and any insects etc. that can be seen around the parish. This weeks’ edition is on 13 birds that you can spot around the parish. Have you seen anything else that we can add to our list?

Have a read and let us know: Spotted Locally!

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To mark Suicide Prevention Week 2019, you might like to pray the below prayer. Copies can also be picked up in the churches.

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Annual Cemetery Mass

A sincere thank you to all who helped make the Annual Cemetery Mass possible. From all the volunteers in our own parish to all that came from our neighbouring parishes and further afield. We really appreciate the help and support and thank God it was a sunny day!

 

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 #YouthForum19 Rome

Our 3 days of panels, assemblies, working groups and open forums have come to an end. It’s been quite the experience and lots to hear. Over the days we looked at the process up to the synod, Christus Vivit & where to go next and what can be done at local level. I also had the pleasure of being a moderator of one of the working groups which was a very unique experience. Not only that, but I got to be a writer of our Vatican press release of what we have experienced the last 3 days. 250 young people from over 100 countries are represented and the common experiences are more than we expected. We had an evening of entertainment which turned out to be quite the wild night! We have a really important day in the morning so stay tuned for that….!

 

5A505461-566A-4D72-B452-F686B8EC99F6 The week of events in Rome for the #YouthForum19 came from the publication of Christus Vivit. You can read Christus Vivit by clicking here: Christus Vivit

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eco-Parish Team

The Parish Eco Team is slowly making progress and new information will be around the church over the coming days and weeks. On Easter Monday to mark International Earth Day, we began the planting of wildflowers in the garden at St Kevin’s to help create better biodiversity and aid in pollination. It’s the first small step of many more to come, and updates will be posted when we see some updates to give! Sincere thanks to all who took part.

 

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Click to Pray – website and app details can be found Click to Pray

 

 

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Eco-Parish

 

 

You can find the link to Top Tips for Care for our Common Home by clicking here.

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A ROOM AT THE INN?

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“The first human problem which the infant Jesus faced on earth was a lack of shelter. As Christians, our obligation to people who are homeless or poorly housed is unequivocal for it is Christ who is homeless: He is a room at the inn? the elderly couple in a damp house; He is the lone parent in a B&B; He is the Traveller moved on from a site. The Incarnation makes explicit God’s commitment to walking with humanity in joy and in suffering.”

As the issues with housing and the numbers presenting as homeless reach record numbers, the Irish Bishops’ Conference has released a Pastoral Letter on Housing and Homelessness. To read the full text of the Pastoral Letter on Housing and Homelessness, please click A Room at the Inn?

 

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The Sacraments

Please find below a copy of the Dates for Baptism for 2019. You can read more about Baptism in the parish under our Baptism section of the website by clicking here:

Dates for Baptism 2019

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