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ASH WEDNESDAY

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Ash Wednesday

The Church calls us to penance, by fasting and by abstaining from meat,
on this day.

Ash Wednesday - No Morning Mass


Distribution of Ashes:

7.30pm Rathkenny (after Mass)

 

 

 


The Importance of Lent
- Pope Benedict

The Call to Confession

Ash Wednesday in Rome 2009

 

Sts Cyril & Methodius

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In 1980 Pope John Paul II declared these two brothers 'Patrons of Europe'. Cyril, a priest, and Methodius, a monk, preached in, and later translated the Gospels to, the Slav language. Made Bishops in Rome, they died in 869 and 885 respectively.

Pope Benedict speaks