A few words shared

Today we had Mass in Kilmovee.  We remembered there Joe Smyth, a former teacher and Community Man who was an inspirational figure, leaving quite a legacy behind.  In recent years a Summer School, named in his memory, has taken place in the parish.  It begins this week and we had a…

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A moment among many ….

This was a busy week in our parish.  Cemetery Masses, Kilkelly Festival, Concert and the Urlaur Pattern.  It was heart-warming to see so many people gather to remember, pray, shed a tear as well as to laugh, dance a step, whistle a tune or sing a song.  A very balanced…

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Urlaur Church – An encouraging story of faith

This is the Sanctuary in St Joseph’s Church, Urlaur (Parish of Kilmovee).  St Joseph’s is the newest church in Achonry Diocese – blessed and opened, by Bishop James Fergus, in 1969.  There’s a great story to go with this church so might share a bit of it here … In…

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The Dawning of THE DAY

For the third year, we gathered on Easter Sunday Morning for a Dawn Mass in the grounds of Urlaur Abbey.  There was a fine gathering of people from the parish and beyond – some from Ballymote, Curry, Charlestown, Carracastle, Knock, Kiltimagh, Ballaghaderreen, Monasteraden and, I’m sure, other places.  It was…

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Lent 2013 continued thoughts

No day missed yet!!  March 2nd …. On the eve of resignation – a thought around Pope Benedict and his successor .. (Feb 27th) Check out the latest few thoughts for the day(s) Lent 2013 Daisies, promises and being a good example …..  (February 23rd) Meeting place! (February 22nd) The…

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