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Fr Paddy: Lent – A time for true prayer

Lent in lockdown is perhaps enough penance for any of us!! Living through a pandemic brings huge challenges, not just physically but also emotionally and...

Fr Paddy: Lent … A time to pause and maybe a...

Last Wednesday we began Lent, the season of reflection that leads us towards the three days of the Triduum, with Easter Sunday falling on...

Fr Paddy: ‘If you do no good to others, you do...

Lent begins on Wednesday 26th February. Christians around the world mark the beginning of Lent with the celebration of Ash Wednesday. This ancient day...

Fr Paddy: Lent – a time to pause

The cycle of liturgical seasons continues and now we find ourselves a over half way through Lent this year, days of reflection and remaking,...

Fr Paddy: Lent – a time to let go

As a man was passing the elephants, he suddenly stopped, confused by the fact that these huge creatures were being held by only a...

Local priest to give out ashes and love token book for...

Popular local curate Fr Paddy Byrne will put his multi-tasking skills on display in Laois Shopping Centre on St Valentine’s Day when he will...

Fr Paddy: Ash Wednesday is for lovers

ASH Wednesday February 14th St. Valentine's Day, marks the beginning of Lent. Nothing says love like ashes!!!!!!!!!  Traditionally, Lent brings with it a time...

Fr Paddy: What we can learn from Pope Francis’s simple lessons

Pope Francis continues to inspire so many by his simple and yet profound catechetical teaching. He speaks with authority by virtue to his radical witness...

Fr Paddy: Lent – a time to be uplifted by brighter...

Ash Wednesday - which is this Wednesday, March 1, marks the beginning of Lent. Traditionally, Lent brings with it a time of cutting back,...