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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.

2023

Ash Wednesday

Grangegeeth church        
Rushwee church                
Rathkenny church             

 

 

 


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