Adult Education and Pastoral Ministry

Anne Coyle from the parish of Ardboe is undertaking the certificate course in Theology, Adult Education and Pastoral Ministry and is in the second year. “I am thoroughly enjoying the course! The lecturers have all been excellent and experts in the subjects they teach. I enrolled in the course in the hope that I would […]

The Loughgilly Mass Rock

History was repeated on Friday 1st July 2016 when over 200 of our local parishioners, retraced the steps that many of our ancestors took over four centuries ago. This time there was no soldiers, constabulary or objectors barring the way, just a couple of hills to negotiate. The journey to the Mass Rock, on the […]

Loughgilly Grandparents Association

To celebrate the recently established Grandparents Association in Loughgilly Parish, Children were given a booklet of “Journey through Holy Week” Children were invited to colour in the pages in the booklet with their Grandparents help.  The Children and Grandparents were then invited together, to bring their booklets forward at the beginning of Mass on Easter […]

Loughgilly Guiding Star

We have invited Pupils in our schools as well as children in the Parish to decorate a Star for our Church Christmas Tree.  We have asked the children to write the first name of the people in their family on one side of the star and a Christmas message on the other side.  The Christmas […]

A light to show the Way

The Feast of Epiphany is on 6th January. It marks the end of the 12 days of Christmas and celebrates the visit of the Magi to the baby Jesus. The Wise Men followed the Light which led them to the Manager. How we are Celebrating Members of the Parish Youth Team along with our Parish […]

Baptism Team – Our Lady Queen of Peace PA

On Easter Sunday 2014 a new church ministry was created in Kilkerley Parish when Fr. Gerry Campbell commissioned a Baptism Team.  The team consisting of five members had undertaken a training course with Sr. Monica, Convent of Mercy, Dundalk and had also shadowed the St Patrick’s Baptismal Team in the Magnet Training Centre, Dundalk. The […]

A Unique little Prayer Book

Launch of a unique little Prayer Book. A small group of Parishioners in Dungannon with the support of the Parish Pastoral Council have produced a Parish Family Prayer Book.   This pocket size Prayer Book was developed over many months and contains a fine selection of prayers that relate to a wide variety of family situations […]

St. Patrick’s Parish, Dundalk

St. Patrick’s Parish, Dundalk invited Marian Callan to show some of the parishioners how to make St. Brigid’s Crosses.  The Crosses that were made on the day were blessed by Fr. Mark O’Hagan Adm. of St. Patrick’s and were available at the Triduum in St. Nicholas’ Church and on St. Brigid’s day in St. Patrick’s […]


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