St Patrick's Cathedral, Trim

Christmas services – Trim and Athboy

To enable everyone to worship safely and avoid over-crowding at Christmas services this year, Trim and Athboy Union of Parishes will operate a booking system as we did last year. For services in Trim, please contact Jennifer McKenna by phone or text at 086 401 8604 or email to jenniferamckenna@gmail.com. For services in Athboy, please contact David Douglas by phone or text at 087 274 … Continue reading Christmas services – Trim and Athboy

The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

19 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

RTÉ Service on Sunday 12 December, featuring the Dioceses of Meath & Kildare

A Service of the Word from members of the Dioceses of Meath and Kildare, led by Bishop Pat Storey, will be broadcast on RTÉ radio and television on Sunday 12 December. The service will look at the theme of worry and will be broadcast at 11am on RTÉ Radio 1 Extra and 11.10am on RTÉ One television. It will also be available afterwards via the … Continue reading RTÉ Service on Sunday 12 December, featuring the Dioceses of Meath & Kildare

The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

12 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

5 December 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the second Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent

28 November 2021 Collect Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the works of darknessand to put on the armour of lightnow in the time of this mortal lifein which your Son Jesus Christ came to us in great humility;that on the last daywhen he shall come again in his glorious majestyto judge the living and the dead,we may rise to the life immortal;through him … Continue reading The lectionary for the first Sunday of Advent

The lectionary for the third Sunday before Advent

7 November 2021 Collect Almighty Father,whose will is to restore all thingsin your beloved Son, the king of all:Govern the hearts and minds of those in authority,and bring the families of the nations,divided and torn apart by the ravages of sin,to be subject to his just and gentle rule;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. … Continue reading The lectionary for the third Sunday before Advent

Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent

20 December 2020 Collect God our redeemer,who prepared the blessed Virgin Maryto be the mother of your Son:Grant that, as she looked for his coming as our saviour,so we may be ready to greet himwhen he comes again as our judge;who is alive and reigns with you and the Holy Spirit,one God, now and for ever. Amen. Almighty God,Give us grace to cast away the … Continue reading Lectionary for the fourth Sunday of Advent