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Newsletter 7th May 2017

Newsletter-7-May-2017World Day of Prayer for Vocations

 

Today, the Fourth Sunday of Easter or Good Shepherd Sunday is a special day for everyone in our parish and our Diocese. We celebrate World Day of Prayer for Vocations. We thank God for the vocation to which he has called us through the gift of our Baptism.

We ask that we may be filled with joy and the Holy Spirit as we carry on the mission of Jesus, our Good Shepherd. We also pray in thanksgiving today for our Bishop, Priests, Religious and Deacons and for an increase in priestly vocations in the Church. We pray especially for all our young people, that they may listen to God’s call and be enabled to respond with courage and generosity.

 

“On this Good Shepherd Sunday let us pray for vocations in our Church. We need committed men and women who believe that their call to ordained or consecrated life is from God. Ultimately, a vocation is not defined by “doing” but rather by “being.” We are called to live our lives in a generous response of mercy to the One who gave us life. Being in the presence of the Father, sharing in the mission of Christ, being men and women of mercy and witnessing in the power of the Holy Spirit is what being a follower of the Good Shepherd is all about.” (Pope Francis)

 

Mass Times

Holy Cross, Tramore

Mass Times:
Weekdays: 7.30 am & 10.00am
Saturday: 10.00am & 7.30pm
Sunday: 8.30am, 10.30am & 12 noon.

Confessions:
Saturday 10.30am & 7pm

Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament:
Thursdays from 10.30am-5pm

Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help:
Mondays at 10am Mass

 


Our Lady’s Church, Carbally

Mass Times:
Sunday: 11.30am

Mass Readings for Today

Mass Readings for Sunday