• St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – The Commemoration of all the Faithful Departed

    October 31, 2014

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priests of the Parish:   Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C.   Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Tel:  6125679 Fax: 6128071   E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley   Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office:  Open Monday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 086-0412328 or 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support:  Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday    7.30 p.m.   Robbie Galvin (Anniv)

    Sunday       9.00 a.m.   Novena

                    12 Noon   John Tobin (Anniv)

     

    Take the short-term pledge for November  November is the month of the Holy Souls. Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this sacrifice in honour of their deceased loved ones. You can do likewise! www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact 01-8749464.

     

    Novena of Masses for the Dead  Please note the various times of the Novena Masses on the list displayed near the Church doors. The Novena Masses begin this Sunday 2nd & will conclude on Monday 10th. The dead will be remembered at all Masses during November.

     

    The Legion of Mary  meet on Thursday evening at 7.30 p.m. in the Priest’s House (to the rear of St. Oliver’s Church). For further information please come along or phone 087-2590817 or 6131354. New active and auxiliary members most welcome.

     

    A Revised Eucharistic Ministers Rota  for November and December ’14 is available in the Sacristy in the church.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Collection  will take place after all Masses this weekend Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November.

     

    Saint Pio Prayer Group  will take place on Monday 3rd November in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, Clonmel. Rosary and prayers at 6.30 p.m.  Mass at 7.00 p.m. for petitions placed in the basket on the altar.

     

    Parish Pastoral Council (PPC)  The next meeting will be on Monday 3rd November at 8.00 p.m. in the Parish Centre. We need some more volunteers for this important service to our Parish.

     

    First Holy Communion 2015  Sr. Antoinette Dilworth rsj will give a talk  to parents of First Holy Communion Children on Tuesday 4th November in the Parish Centre at 7.30 p.m.

     

    Al-Anon  An open Al-Anon meeting will take place at Clonmel Resource Centre, Kickham Street, Clonmel on Tuesday 4th November at 8.00 p.m.

     

    Stroke Support Group  Meeting for encouragement, support and advice for stroke survivors, family members and carers will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre this Tuesday evening 4th November at 8.00 p.m. Contact: Gemma 087-9129263 or Sandra 087-1419365.

     

    First Friday  Next Friday is the First Friday of the month. Sr. Mary and Fr. Hegarty will bring Holy Communion to the persons who have asked to receive it in their own homes.

     

    Silent Retreat  with Fr. Eamonn Monson sac will take place in the Pallottine Retreat Centre, Thurles from Friday 7th to Sunday 9th November. For more information Tel 087-7542116 or email pallottinefathers@gmail.com

     

    St. Paul  Fr. Michael Mullins DD will talk on St. Paul over three Tuesdays 11th, 18th and 25th November at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford at 7.30 p.m. Over these three evenings, Fr. Michael will look at St. Paul as Disciple, Apostle, Pastor, Writer and Theologian. Donation €5 including light refreshements.

     

    Evening of Music and Reflection  in aid of St. Mary’s Cistercian Abbey, Glencairn, Building Fund will take place in Rockwell College Church, on Friday 28th November at 7.30 p.m. Featuring Tipperary Gospel Choir and many more performers. Tickets €10. Refreshments and Raffle. Tickets available from Mary Holleran tel 087-6358158.

     

    Collection last weekend

    Envelopes:  –  €612.69       Notes and Coin:  –   €515.31        Thank You

     

    Our New Parish Centre

    Target:  €130,000.00      Donated so far:  €101,900.91

    Thanks for all your generosity

     

    Universal Prayer

    Composed by Father Joseph Wresinski, October 17, 1987, Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris

    For these millions of children twisted by the pain of hunger, no longer able to smile, yet still yearning to love. For these millions of young people, who have no reason to believe or even to exist, and who vainly search for a future in this sensless world.

    Our Father we pray to you, Send hands to reap your harvest.

    For these millions of men, women and children, whose hearts are still pounding strong to the beat of struggle, whose minds rise in revolt against the unjust fate imposed upon them, whose courage demands the right to priceless dignity.

    Our Father we pray to you, Send hands to reap your harvest.

    For these millions of children, women and men who do not want to codemn, but to love, to pray, to work and to unite, so that a world of solidarity may be born. A world, our world, in which all people would have given the best of themselves before dying.

    Our Father we pray to you, Send hands to reap your harvest.

    May all those who pray find a hearing in God’s presence and receive from Him the power to remove misery from humanity, the humanity created in His image.

    Our Father we pray to you, Send hands to reap your harvest.

    Pope John Paul 11 chose this prayer to open the 1997 Paris World Youth Days.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 30th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    October 24, 2014

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priests of the Parish:   Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C. Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Tel:  6125679 Fax: 6128071 E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office:  Open Monday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 086-0412328 or 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support:  Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday 25th October    7.30 p.m.   Anna O’ Brien (Anniv)

    Sunday 26th October       9.00 a.m.   Daniel Gibbons (Anniv)

                                                12 Noon   Bid Sutcliffe (Anniv)

     

    Masses for All Saints Day

    Friday 31st October              7.30 p.m.   Gussy Brannigan (Anniv)

    Saturday 1st November     9.00 a.m.

                                                  12 Noon   Order of Malta

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Public Holiday).  There will be no Adoration on Bank Holiday Monday 27th October.

     

    Confirmation 2015  The girls and boys who are to be confirmed here on Sunday 1st March next year had their Enrolment/Commitment Service during a Mass on Tuesday evening last. As a Parish Community, we keep them and also their families and their teachers in our prayers.

     

    A Revised Eucharistic Ministers Rota  for November and December ’14 is available in the Sacristy in the church.

     

    Take the short-term pledge for November  November is the month of the Holy Souls. Many people choose to abstain from alcohol for the month of November and offer this sacrifice in honour of their deceased loved ones. You can do likewise! www.pioneerassociation.ie or contact 01-8749464.

     

    Save our Acute Hospital Services Committee  will hold a Fundraiser Table Quiz on Thursday 30th October at 9.00 p.m. at Liam Daly’s Pub, O’ Connell Street, Clonmel. Table of four €20. All are welcome.

     

    Day of Reflection for those involved in Parish Ministry  (Ministers of Eucharist, Readers, Choir members, Baptismal Team Members).  Saturday November 1st at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford from 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Please contact the Parish Office, if interested.

     

    Order of Malta  Members of the Order of Malta will be taking part in the 12 Noon Mass on Saturday 1st November (All Saints). We look forward to having them with us.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Collection will take place after all Masses next weekend Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd November.

     

    Evening of Remembrance with Facilitator Ann O’ Farrell will take place on Thursday 6th November at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford at 7.30 p.m. A sacred space to honour family, friends and those who have died. You are invited to a time of prayerful reflection during this special month. The evening will include Scripture, reading, personal prayer, silence and music.

     

    Legion of Mary Meeting  takes place every Thursday evening at 7.30 p.m. in St. Oliver’s Parish. New members welcome.

     

    Collections last weekend

    Sunday  19th  Envelopes  –   €610.40   Notes and Coin  –  €418.60

    Mission Collection (To Date)   Envelopes  –  €388.91   Notes and Coin  –  €522.09                                                                                            Thank You

     

    A Prayer for our Families

    Father, grant to all families the presence of strong and

    wise spouses who may be the source of a free and united

    family.

     

    Father grant that parents may have a home in which to

    live in peace with their families.

    Father grant that children may be a sign of trust and hope,

    and that young people may have the courage to forge

    life-long faithful commitments.

     

    Father grant to all that they may be able to earn bread

    with their hands, that they may enjoy serenity of spirit

    and that they may keep aflame the torch of faith even in

    periods of darkness.

     

    Father grant that we may all see flourish a Church that is

    ever more faithful and credible. A just and human city,

    a world that loves truth, justice and mercy. AMEN.

    (Taken from the Message at the end of the recent Synod on the Family)

     

    Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed and Novena of Masses  –  Sunday 2nd November

    As usual a Novena of Masses will be offered for our beloved dead. The times of the Novena Mass will vary as follows:

    Sunday 2nd — 9.00 a.m.

    Monday 3rd — 7.30 p.m.

    Tuesday 4th — 7.30 p.m.

    Wednesday 5th — 7.30 p.m.

    Thursday 6th — 7.30 p.m.

    Friday 7th — 7.30 p.m.

    Saturday 8th — 11.30 a.m.

    Sunday 9th — 9.00 a.m.

    Monday 10th — 7.30 p.m.

    All during November we will remember at all Masses those who are on the Altar List of the Dead. The slips of paper for names are contained in the box of envelopes distributed to the parish, but are also available in the Church.  There is no obligation to make an offering for these intentions.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – Mission Sunday

    October 17, 2014

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priests of the Parish:   Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C. Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Tel:  6125679 Fax: 6128071 E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office:  Open Monday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 086-0412328 or 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives:  Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support:Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday  7.30 p.m.     Susan & Willie Roberts (Anniv)

    Sunday     9.00 a.m.     Kenneth O’ Donnell (Anniv)

                    12.00 Noon    Keith Doolan & Joseph Kennedy (Anniv)

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Public Holiday).

     

    Mission Sunday  This weekend for World Mission Sunday there will be a second collection after Communion. Those who have a Mission Sunday Envelope in their box of envelopes, please put in the basket.

     

    October – Pray the Rosary  October is the month of the Rosary. Rosary Cards are available in the Church. Please take these as a help to praying the Rosary.

     

    Legion of Mary Meeting  takes place every Thursday evening at 7.30 p.m. in St. Oliver’s Parish. New members welcome.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community  Kayla Mai Bates who was baptised last weekend.

     

    The High School and Presentation Secondary Schools will present the musical “I will Follow Hymn” in the White Memorial Theatre, Clonmel from Monday 20th October to Thursday 23rd October at 8.00 p.m. sharp.  Tickets available from both school offices. Monday 20th is family night, tickets are €30 for a family of four, students €8. For booking or more details please contact 052 6123587 or 052 6124459.

     

    Glencomeragh Set Dancing Weekend  will take place from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th October with Workshops by Michael and Kathleen McGlynn and Dancing from Friday at 7.00 p.m. until Sunday at 4.00 p.m. Featuring Cúpla Céili Band on Saturday from 8.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. Beginners are welcome. Refreshments served. For further information contact 052-6133181 or visit our website www.glencomeragh.ie

     

    Save our Acute Hospital Services Committee will hold a Fundraiser Table Quiz on Thursday 30th October at 9.00 p.m. at Liam Daly’s Pub, O’ Connell Street, Clonmel. Table of four €20. All are welcome.

     

    Day of Reflection for those involved in Parish Ministry  (Ministers of Eucharist, Readers, Choir members, Baptismal Team Members).   Saturday November 1st at St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford from 10.30 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Please contact the Parish Office, if interested.

     

    Collection last weekend

    Envelopes  –  €629.60      Notes and Coin  –  €482.40           Thank You

     

    Community Education Programmes St. Oliver’s Parish Centre

    The following programmes may be available in the near future depending on demand:  – Yoga, – Sewing and Getting to know your machine, – Basic Cookery and Healthy Eating.  If interested in any of the above programmes contact the Parish Office Tel 6125679. The closing date has been extended until Friday 24th October.

     

    Our New Parish Centre

    Target:  €130,000.00                       Donated so far:  €101,229.68

    Thanks for all your generosity

     

    World Mission Sunday  –  A Prayer

    God of truth and love, Father, Son and Holy Spirit, hear our prayer for those who do not know you.

    That they may come to a saving knowledge of the truth and that your name may be praised among all the peoples of the world.

    Sustain, inspire and enlighten your servants who bring them the Gospel. Bring fresh vigour to wavering faith: sustain our faith when it is still fragile.

    Continually renew missionary zeal in ourselves and in the Church; raise up new missionaries who will follow you to the ends of the world.

    Make us witnesses to your goodness, full of love, strength and faith for your glory and for the salvation of the entire world.

    We make this prayer through Christ Our Lord. Amen.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 28th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    October 10, 2014

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priests of the Parish:  Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C. Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Tel: 6125679 Fax: 6128071 E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Sister: Sr. Mary Muckley Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office: Open Monday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 086-0412328 or 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support: Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday 7.30 p.m. Christine, William & Mary Minogue (Anniv)

    Sunday    9.00 a.m. Jimmy Dalton & Baby Stephen (Anniv)

                     12 Noon Jimmy Mackey (Anniv)

     

    EUCHARISTIC ADORATION  Our Parish Eucharistic Adoration takes place each week Monday from 2.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. (except when Monday is a Public Holiday).

     

    World Mission Sunday is being celebrated next Sunday 19th October. (Last year €50,693 was collected in this Diocese). The theme this year is: “That we may have Life”. There will be a second collection after Communion. Those who have a Mission Sunday Envelope in their box of envelopes, please put in the basket.

     

    October – Pray the Rosary for Life and for the Missions  October is the month of the Rosary. It is also the month when we celebrate World Mission Sunday (19th). Rosary Cards are available in the Church. Please take these as a help to praying the Rosary.

     

    Legion of Mary Meetings will now be held every Thursday evening instead of Monday evening at 7.30 p.m. in St. Oliver’s Parish.

     

    Music in the Liturgy with facilitator Dominic Finn will take place in St. John’s Pastoral Centre, Waterford on Thursday 16th October at 7.30 p.m. Dominic Finn studied arts and music at UCC and was awarded his Diploma in Church Music from NUI Maynooth. Dominic is currently Director of Music at St. Colman’s Cathedral, Cobh, Co. Cork. He teaches music full-time at Coláiste Muire Secondary School in Cobh. Booking essential.  Tel 051-874199.

     

    Carers Association will hold a Mini Marathon on Sunday 19th October. Marathon starts at 12.00 Noon from Hotel Minella. Registration can be done on line at www.carersireland.com or by calling to Richie Molloy at the Carers Office, Sarsfield St. Clonmel. Tel 052-6170455

     

    Glencomeragh Set Dancing Weekend will take place from Friday 24th – Sunday 26th October with Workshops by Michael and Kathleen McGlynn and Dancing from Friday at 7.00 p.m. until Sunday at 4.00 p.m. Featuring Cúpla Céili Band on Saturday from 8.00 p.m. – 11.00 p.m. Beginners are welcome. Refreshments served. For further information contact 052-6133181 or visit our website www.glencomeragh.ie

     

    Save our Acute Hospital Services Committee will hold a Fundraiser Table Quiz on Thursday 30th October at 9.00 p.m. at Liam Daly’s Pub, O’ Connell Street, Clonmel. Table of four €20. All are welcome.

     

    Community Education Programmes St. Oliver’s Parish Centre The following programmes may be available in the near future depending on demand:  – Yoga, – Sewing and Getting to know your machine, – Basic Cookery and Healthy Eating.  If interested in any of the above programmes contact the Parish Office Tel 6125679. The closing date has been extended until Friday 24th October.

     

    Collection last weekend

     Envelopes – €583.90       Notes and Coin – €497.10              Thank You

     

    Our New Parish Centre

    Target:  €130,000.00                 Donated so far:  €101,229.68

    Thanks for all your generosity

     

     Watch over your Church.   O Lord, we pray to you.

    Watch over your Church make it perfect in your love.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Gather all the baptised into the unity of the faith.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Lead all people to the light of the Gospel.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Give to all people peace in justice.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    To those who remember the poor give everlasting reward.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Strengthen all our brothers and sisters in the service of the Kingdom.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Lift our souls toward the desires of heaven.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

     

    Give to our deceased brothers and sisters life in eternal light.

    O Lord, we pray to you.

    (Lucien Deiss, Biblical Prayers)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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  • St. Oliver’s Parish Newsletter – 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time

    PARISH INFORMATION

    Priests of the Parish:   Fr. Michael Hegarty I.C. Fr. James Pollock I.C.

    Tel:  6125679 Fax: 6128071 E Mail stoliver@eircom.net

    Sister:  Sr. Mary Muckley Tel: 6125235

    Parish Office:  Open Monday – Friday 9.00 a.m. – 4.30 p.m.

    Parish Website:www.stoliverspc.org

    Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/stoliverspc

    Society of St. Vincent de Paul Helpline 086-0412328 or 6123878

    Local Safeguarding Representatives: Margaret Waters 086-8917440 Fiona Stanley 087-9340382

    Bereavement Support:  Tel 6125679

     

    Masses for Weekend

    Saturday    7.30 p.m. Mary Kiely (Anniv)

    Sunday      9.00 a.m.

                    12 Noon Helen Casey (Anniv)

     

     

    October – Pray the Rosary for Life and for the Missions  October is the month of the Rosary. It is also the month when we celebrate World Mission Sunday (19th). Rosary Cards are available in the Church today. Please take these as a help to praying the Rosary. Next Tuesday is the Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary.

     

    Welcome into our Christian Community  Alex Michael Roche who was baptised last weekend.

     

    Legion of Mary Meetings  will now be held every Thursday evening instead of Monday evening at 7.30 p.m. in St. Oliver’s Parish.

     

    We pray for:  Paul Sheehan 53 Ard Fatima and formerly Elm Park who died recently.  May he rest in peace.

     

    St. Vincent de Paul Monthly Collection  will take place after all Masses this weekend Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th October.

     

    Eucharistic Adoration Retreat  will take place at Glencomeragh House of Prayer, Kilsheelan this Sunday 5th October at 2.00 p.m. Cost €10. Come and join us on the day!

     

    Saint Pio Prayer Group  will take place on Monday 6th October in St. Mary’s Church, Irishtown, Clonmel. Rosary and prayers at 6.30 p.m.  Mass at 7.00 p.m. for petitions placed in the basket on the altar.  All are welcome.

     

    Knock Youth Gathering  for Transition Year/First Year/A-level Students will take place on Tuesday 7th October from 11.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Pray, relax, unwind, make connections and memories. ‘Nothing is impossible to God’ (Luke 1:37)

     

    Stroke Support Group  Meeting for encouragement, support and advice for stroke survivors, family members and carers will take place at St. Oliver’s Parish Centre this Tuesday evening 7th October at 8.00 p.m. Contact: Gemma 087-9129263 or Sandra 087-1419365.

     

    Diabetes Ireland – Public Education Meeting  “Top Tips for Diabetes Management” hosted by Dr. Mary Jane Brassill, Consultant ‘Endocrinologist and Ms Sareen Walsh Senior Dietician, both from South Tipperary General Hospital. The meeting will take place at the Clonmel Park Hotel on Thursday 9th October at 8.00 p.m. Contact Charlotte or Pauline Tel 021-4274229 or sro@diabetes.ie

     

    Offertory Collections

    Sun 21st September    Envelopes  –  €609.61   Notes and Coin – €559.39

    Sun 28th September   Envelopes  – €578.28    Notes and Coin – €509.72

    Thank You

     

    The Pope’s Intentions for October

    Universal:  That the Lord may grant peace to those parts of the world most battered by war and violence.

    For Evangelisation:  That World Mission Day may enkindle in every believer zeal for carrying the Gospel into all the world.

     

    Our New Parish Centre

    Target:  €130,000.00

    Donated so far: €100,522.28

    Thanks for all your generosity

     

    Day for Life Prayer

    We thank you, Lord,

    for the gift of life.

     

    Holy Mary, Mother of Love,

    holding in your arms

    the fruit of your womb,

    graciously look upon our earth and remove from it

    all that hardens our hearts and dims our eyes

    to the preciousness of human life,

    from the moment of conception to natural death.

     

    Through the example of your tenderness

    teach us the ways of compassion and love

    that we may build up the civilisation of love among us

    and a society that is truly worthy of the human person.

     

    Help us to reject all that contributes to a culture of death,

    and to work with others of goodwill

    in promoting the culture of life.

     

    Bring us ever closer to your Son,

    so that we may know the fullness of life that he offers us

    and come to know that life more perfectly,

    with you, and all the angels and saints,

    in the eternal life of Heaven.

    Amen.

     

    The Prayer of Pope Francis for the Synod on the Family that begins today

    Jesus, Mary and Joseph

    in you we contemplate

    the spendour of true love,

    to you we turn with trust.

     

    Holy Family of Nazareth,

    grant that our families too

    may be places of communion and prayer,

    authentic schools of the Gospel

    and small domestic Churches.

     

    Holy Family of Nazareth,

    may families never again

    experience violence, rejection and division:

    may all who have been hurt or scandalised

    find ready comfort and healing.

     

    Holy Family of Nazareth,

    may the approaching Synod of Bishops

    make us once more mindful

    of the sacredness and inviolability of the family,

    and its beauty in God’s plan.

     

    Jesus, Mary and Joseph, graciously hear our prayer.

    Amen.

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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