Holy Week 2020

Newry Cathedral News

As you cannot physically join us for the Easter Ceremonies this year why not join via the Internet on the Parish Facebook Page or our YouTube Channel or the Newry Parish Webcam. Palm Sunday Between 3pm and 4pm we are called to set aside a little time for special prayer along with all those from all the other faiths. During …

Cemetery closure

Newry Cathedral News

Please note that all of our cemeteries are closed by order of section 4 of the NI Executive Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020, issued under the Public Health Act. Please do not enter the cemeteries at any time! This is very difficult for us all, but we ask you to please be patient and to take comfort …

Video: St. Brigid’s Fresco

Newry Cathedral News

Above the tabernacle in the Sanctuary of Saint Brigid’s Church, Newry is the tremendous wall fresco of The Last Supper by the internationally-known Irish artist, Father Aengus Buckley, O.P. This is reputed to be the first fresco to be painted in Northern Ireland. This video offers an explanation of the fresco written by the artist himself for the souvenir booklet …

Cross community prayer on Palm Sunday

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Our Church leaders have said… “As Christians, we believe that prayer sustains our life as followers of Christ. In the midst of this global pandemic, we turn to Jesus in our time of need. As Church leaders, we join together in calling all our people to prayer” Please join us, and other denominations and Christian organisations, as we pray together …

Online prayer resources

Newry Cathedral News

Armagh Parish have created an online prayer resource on their website for you to unite together in prayer at home. Resources include Stations of The Cross. Praying the Rosary. Act of spiritual Communion. Prayer for protection from coronavirus. Prayer to St. Michael. Chaplet of Divine Mercy. …and more. Click here to visit them on the Armagh Parish website.

We need your help

Newry Cathedral News

We want to broadcast the Stations Of The Cross, and other Holy Week ceremonies, to as many people as possible. Up until now, we have been broadcasting live on Facebook. We realise that not everyone is on Facebook, so we want to broadcast live using YouTube. The problem We need to have 1000 subscribers on YouTube to do this. How …

Friday: blessing by Pope Francis

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Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes Friday’s extraordinary Urbi et Orbi blessing by Pope Francis Blessing to be broadcast live by RTÉ News Now on Friday, 27 March, at 5.00pm Irish time “Pope Francis’ blessing will be an opportunity to avail ourselves of Divine Grace. I encourage everyone to watch this special broadcast” – Archbishop Eamon Tomorrow Friday, 27 March, at 5.00pm …

Consecration of Ireland to Immaculate Heart of Mary

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Archbishop Eamon Martin has announced that he will consecrate Ireland and her people to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection from coronavirus. Join Archbishop Eamon Martin live at 12.00 noon on 25 March, on the webcam of St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, as he consecrates Ireland and her people to the Immaculate Heart of Mary for protection from the Coronavirus. …

Rostrevor Parish Broadcasts

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Fr Brendan Kearns, Rostrevor Parish, has set up a YouTube channel and he is uploading videos of the weekday and weekend masses. Fr. Brendan will also be uploading other forms of prayers for people to pray along with. Click here to visit his YouTube channel.

Children’s Liturgy Broadcast

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Deacon Michael Rooney is making a short Children’s Liturgy broadcast on Facebook on Sunday mornings at 10am and every Sunday until we can safely assemble again. Click here to visit his Facebook page While it goes out live, the video will be available afterwards on the website. The broadcast has accompanying faith formation materials.