Pope Benedict XVI

"Beauty... is not mere decoration, but rather an essential element of the liturgical action, since it is an attribute of God Himself and His revelation."
(Pope Benedict XVI, Sacramentum Caritatis, 35)

17 August 2017

High Mass: 20th August - Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost

           Eleventh Sunday after Pentecost
           HIGH MASS WITH GREGORIAN CHANT
                            Sunday 20th August at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
     


                                          


                                     

11 August 2017

Low Mass: 13th August - Tenth Sunday after Pentecost

                       Tenth Sunday after Pentecost
                                Sunday 13th August at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

                                            
Tenth Sunday After Pentecost
"...Every one that exalteth himself shall be humbled,
and he that humbleth himself shall be exalted."

06 August 2017

Low Mass: 6th August - Feast of the Transfiguration

                        Feast of the Transfiguration
                             Sunday 6th August at 5pm
                                         St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



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20 July 2017

Low Mass: 23rd July - Seventh Sunday after Pentecost

           Seventh Sunday after Pentecost
                        Sunday 23rd July at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

Seventh Sunday After Pentecost
Oh, clap your hands, all ye nations:
shout unto God with the voice of joy.
For the Lord is most high, he is terrible;
he is a great King over all the earth.
                                                     

15 July 2017

Low Mass: 16th July - Sixth Sunday after Pentecost

               Sixth Sunday after Pentecost
                                Sunday 16th July at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


                        
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St. Oliver Plunkett, pray for Ireland!
Veneration of and blessing with 1st Class Relic of St. Oliver Plunkett directly after Mass.

23 June 2017

25th June - Third Sunday after Pentecost

                      Third Sunday after Pentecost
                      Sunday 25th June at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Third Sunday After Pentecost
Look Thou upon me, O Lord, and have
mercy on me; for I am alone and poor.
See my abjection and my labour;
and forgive me all my sins, O my God.
                                                                        

17 June 2017

18th June - Second Sunday after Pentecost

              External Solemnity of Corpus Christi
                        Sunday 18th June at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

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Corpus Christi, salva me!


                                           




10 June 2017

11th June - Trinity Sunday

                                            Trinity Sunday
                       Sunday 11th June at 5pm
                                    St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                       Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



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Blessed be the holy Trinity, and undivided Unity: we will
give glory to Him, because He hath shown His mercy to us.

                                           

03 June 2017

4th June - Pentecost Sunday

                                        Pentecost Sunday
                      HIGH MASS WITH GREGORIAN CHANT
                        Sunday 4th June at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny


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Veni Creator Spiritus!
                                   
                

26 May 2017

28th May - Sunday after the Ascension

                           Sunday after the Ascension
                       Sunday 28th May at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

Hear, O Lord, my voice with which I
have cried to Thee, alleluia;
my heart hath said to Thee:
I have sought Thy face, Thy face,
O Lord, I will seek: turn not away
Thy face from me, alleluia, alleluia.
                                          

20 May 2017

21st May - Fifth Sunday after Easter

                                Fifth Sunday after Easter
                        Sunday 21st May at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                        Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


                      
Declare the voice of joy, and let it be heard, alleluia:
declare it even to the ends of the earth:
the Lord hath delivered his people.

13 May 2017

14th May - Fourth Sunday after Easter

                         Fourth Sunday after Easter
                       Sunday 14th May at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                      Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

Sing ye to the Lord a new canticle alleluia;
because the Lord hath done wonderful things, alleluia;
he hath revealed his justice in the sight of the Gentiles.
Alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
                                       



06 May 2017

7th May - Third Sunday after Easter

                 Third Sunday after Easter
                             Sunday 7th May at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm
                                            

29 April 2017

30th April - Second Sunday after Easter

                Second Sunday after Easter
                      Sunday 30th April at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


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" I am the good shepherd." - John 10:14

                                    

22 April 2017

23rd April - Low Sunday

                                              Low Sunday
                       Sunday 23rd April at 5pm
                                     St. Patrick's Church,
                                   College Rd., Kilkenny
                         Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

As you are children newborn, alleluia, all your craving must
be for the soul's pure milk, alleluia, alleluia, alleluia.
                                       


14 April 2017

16th April - Easter Sunday

                         Easter Sunday
                      Sunday 16th April at 5pm
                                          St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



Resurrexi, et adhuc tecum sum, alleluia:
posuisti super me manum tuam, alleluia:
mirabilis facta est scientia tua, alleluia, alleluia.

                                  

07 April 2017

9th April - Palm Sunday

                           Palm Sunday
                High Mass with Gregorian Chant
                                      Sunday 9th April at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                

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Gloria, laus et honor tibi sit Rex Christe, Redemptor!

                                      

31 March 2017

2nd April - Passion Sunday

                          Passion Sunday
                        Sunday 2nd April at 5pm
                                            St. Patrick's Church,
                                  College Rd., Kilkenny
                           Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


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Judge me, O God, and distinguish my cause from the nation
that is not holy: deliver me from the unjust and deceitful man:
for Thou art God my strength.

26 March 2017

26th March - Fourth Sunday in Lent

          Fourth Sunday in Lent (Laetare Sunday)
                           Sunday 26th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                   Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

                                              


                                            

19 March 2017

19th March - Third Sunday in Lent

                     Third Sunday in Lent
                                 Sunday 19th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm

 

                                      


04 March 2017

5th March - First Sunday in Lent

                    First Sunday in Lent
                           Sunday 5th March at 5pm
                                St. Patrick's Church,
                              College Rd., Kilkenny
                   Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



He shall cry to me, and I will hear him:
I will deliver him, and I will glorify him:
I will fill him with length of days.
                                      

23 February 2017

26th February - Quinquagesima Sunday

                                Quinquagesima Sunday
           High Mass with Gregorian Chant
                      Sunday 26th February at 5pm
                                      St. Patrick's Church,
                                    College Rd., Kilkenny

                                         
Be Thou unto me a God, a Protector,
and a house of refuge, to save me:
for Thou art my strength and my refuge:
and for Thy Name's sake Thou wilt lead
me, and nourish me.

18 February 2017

19th February - Sexagesima Sunday

                      Sexagesima Sunday
                       Sunday 19th Feb. at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny


Arise, why sleepest Thou, O Lord?
Arise, and cast us not off to the end.
Why turnest Thou Thy face away,
and forgettest our trouble? Our belly hath
cleaved to the earth: Arise, O Lord,
help us and deliver us.

                         

11 February 2017

12th February - Septuagesima Sunday

                                Septuagesima Sunday
                              Sunday 12th Feb. at 5pm
                                  St. Patrick's Church,
                                College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


                                
The sorrows of death surrounded me,
the sorrows of hell encompassed me:
and in my affliction I called upon the Lord,
and He heard my voice from His holy temple.

26 January 2017

29th January - Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany

           Fourth Sunday after the Epiphany
                    Sunday 29th January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm



                                 
Adore God, all you His angels: Sion heard,
and was glad: and the daughters of Juda rejoiced.

22 January 2017

22nd January - Third Sunday after the Epiphany

                    Third Sunday after the Epiphany
                         Sunday 22nd January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                           Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Adore God, all you His angels: Sion heard, and was glad:
and the daughters of Juda rejoiced.
                               
                                                          

14 January 2017

15th January - Second Sunday after the Epiphany

          Second Sunday after the Epiphany
                            Sunday 15th January at 5pm
                                   St. Patrick's Church,
                                 College Rd., Kilkenny
                    Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


Let all the earth adore Thee, O God, and sing
to Thee: let it sing a psalm to Thy Name,
O Most High.
                                     

07 January 2017

8th January - Feast of the Holy Family

                            Feast of the Holy Family
                     Sunday 8th January at 5pm
                                 St. Patrick's Church,
                               College Rd., Kilkenny
                     Rosary before Holy Mass at 4.30pm


The father of the Just rejoiceth greatly, let Thy
father and Thy mother be joyful, and let her rejoice
that bore Thee.