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)

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.