October 12, 2020

Pastoral Conversations

Pastoral Conversations  The Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism and the Liturgical Resource Centre will host a series of Webinars for members of Parish Pastoral Councils to reflect on keeping our parishes alive during Covid restrictions. As the weeks complete we will add the resources underneath each evening listed.   PASTORAL […]
June 12, 2020

Preparation for Reopening of Places for Public Worship

Preparation for Reopening of places for public worship: There is a willingness on the part of public authorities to examine the possibility of bringing forward the opening of Churches for public worship into Phase 3 of the Roadmap, which would begin on 29 June.Naturally, any decision would have to take […]
May 14, 2020

The Irish Blessing

THE IRISH BLESSING CHURCH CHOIRS, SINGERS AND MUSICIANS AN INVITATION TO PARTICPATE IN… A ‘VIRTUAL’ BLESSING FOR FRONTLINE WORKERS In recognition of the dedicated service of all involved in providing essential services during these challenging times, singers and musicians in churches on the island of Ireland are being invited to […]
May 6, 2020

Pastoral Resources for Parishes, Pastoral Leaders and Groups during Covid 19 Restrictions

Pastoral Resources for Parishes, Pastoral Leaders & Groups during Covid 19 Restrictions  Throughout the Archdiocese many parishes have adapted and created new ways of reaching out parishioners.              A resource for Healthcare Workers, Chaplains and Prayers during Covid 19             […]
April 3, 2020

The Alexian Brother’s Prayer to Christ the Healer

The Alexian Brothers’ Prayer to Christ the Healer  (Read by Deacon Eamon Murray)  In the comfort of your love, I pour out to you, my Saviour,The memories that haunt me,The anxieties that perplex me,The fears that stifle me,The sickness that prevails upon me,And the frustration of all the painthat weaves […]
March 29, 2020

Personal Act of Contrition

Personal Act of Contrition My God,I am sorry for my sins with all my heart.In choosing to do wrong and failing to do good,I have sinned against you whom I should love above all things.I firmly intend, with your help,to do penance, to sin no more, and to avoid whatever […]
March 29, 2020

Spiritual Communion – When You Can’t Attend Mass or Receive

Spiritual Communion There are times when people are unable to receive the Body and Blood of Christ, through illness or due to their personal disposition. Even though some may not receive ‘sacramental’ Communion, all are united in some way by the Holy Spirit. The traditional idea of ‘spiritual’ Communion is […]
March 29, 2020

Key Liturgical Texts prepared for Covid 19

The Irish Catholic Bishop’s Conference has prepared some key texts for use during this time.  This section will be updated regularly.    PRAYER IN THE HOME FOR THE DECEASED.doc  Order of Prayer with the Sick and Housebound Final  Order of Prayer for the Sick and Housebound – Cover    Order […]
March 26, 2020

Prayers for Penance – Reconciliation – Before and After Confession

Prayers for Penance/Reconciliation/Confession Prayer before Confession Receive my confession, O most loving and gracious Lord Jesus Christ, only hope for the salvation of my soul. Grant to me true contrition of soul, so that day and night I may by penance make satisfaction for my many sins. Saviour of the […]
March 26, 2020

Helpful Links – Webcams – Prayers online – Prayer Services and Liturgical Resources

  Helpful Links     Webcams in Parishes around Dublin for daily mass – Parish Webcams in Archdiocese of Dublin  https://dublindiocese.ie/statement-of-the-irish-catholic-bishops-conference-on-the-publication-of-the-framework-document-for-a-return-to-the-public-celebration-of-mass-and-the-sacraments/ Pastoral Resources for Parishes, Pastoral Leaders and Groups during Covid 19 Restrictions The Irish Blessing – Invitation to Choirs and singers Pray As You Go – Pray As You Go  Sacred […]
March 25, 2020

For Hospital Chaplains, Priests, Healthcare Workers, Families, – Prayers and Resources

‘I express my closeness to all of you, our suffering brothers and sisters, and to your families, as well as my appreciation for all those in different roles of service and in healthcare institutions throughout the world who work with professionalism, responsibility and dedication for your care, treatment and daily […]
March 25, 2020

Prayers with the Dying, for the Sick and Families

  “When you feel the temptation to dwell on your own weakness, raise your eyes to Christ crucified and say, “Lord I am a poor sinner, but you can work the miracle of making me a little bit better.” In the Church, holy yet made up of sinners, you will […]
March 25, 2020

Popular Prayers

Here you can find some popular prayers that people like to recite on their own or in groups. These are family friendly and also have audio files to accompany them. “Prayer… has particular value, for it is an act of trust in God and, at the same time, an expression […]
March 25, 2020

Prayers to Our Lady

Many people turn to Our Lady, Mary Mother of God in times of need. We have compiled some well known prayers, with audio readings to listen and pray. “Whenever we look to Mary, we come to believe once again in the revolutionary nature of love and tenderness. In her we […]
March 25, 2020

Prayers and Reflections During Coronavirus Pandemic

In this section you can find links to prayer and reflections at this time of Covid 19  “Small yet strong in the Love of God, like St Francis of Assisi, all of us, as Christians, are called to watch over and protect the fragile world in which we live, and […]