Monthly Archives: April 2014

Pope Francis canonized two of his predecessors, John XXIII (1958-63) and John Paul II (1978-2005), during a Mass in St. Peter’s Square on April 27.

An estimated 800,000 pilgrims were present in Rome for the Mass. Immediately prior to the canonization, the faithful were invited to sing hymns and recite the Chaplet of Divine Mercy. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI attended the Mass, along with 150 … Continue reading

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Living in the Presence of Holiness

  Former Personal Secretaries Recall Time with Soon-to-be-Canonized Pontiffs By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY, April 25, 2014 (Zenit.org) – An emotional press conference took place today as those closest to Blessed John XXIII and Blessed John Paul II recalled … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter April 27 2014

 Second Sunday of EasterFIRST READING A reading from the Acts of the Apostles.The faithful all lived together and owned everything in commonThe whole community remained faithful to the teaching of the apostles, to the brotherhood,to the breaking of bread and … Continue reading

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1M Pilgrims Expected for Canonization

Prayer Vigils Organized for Saturday Night ROME, April 23, 2014 (Zenit.org) – Up to a million pilgrims will be attending the canonisation Mass of Blessed Popes John XXIII and John Paul II on Sunday, the city and Vicariate of Rome … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday 20th April 2014

Today we celebrate the real historical event of the resurrection. Faith teaches us that just as Christ was raised from the dead so to God will raise us up on the last day, but it is also true that we … Continue reading

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Pope Francis’ Homily at Mass of the Lord’s Supper

“He did this out of love: you also must love one another and be servants in love” ROME, April 18, 2014 (Zenit.org) – Pope Francis preached an extemporaneous homily during the celebration of the Mass of the Lord’s Supper, which … Continue reading

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HOLY WEEK BLACKPOOL / THE GLEN / BALLYVOLANE 2014 BLACKPOOL THE GLEN BALLYVOLANE

  Blackpool Monday Mass 10am Tuesday Mass 10am Wednesday Mass 10am The Glen Monday Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion 10.00am TUESDAY Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion 10.00am WEDNESDAY Liturgy of the Word & Holy Communion 10.00am   Ballyvolane … Continue reading

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