The Wonder of Creation, The Miracle of Life
with Sr Nellie McLaughlin
An invitation to walk with God in self-discovery within the mystery of the unfolding universe. Drawing on the wisdom of the earth, scripture, mystics and poets we will make a journey of exploration in the light of both privilege and responsibility in our common home.
Sr Nellie McLaughlin, BA, M. Div. is a native of Inishowen, Donegal and a member of the Sisters of Mercy. Her background is in education and she works in the areas of Creation Spirituality, Cosmology, Ecology and Sustainable Living. She is founding member and director of Green Sod Land Trust , Ireland (2007), author of ‘Out of Wonder, the evolving Story of the Universe (Veritas 2004) and Life’s Delicate Balance(Veritas 2015) – a response to Pope Francis’ “Laudato Si.'”
Draw near to God anD He will draw near to you
Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo (Apostolic Nuncio)
Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan (Bishop of Waterford&Lismore)
Bishop Stephen Chpirappanth (Bishop of ther Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Europe
Plus other priests and Laypeople
All Young people welcome(+16) to this 4 day event
Next Sunday 12th January 2020 is the Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. The Mass at 12noon is the annual Mass to celebrate the children who were baptized on our Church during 2019. All those baptized during the year, are invited to bring their baptismal candle, their parents and Godparents, family and friends to this celebration.
Ecumenical Worship Service in Sligo Cathedral at 7:30 pm.
Watch the service online here: https://www.churchservices.tv/sligocathedral or https://sligocathedral.ie/live-feed-from-cathedral/
Watch the mass online either here https://www.churchservices.tv/sligocathedral or here https://sligocathedral.ie/live-feed-from-cathedral/
8 February, feast of St. Josephine Bakhita- International Day of Prayer and Reflection against Human Trafficking
On 8 February 2020, we mark the 6th World Day of Awareness and Prayer against Human Trafficking. Join us in Prayer, Action, and Advocacy to prevent and end Human Trafficking & Exploitation. A number of resources to assist our work together are available as follows: The Talitha Kum Prayer Vigil ”Together against Human Trafficking,” is accessible at: 2. The 2020 National Slavery & Human Trafficking Prevention month & Day of Prayer Toolkit created by the US Catholic Bishop’s Conference, is available at: 3. The US Catholic Sisters Against Human Trafficking
More information: https://www.aptireland.org/
Related article, written by Anne Kelleher, Patricia Mulhall and Imelda Poole, President RENATE: https://www.thetablet.co.uk/blogs/1/1355/st-josephine-bakhita-and-the-fight-against-trafficking
On the World Day of the Sick watch online masses here: https://www.churchservices.tv/
Watch masses online today here: https://www.churchservices.tv/
All are welcome.
Lectio is for people like you. Join us to deepen your appreciation of the living word.
In preparation for the season of Lent, Fr Joseph Ralph invites you to attend a practice of scriptural reading, meditation and prayer: Lectio Divina. Together participants will Read, Recognize, Respond, Rest-in and Reflect on the Living Word.
This week long Guided Retreat will be facilitated by Fr. David Larkin, a Kiltegan priest and experienced retreat facilitator, who will guide the participants to a deeper understanding of themselves in light of the gospel. The day will include Eucharist along with time for spiritual direction or a chat with Fr. David.
Non-Residential: €385 Lunch Included
Residential: €560 – All meals + Accommodation Included
Time: 4 pm (Sun) 9:30 AM – 2:00 pm (Sun)
Using songs, poems, stories from life, passages from Scripture and our Church’s liturgy, participants will explore the stories and events that have shaped us and our call to be story-tellers, people of faith, and rooted in kindness. With accompaniment from Fr. Vincent Sherlock, author of The Enchanted Way and Let Advent be Advent, these days will be relaxed and flexible, allowing time for input, reflection and sharing. Nothing will be written in stone.
Non-Residential: €275 – Lunch Included
Residential: €400 – All Meals and Accommodation Included
Time: Sunday 6:00 pm – Friday 2:00 pm