Killeigh Parish in the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin,
Synod on ‘The Family
Last year parishes were consulted in preparation for the Synod on ‘The Family’ in Rome in October 2014. A ‘Synod Questionnaire’ has been prepared to assist in further consultation before the Follow Up Synod to be held in Oct 2015. [copies available at the church door].
A Public Meeting to hear people’s responses and contributions on these questions will be held in KILLEIGH SCHOOL HALL, Tuesday week, 10 March beginning at 7.30pm.
A Diocesan Public Meeting to discuss these questions will be held on Thurs evening 12 March in Mount St. Anne's Conference Centre, Portarlington
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TO THE NEWEST GAA CLUB
IN THE PARISH
Killeigh and Killurin Clubs
have joined together
to form the New Club
Useful contacts for Information on Marian Shrines, and others:-
History; Pilgrims Guide; Facilities; Accommodation; News; Shop; etc
See Live TV from the shrine; Deepen [history, Messages, Cures, etc]; Youth
Sacred Sites; Places of Peace and Power throughout the world
Why not view our Facebook page of photoes etc
Visit your ancestors grave in Killeigh Old cemetery.
Thanks to work of Roseanna and Emma.
See slides of the Easter Morning Mass on the mountain
View some pics from the Official Opening of Ballinagar School.
Golden Jubilee celebrations for Fr Seán Dempsey
Parish Office Opening Hours:
Normally open Tues, Wed & Thursday
10.30am – 1.00pm
Book Masses, Certificates, etc.
Todays News Stories;
As found on 'Catholic Ireland'
Next Sundays readings;
Interesting Catholic News
Log on to www.iCatholic.ie
View interesting videos. eg
EMIGRANT ADVICE PAGE
on Pentecost Sunday
in Rome .
19th May 2013.
In Lampedusa 8.7.13
In Reo for World Youth Day 2013
Fr. John Stapleton,
Ph/Fax:- 057 9344161
Msgr. Tom Coonan,
Ph/Fax:- 057 9343517
Killeigh Parish Office,
Ph / Fax:- 057 9344161
KILLEIGH PARISH has five villages:- Killurin, Geashill, Ballinagar, Cloneygowan, & Killeigh.
The name KILLEIGH is thus explained:- Cill Achaidh, Church of the Field;
Earlier:- Acha Droma Fada, the field of the long ridge
Killeigh Parish lies in the shadow of the Sliabh Bloom Mountains. Geographically it is the biggest parish in the diocese of Kildare & Leighlin, and the second biggest in the country.
This parish can trace its history back to the coming of Christianity to Ireland.