Christmas Concert in aid of Care After Prison,
December, 14th 2017.
A concert in aid of Care After Prison will take place in Whitefriar Street Church on Thursday, December 14th at 7.30 p.m. For more information click here.
Candlelight Carols 2017
Join us for an evening of Traditional Carols and Festive fun on Friday, December 15th. For more details, click here.
Christmas Services, 2017
The times of all church services for the Christmas Season 2017 are now available. For more details, click here.
Triduum in honour of
Our Lady of Fatima
2017 marks the centenary of the Apparitions of Our Lady of Fatima.
To mark this anniversary, a Triduum will be celebrated in Whitefriar Street Church from Thursday May 11th - Saturday May 13th. The Triduum will be led by Fr. Joe Mothersill, O.Carm. with special Masses at 3.00 p.m. each day. The relics of Blessed Francisco & Blessed Jacinta, two of the children will also be present in the church.
All are welcome to join us for these celebrations. We look forward to seeing you there.
Concession of Plenary Indulgence
In order to worthily celebrate the hundredth anniversary of the Apparitions of Fatima, by the mandate of Pope Francis, it is granted a Jubilee Year, with the inherent plenary indulgence, from the 27th November 2016 to the 26th November 2017. The plenary indulgence of the jubilee is granted:
a) to the faithful who visit the Shrine of Fatima in pilgrimage and devotedly participate in a celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary, pray the Our Father, recite the symbol of faith (Creed) and invoke Our Lady of Fatima;
b) to the pious faithful who visit with devotion an image of Our Lady of Fatima solemnly displayed for public veneration in any temple, oratory or adequate place, during the days of the anniversary of the apparitions (the 13th of each month, from May to October 2017), and devotedly participate there in any celebration or prayer in honour of the Virgin Mary, pray the Our Father, recite the symbol of faith (Creed) and invoke Our Lady of Fatima;
c) to the faithful who, due to their age, disease or other serious reason, are impeded of moving, if, repentant of all their sins and having the firm intention of performing, as soon as possible, the three conditions mentioned bellow, in front of a small image of Our Lady of Fatima, spiritually unite in the days of the apparitions to the jubilee celebrations, offering with trust to God all-merciful through Mary their prayers and pains, or the sacrifices of their own lives.
To obtain the plenary indulgence, the faithful, truly penitent and animated with charity, must ritually fulfill the following conditions: sacramental confession, Eucharistic communion and prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father.