Weekly Bulletin April 2nd 2017

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Lenten Talks Series 2017 ‘From Ashes to Light’  continue this Thursdays at 7.30 pm in St Francis Xavier’s Church. Kieran O’Mahony, an Augustinian priest with a penetrating analysis of the Bible will explore the Sunday readings for Lent and offer insights to help us make the message our own. These evenings will be spiritually nourishing […]

Weekly Bulletin February 26th 2017

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February 26th 2017 Novena of Grace 4th – 12 March 2017 Novena Mass Times Weekdays 11am, 1pm, 5.30pm, 7.30pm (Flame of Faith Mass) Saturday 11am, 1pm, 6 pm Sunday 11am, 3.30 pm. Preacher: Fr Charles Chilinda SJ     Ash Wednesday the 1st of March. Ashes will be distributed after all Masses ~ 8.30am, 11am, […]

Sunflowers on “Gardener” Street – Mary Murphy

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At St Francis Xavier’s we want to take seriously Pope Francis’s appeal to “care for our common home” so an EcoRep has joined the Parish Council.  Mary Murphy has been a tireless re-cycler at tea after the Sunday night Gospel Mass (known even to take stuff that might otherwise be binned home for re-cycling!).  She […]

Introducing our Novena Preacher – Fr Charles Chilinda SJ

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A quick browse of the internet will bring up many references to Fr. Charles Chilinda SJ.  He’s quite a media-person and often in the news.  Fr. Charles is Director of Loyola Productions, a media Production & Consultancy Apostolate of the Society of Jesus Zambia –Malawi Province.  Loyola Productions aims to spread the message of the Gospel […]

What is the Novena of Grace about? Fr Richard O’Dwyer SJ

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The Novena of Grace, which ends on the 12th March, the day of the canonization of St. Francis Xavier, owes its origin to the Saint himself. At Naples, in December 1633, Father Marcello Mastrilli, S.J. was at the point of death. The Saint appeared to him and, bidding him renew a vow he had made […]