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In November, We Remember
Monday, December 2nd 2013

The names of all remembered on the Parish Altar List of the Dead were depicted as white butterflies which hung over the altar throughout the month of November. Those remembered will be included in the prayers of the Mass offered on the First Friday of each month throughout the year. Read on »

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Annual Memorial Service
Monday, December 2nd 2013

Ashbourne-Donaghmore Parish celebrated it’s Annual Memorial Service recently. This years chosen theme was: “If Tears Could Build a Stairway”. The name of each person who died throughout the year was included in a tear drop and hung on the Tree of Remembrance. Read on »

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Ashbourne-Donaghmore Parish Commissions ‘Angel’s Plot’
Friday, October 25th 2013

Ashbourne-Donaghmore Parish recently announced the creation of an Angel’s Plot—”Born in God’s Arms”—in Ashbourne Cemetery.  It is hoped this place of rest for families who experience Infant loss will be a place of remembrance and comfort. Read on »

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Harvest Mass of Thanksgiving
Friday, October 25th 2013

The Annual Harvest Mass of Thanksgiving took place on Sunday last, 20th October.  Thank you to all the growers who donated produce for our parish Thanksgiving Display: Alan Battersby, Ashbrook Nurseries, Coolfore; Aidan & Darragh Donnelly, Kilsallaghan; John Keogh, Primatestown, Anthony Battersby, Primatestown, Christopher Skelly, Killsallaghan; Simon & John Gormley, Garristown, Eric & Eoin O’ Sullivan, Cornstown, and Pat Bobbitt.

All produce was kindly donated by the growers to the local St. Vincent de Paul Conference.  Ashbourne Donaghmore Parish encourages our parishioners to support local economies by shopping local. Read on »

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Ashbourne-Donaghmore Parish Congratulates Bishop Nulty on his Ordination
Friday, August 9th 2013

Bishop Denis Nulty was ordained Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin on Sunday  4th August in Carlow Cathedral. Below are some of the texts of the addresses made on the day including photos from the ceremony.

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Gallery: Easter Vigil 2013
Thursday, May 9th 2013

During the Easter Vigil, candidates celebrated the sacraments of baptism, Confirmation and First Eucharist. Read on »

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Jesus’ entry in Jerusalem shows His own face
Thursday, May 9th 2013

This piece was reproduced by the students of Ashbourne Community School for reflection on Good Friday. Read on »

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Relics of Don Bosco Visits Meath
Tuesday, March 5th 2013

“It is not enough that the young are loved; they must know that they are loved.”

The relics of St. John Bosco – saint of the young – continues it’s nationwide tour of Ireland (23rd Feb-7th Mar) this week and visited the Diocese if Meath on Sunday. Read on »

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Gallery: Christmas 2012
Sunday, January 27th 2013

A selection of images from Christmas 2012 in Ashbourne Church.

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Gallery: The Empty Chair
Friday, November 16th 2012

Last Sunday, the Parish held a special Bereavement Service. The theme of the service was “The Empty Chair”. Read on »

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