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Feast of the Immaculate Conception – Friday 8th December

Mass Times

St Malachy’s Church        8am, 10am & 7.30pm

St Patrick’s Cathedral      11am

Tullysaran                           7.30pm

Knockaconey                      7.30pm

“Hail Mary, full of grace; the Lord is with thee!

Blessed art thou among women”.


The Senior Girls Choir from St Paul’s High School, Bessbrook will present Vivaldi’s Gloria, accompanied by The Generation Louth String Orchestra in St Patrick’s Cathedral on Sunday 10 December at 7.30pm. All are welcome!

Special Prayer Vigil in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh to celebrate “Red Wednesday”

“Aid to the Church in need” invites us to join on Wednesday 22nd November to light up our Churches and wear something red as we remember Christian martyrs and those who have died for their faith. On that day, St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh will be a blaze of red and people are asked to wear something red (a sweater, a cardigan, a jacket, a scarf or a tie) as a symbolic reminder of all those Christians who have suffered and died for their Christian faith over the years. (more…)

On Sunday 26th November, an afternoon of prayer will take place in St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh to celebrate the Feast of Christ the King. On this special day, we recognise and honour Christ as ruler and universal shepherd. The true King sits on a heavenly throne, never away nor above nor apart, with wisdom and mercy and constant compassion and He lives in the love that lives in our hearts.

The afternoon will take place from 2pm – 5pm, concluding with Benediction at 5pm. There will be prayers and reflections led on each of the hours and there will be quiet time, to allow people the opportunity to come before the Lord, to give thanks for all the graces and blessings of life and especially, the many blessings of the past year!

An evening of Advent Meditation in music, prose, poetry and prayer in The Market Place Theatre on Tuesday 5 December at 7.30pm. The guest speaker will be Padraig O’Tuama, the leader of the Corrymeela Community. Padraig is a poet and a theologian and he has worked with groups for many years across the world. He lectures, leads retreats and he writes both poetry and prose. It’s said that he’s “an extraordinary person, whose influence extends quietly and gracefully across the world. His poetry bears these same qualities and brings him close. It is a gift to us all”. We will be joined on the evening by the Chamber Choir from St Catherine’s College, Armagh. It promises to be a very special evening as we take time to reflect on Advent as being a time to prepare for Christ’s coming and all are welcome to join.

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Cantabelles will return to St Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh to present a candlelit evening of Christmas music and song in the lead up to Christmas.

This new and exciting vocal ensemble will combine rich harmonies and sumptuous vocals to many of the old, favourite Christmas Carols as well as a number of new and uplifting pieces.

The “not to be missed”  evening will take place on Thursday 14th December 2017 at 8pm.

Tickets for this unique and atmospheric event are priced at £8 and are available from Armagh Parish Office (028 37522813) or Dungannon Parish Office (028 87726893).