St. Catherine’s Priory, Newry
29th April – Special celebration for the feast of St. Catherine – Church community
gathering led by church choirs, St. Catherine’s band, Guest speakers
and Guest artists. etc.
23rd – 26th May Four evenings of prayer and reflection in honour of St.Dominic
Preacher. Fr Joe Kavanagh.
In the month of June visits to some historical Dominican sites in Ulster will be
organised. Contact Fr. Noel McKeown for details.
8th of August – At the 7.30pm Mass, Bishop McAreavey will preside to mark the 800th Jubilee. Our Provincial, Fr Greg, will preach. The Mass will be preceded at 7pm by a blessing of the graves in the Priory garden remembering all those Dominicans who died in Newry. At the end of the Mass the newly refurbished Lectio Centre will be blessed. Refresments afterwards in the Dominican Hall.
At the end of September, dates to be confirmed, there will be an eight
day pilgrimage to Northern Italy to visit Siena, Assisi, Padua, and
Bologna. Contact Fr. Cesare Decio for details.
The community at the Claddagh, Galway will make a Dominican Jubilee Pilgrimage on Sat 6th August to various Domincian foundations, beginning with Portumna, (12noon) then on to Lorrha (3.30pm) and finishing with Mass at 6pm in Boula. Please contact the Prior, fr. Donal Sweeney for details on 091 582 884.