This Month



Christ is Risen…Alleluia.


8 April/ Aibreán: International Romani Day

International Roma Day is marked around Europe to celebrate Romani culture and raise awareness of the situation of Roma and human rights issues they face.                     Sister Anne McNamara and companions, of the Presentation Community in Tralee works with Roma children and their families in the Nano Nagle Centre in Spisske Podhradie, Eastern Slovakia

Action: Pray for Sister Anne and the work of the Presentation sisters as they share the compassion and joy of the gospel in this very challenging situation.Meet and greet any Romani families in your town, neighbourhood.

Ramadan… continues until 9 April

Eid (evening of Tue April 9-Wed April 10)

Ramadan continues:   the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, observed by Muslims worldwide…a sacred month for all Muslims, a month of prayer fasting and almsgiving which of course reminds us of the Christian Lenten time.

Action: Pray for your Muslim neighbours and friends and support them in this sacred time. Wish any Muslim friends or neighbours ‘Ramadan Mubarak’ or A Blessed Ramadan or ‘Ramadan Kareem’, May God be generous to you during Ramadan.Then wish them well as they celebrate Eid, the close of Ramadan.


 20-27 April/Aibreán

Diocesan Youth Week

A celebration of Youth Week 2024, a dynamic initiative to encourage engagement with young people .  An invitation is extended to all  parishes  to reach out  to young people and  create opportunities for them to deepen their connection with the parish. This initiative is aimed at teenagers and young adults.

and there’s a Competition

Action: offer to help in your parish.


22 April/ Aibreán: Earth Day 2024  

2024 theme is ‘Planet Vs.Plastic”.(Our Common Home)

This theme is designed to persuade businesses, governments and citizens around the world of the need to invest in our planet to improve our environment and give our descendants a better and safer future.

Action: Consider what you can do! Use your creativity to join in…in your back garden, in your local walk, in a pledge you make to care for Our Common Home… may help you.


26 April/ Aibreán: Anniversary of Venerable Nano Nagle (1718-1784), Foundress of the Presentation Sisters.

“The Almighty makes use of the weakest means to bring about His works” Nano Nagle.

Action: Give thanks for the work of this congregation down through the years and NOW.

Pray especially for the sisters in your town.

Upcoming Events

Theme: ‘To hope and act with Creation’

  • International Day for Biological Diversity (UN) 22 May



“We are all involved in the construction of a better world”  Pope Francis