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Contact Details
Contact details for the priests in the Pastoral Area of Mooncoin, Templeorum, Kilmacow

Fr. Martin Tobin (Mooncoin) 086 240 1278

Fr. Michael Anthony O’Connor (Kilmacow) 087 251 7766

Fr. Paschal Moore (Templeorum) 087 240 8078
Click here  for 2020 Lenten Poster

This Link explains the value of Lent

The following may help you prepare and journey through Lent 2020
Thought for the Day - eBook
A handy ebook for your apple or android device which allows you to take a moment of prayer each day during Lent. A short thought for the day and some prayers to help you through your Lenten journey. Available for the start of Lent to download from ibooks.

Sunday Reflection - eBook
The Gospel readings for each of the Sundays of Lent are a powerful way of following the story of Jesus at this special time. Why not download our Sunday Reflection ebook for Apple or Android devices to have reflections on those Gospel to hand. Available for the start of Lent to download from ibooks.

"A Change is not change; it is what we do”
A viewing of the recent film "The Two Popes” and a discussion of the nature of the Church today in the company of Bishop Dermot Farrell, Rev Dr Dermot Ryan Director Ossory Adult Faith Development and Ms. Gemma Mulligan Diocesan Pastoral Coordinator. Monday 2nd March 6.30 pm at St Kieran’s College. Please book your free places at 056-7753624 or by email

Lectio Divina in our Pastoral Areas
To build on the Lectio Divina groups established in our Pastoral Areas we invite all those who were part of this to an experience of Lectio Divina in St Kieran’s College on Thursday 27th February at 7.30 pm. At which resources will be given to help establish a lenten Lectio Divina group in all pastoral areas.

Scripture Reflection Group
A gathering for prayer and fireside reflection on the scriptures each week at St Kieran’s College. Thursday’s 7.30-9.30pm more information at 056-7753624 or by email

Lenten Daily Tweet
Sign up for these by following @OssoryDiocese to receive a short thought-provoking line each day during Lent.

Lenten Daily Texts
Submit your mobile number to 085-8313100 or 056-7753624 or email to receive a short daily text to journey with others during this Lenten season.

Online Lenten Resources
Download AFD Lenten Resources which may be an aid for parishes or groups during Lent from the Diocese of Ossory website

Readers’ Guide
A resource to help and support those who are Ministers of the Word in our parishes explaining the Scriptures, their context and the ministry of the reader. (€10 includes St Paul’s Missal for this year to allow readers best prepare or €1 for the supporting resource card) Contact AFD office to order or order online

Parish-based retreats for communion or confirmation parents
These will take place in your parish and will provide parents an opportunity to come together for a mini-retreat. Contact AFD office 056-7753624 to book.
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Parish Based Communion Retreats
Why not book a retreat for those children preparing for the celebration of Holy Communion this year. A team will lead the children through a Godly Play retreat in the company of their parents. To book a night please call 056-7753624 or email

Parish Evenings at St Kieran’s College
Why not have your own parish evening - a time to come together and reflect. These evenings are held at St Kieran’s College. Contact AFD Office 056 7753624 to book your retreat evening.

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