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Death of Fr. John Casey, C.Ss.R.

It is with sadness that we announce the sudden death last evening, Thursday January 14th, of Fr. John (‘Jack’) Casey, C.Ss.R., in Blanchardstown Parish where he has ministered for some years past. May…

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Death of Fr. Pat O’Connell, C.Ss.R.

It is with sadness that we announce the death of Fr Pat O’Connell CSsR. Fr Pat died on Wednesday evening, January 13th, in Milford Hospice in Limerick. Fr Pat was a member of…

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Death of Fr. Michael Heagney, C.Ss.R.

It is with great sadness in our community that we announce the death, today January 8th, 2021, in Galway Hospice,  of Fr. Michael Heagney of our Esker Redemptorist Community. Our sympathies go out…

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St. Dominic’s Well: Water is available from Jan.5th, for some days.

ST. DOMINIC’S WELL: January 5, 6:  The Blessing of the Well took place earlier today, January 4th, in a private ceremony. The water will be available from the morning of January 5th, onwards, for some days. Ice-cubes may als0 be available, for free, for early comers!  

There will be no public…

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Christmas Message from our Rector in Esker

ST. PATRICK’S REDEMPTORIST MONASTERY ESKER COUNTY GALWAY

CHRISTMAS 2020

Dear Friends of Esker,

At Christmas we celebrate with great joy the…

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When you cannot receive Communion…An Act of Spiritual Communion

When you cannot actually receive Holy Communion, you can make a prayer of Spiritual Communion: you can express the longing that is in you to be…

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Pre-Marriage Dates, Esker 2021

Regarding Pre-Marriage Dates  for 2021: Le cúnamh Dé, we hope to host weekends for couples preparing for Marriage, during the year. Due to the current uncertainty, no dates are being published for the moment.

Enquiries: feel free to phone the Secretary in Esker 091 844007 (currently between 10.30am and 1pm)…

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Death of Fr. Joe McLoughlin, C.Ss.R.

The death has occurred in Limerick, on Sunday November 29th, of Fr. Joseph (‘Joe’) McLoughlin, Redemptorist. Although he had been unwell for some time past, his death was unexpected. May his dear soul rest in peace.  Fr. Joe was a much loved member of the Redemptorist community in Mount…

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Esker Church: Closed for Masses, from Dec.26th, 2020.

As we enter once more into Level 5 of Dealing with Covid 19, Esker Church, like very other Church, is closed for Masses, for as long as Level 5 continues. 

Esker Church will be OPEN for private prayer, from…

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Death of Fr. Peter Flannery C.Ss.R.

Fr. Peter Flannery, Redemptorist, died in Limerick yesterday, November 13th. May he rest in peace. Fr. Peter was a local man, from KillimorDaly in this parish of Kiltullagh. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, – to Fr. Tony of this Esker community, to his sister Geraldine in…

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