Springtime Novena at Portlaoise Parish Church
Annual Solemn Novena To Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Saturday 4th March ‐ Sunday 12th March
Sat. 4th March. 7am and 10am Fr. Brian Kavanagh
6.30pm Fr. Paddy Byrne. Guest Speaker Jasper Rutherford
Sun. 5th March. 8.30am, 10am, 11.15am, 12.30pm ‐ Fr. Michéal Murphy P.P.
7.30pm Msgr. John Byrne. Ceremony of Light & Hope with Confirmation children
Monday, 6th March 7am Fr. Eddie Lalor 10am Fr. Joe McDermott.
12 noon School Novena Mass ‐ Scoil Chríost Ri.
7.30pm Guest Speaker: Bernadette Goulding ‐ Pro Life Movement.
Tues. 7th March 7am 10am Fr. John Dunphy School Mass ‐ St. Marys C.B.S 7.30pm 60th Anniversary of St. Joseph Accordion Band.
Wed 8th March. 7am Fr. Paddy Byrne.
10am Fr. Richard Gibbons. Parish Priest of Knock, Co. Mayo
12 noon School Mass ‐ Portlaoise College 7.30pm Fr. Richard Gibbons. Parish Priest of Knock, Thurs. 9th March 7am and 10am Fr. Brian Shortall and Br. Kevin (Feeding the hungry)
12 noon School Mass ‐ Holy Family Senior School, Gaelscoil & Scoil Bhride.
7.30pm Novena Mass Guest Speaker : Bishop Pat Storey, Church of Ireland Bishop of Meath
Fri. 10th March. 7am Fr Tom O’Connor
10am Fr. Eddie Lawlor, Guest Speaker: Evelyn Cusack,
7.30pm Mass ‐ Fr. John Byrne - Guest Speaker Sr. Consilio (Pathways to recovery)
Sacrament of the Sick with individual anointing will be celebrated during this Mass 12 Midnight : Mass for families affected by suicide. - The darkest hour comes before the dawn
Sat. 11th March 7am 10am 6.30pm Fr. John Harris O.P.
Sun. 12th March 8.30am, 10am ‐
Closing Masses 11.15am 12.30pm Bishop Denis Nulty