The Feast of the Assumption invites all of us to reflect on Mary as the radical woman. Here we see this woman who hungers for a new justice on earth, one that reflects the justice of God. The God who did not overlook her is the God who dethrones the mighty and exalts the lowly.…
Welcome and Céad míle fáilte to Birr Parish, home of St. Brendan's Church on Wilmer Road and The Church of the Annunciation, Carrig. The Christian community in Birr dates back to St. Brendan "the Elder" who chose Birr, "the place of the springs", for the location of his monastic community in the middle of the 6th Century. St. Brendan's Monastery was renowned for hospitality and scholarship . The famous copy of the four Gospels was created here. It is better known as "The Book Of Birr" or "McRegol Gospel". A facsimile copy of this Gospel is on display in Birr Library located in Birr Civic Offices beside the St. Brendan's Church on Wilmer Road.
Congratulations to Emer Teehan, Sarah Teehan, Tara Sequin, Sarah Cooke, Amy Ryan, Aisling Carroll , Aoife Maher & Cathy Dermody of Birr CCE on achieving all Ireland Champions in the 8 Hand Reel at the All Ireland Fleadh in Mullingar on Saturday last.
On Wednesday 13th July, Bishop Fintan announced the annual Diocesan changes for 2022. The changes become effective from Friday 26th August.
This week Bishop Fintan announced his diocesan changes appointing Fr. Pat Gilbert as Co PP VF to Nenagh parish and the Odhran pastoral area. We wish Fr. Pat every success in his new role. We thank him for his great work and service to the young people and parishioners of our parish for over 33…
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