Notices for November 30, 2013

Dear Friends   Tomorrow we enter the season of Advent and the intense time of preparation for Christmas. I hope it will be marked with hope for all of you.   Over the next few weeks, there will be a number of events in the Chapelle Saint Patrick   At the 11h30 Mass on Sunday, […]

Notices for October 27, 2013

Dear Friends,   Best wishes to you all for the Feast of All Saints and the holidays.   During the month of November, we remember our Dead in a particular way. Next Sunday (November 3) Mass will be for the Dead and this will be followed by our annual pilgrimage to the Old Church in […]

New Chaplain Appointed

The Irish Episcopal Conference has appointed Fr Dwayne Gavin as chaplain of the College des Irlandais, effective from January 1, 2014. Fr Dwayne is a priest of the Diocese of Meath. He has been curate in Navan, Co. Meath and, since September, has begun studies in the Institut Catholique de Paris. We wish Fr Dwayne every blessing […]

Year of Faith

The Year of Faith is drawing to a close. It has been marked by dramatic events. We saw the great act of faith of Pope Benedict as he ended his ministry as pontiff and the election of Pope Francis. In many other ways, this year has been marked. Here in Paris, we saw the Jubilee […]

Advent Carol Service

The Advent Carol Service will take place on Saturday, December 14, at 17h00. Doors to the Chapel will open at 16h45. After the Carols, there will be refreshments and the Sharing Fair with crafts available for sale in aid of the Justice Projects of the Good Shepherd Sisters.

Seminar on the Gospel of Matthew

On November 27 at 20h00, there will be a talk in St Joseph’s Church on the Gospel of Matthew as a preparation for the new liturgical year, during which we will read from this Gospel. The Gospel of Matthew is a rich and beautiful meditation on how Christ is present to the world through those who seek […]

Feast of All the Saints of Ireland: November 6

On November 6 (Wednesday), there will be Mass at 12hoo in the Chapel for the Feast of All the Saints of Ireland. This will be a special moment to remember our rich Christian heritage and to pray for the needs of the Church in our homeland. While this feast goes unnoticed for the most part in Ireland, it […]

November Prayers for the Dead

On November 3, we will remember all our Dead and all those whose memory is in the care of our community. After Mass we will visit the Syrian Church on the rue des Carmes (site of the old Irish College), where we will pray for those who are buried there.