Author: Eugene McParland

  • INSTITUTION

    The big occasion in our church life was meeting our new rector, theRev’d Brian O’Reilly, his wife, Karen and their son, Cillian. Brian’sInstitution was on Friday 26th April, in St Peter’s. The service,conducted by the Archbishop, with the Archdeacon, the Registrar andDean of Armagh, was attended by many visiting clergy, civicrepresentatives, community representatives, Brian’s formercolleagues,…

  • CONFIRMATION

    Hard on the heels of the Rev’d Brian’s institution was the service ofConfirmation. On Sunday 5 May at 11:30 am in St Peter’s Church, tenyoung people were confirmed: Lily, Megan, Henry, Peter, Bethlehem,Nathan, Darragh, Charlie, Patrick and Harriet. Please remember themin your prayers. The service was conducted by the Archbishop. St Nicholas’ choir,augmented by singers…

  • PARISH CHARITY FUNDRAISER FETE  

    Will be held on Saturday 29th June at St. Peter’s. It’s very important that we  all make this Charity fundraiser a big success. The proceeds of which will  go to both Homeless Aid and The Women’s Refuge in Drogheda.  A meeting will be held in the Blue School on Wednesday 3rd April at  7.30pm to…

  • State Choir Latvija Irish Tour Kicking off in Drogheda Wednesday 1 May, 7:30pm

    State Choir Latvija Irish Tour Kicking off in Drogheda Wednesday 1 May, 7:30pm

    The State Choir LATVIJA is one of the world’s most important and sought after professional choirs. Their hallmark is the beautiful sound of the Latvian choral tradition, characterised by warmth, balance and precision. Along with their Artistic Director and Chief Conductor, Māris Sirmais, they will present a rich programme of Latvian/ Baltic music alongside music by…

  • SERVICE TIME CHANGES  

    Because we have the Rev’d Brian O’Reilly’s first service as rector on 28th April, there will be a UNITED SERVICE in St Peter’s and NO SERVICES  in the other churches in the union, that day.   Confirmation is the following Sunday, 5th May and once again, there will be  a UNITED SERVICE in St Peter’s at…

  • CONFIRMATION  

    Confirmation classes have begun, in preparation for the Service of  Confirmation which will take place in St Peter’s Church on Sunday 5th May  at 11:30 am. We have ten candidates: Lily, Megan, Henry, Peter, Bethlehem,  Nathan, Darragh, Charlie, Patrick and Harriet. Please remember them in  your prayers.   Normally, the churches present bibles or prayer books…

  • INSTITUTION  7.30 pm on Friday 26th April,

    The institution of the Rev Brian O’Reilly, as rector of Drogheda, Ardee and  Collon, and Kilsaran Union will take place at 7.30 pm on Friday 26th April,  in St Peter’s Church. All parishioners are invited to attend the service.  There will be supper afterwards, in the Parish Hall. 

  • MUSIC FOR INSTITUTION AND CONFIRMATION

    MUSIC FOR INSTITUTION AND CONFIRMATION

    We hope to have two choir practices for this and for the institution of  the Rev Brian O’Reilly, in St Peter’s Church: the first one on Thursday  18thApril, the second on Thursday 25thApril, both at 7.30 pm

  • EASTER GENERAL VESTRY MEETINGS  

    EASTER GENERAL VESTRY MEETINGS  

    Sunday 7th April 12:30pm – St Peter’s, Drogheda following Sunday service

  • REMEMBRANCE AND SUICIDE SUPPORT  

    REMEMBRANCE AND SUICIDE SUPPORT  

    On Sunday 10th March at 3 pm, in St Mary’s Church, Ardee, there will be a  service of support for those bereaved by suicide and remembrance of those  who have died. There will be no morning service in Ardee on that day.