The Newbridge Parish Novena will begin tonight, 11 April, at 7.30pm, in Saint Conleth’s Parish Church in Newbridge. The novena will continue for nine consecutive Monday nights. Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, will preside at the opening night of the novena and he will preach the homily. The theme chosen for this year’s novena is ‘Lord, Have Mercy’.
The full list of speakers for the novena is as follows:
- 11 April Bishop Denis Nulty – Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin
- 18 April Kate Liffey – National Director for Catechetics Irish Bishops’ Conference
- 25 April Paul Moran – Experience of Lourdes through Music
- 2 May Br Richard Hendrick, OFM Cap
- 9 May Fr John Harris O.P. – Retreat & Mission Ministry
- 16 May Sr Mary Lalor – Chaplain in Naas Hospital
- 23 May Fr Paddy Byrne – Curate in Portlaoise & formerly of Newbridge Parish
- 30 May Amalee Meehan – Works in the area of Faith Development
- 6 June John McAreavey – Footballer & husband of the late Michaela Harte
For updates on the novena, please see newbridgeparish.ie.