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The Annunciation – Stained Glass Window in the Sanctuary

The Annunciation – Stained Glass Window in the Sanctuary

November 12, 2010

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The Transfiguration by John Hogan 1857

The Transfiguration by John Hogan 1857

November 11, 2010

The Transfiguration is a sculpture by John Hogan who was born in Tallow, County Waterford, in 1800. It depicts the event recorded in each of the synoptic gospels whereby Jesus was transformed in the presence of the apostles Peter, James and John. His clothes became dazzingly white and a voice from heaven said, “This is […]

The Sanctuary in St Joseph’s Church before Renovation

The Sanctuary in St Joseph’s Church before Renovation

November 10, 2010

Here is a reminder of what our Sanctuary looked like before renovation. The picture was taken on May 30th, 2010. Share post  Follow us     

View to the Back of St Joseph’s Church before Renovation

View to the Back of St Joseph’s Church before Renovation

November 9, 2010

This was the view from the top of the Church to the back, before renovation began. This photo was taken on May 30th, 2010. Share post  Follow us     

Interior of St Michael’s Church

November 9, 2010

This is the interior of St Michael’s Church in Upper Glanmire. Share post  Follow us     

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Glanmire Grotto Committee

November 5, 2010

Since 1949 the first Sunday in May is the occasion of a procession from St Joseph’s Church to the Lourdes Grotto in Glanmire. The procession is still an impressive expression of faith and devotion to Our Lady. Its success is due in large part to a hard working committee whose current members are: Denis Hurley […]

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The Station Mass

November 2, 2010

The Station Mass is a unique and special Mass that is celebrated in the home of a parishioner. It is a rich tradition that has its origins in penal times, when cermonies involving Catholic Clergy were banned. The Holy Mass at that time was celebrated in a clandestine fashion typically either outdoors at Mass Rocks […]

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Commemorative Plaque in St Michael’s Church

Commemorative Plaque in St Michael’s Church

November 1, 2010

This commemorative plaque is in the porch of St Michael’s Church, Upper Glanmire, and records the rededication of that church following extensive renovations in advance of the 175th anniversary of its foundation. It was rededicated by the late Bishop Michael Murphy on 22 June 1983. The work was carried out by local builder, Mr Jim […]

St. Michael’s Church with Bicentenary Tree in Foreground

St. Michael’s Church with Bicentenary Tree in Foreground

October 31, 2010

St Michael’s Church dates from 1808 and is built on the site of a penal Mass house. The bicentenary was celebrated in 2008 with a number of functions to mark the historic occasion: Mass celebrated by Bishop John Buckley, the preacher being Archdeacon Kerry Murphy-O’Connor; two broadcast radio Masses; the redecoration of the church; a […]

Stained Glass Window in St Michael’s Church

Stained Glass Window in St Michael’s Church

October 29, 2010

This is one of two stained glass windows donated to St Michael’s, Upper Glanmire, by the late Mary Buckley, Ballinvriskig. It carries the inscription: ‘Sacred Heart of Jesus I place my trust in Thee’. Mrs Buckley requested that one window be dedicated to the Sacred Heart and the other to St Michael the Archangel, patron […]

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