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‘The gift of faith can enable young people to cope with life’ – Monsignor Joseph McGuinness

Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, has welcomed the World Meeting of Families’ Icon of the Holy Family to the diocese from 20–27 April. Over the past weekend, the icon was [...]

Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, to host ‘Feasts and Seasons’ concert celebrating music from the Church year

The Chapel Choir of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, will host a unique evening of sacred music in the College Chapel this Sunday 29 April at 5.00pm. Led by Dr John O’Keeffe, Director of Sacred Music [...]

Thousands expected for pro-life prayer at Knock Shrine led by Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan

Speaking ahead of the event Bishop Cullinan said, 'We will gather in Knock to pray to our heavenly Mother for future mothers and their unborn children in our country.'

International author Jeff Cavins and ‘The Priests’ to participate at Family Faith Day in Belfast

Inviting people to the event, Bishop Noel Treanor said, 'Within the Diocese of Down and Connor, the family is the beating heart of the Church.'

Dublin Diocese to host unique concert with Palestrina and Escolanía boys’ choirs

A unique concert will take place in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral tonight, 19 April, at 8.00pm, featuring two renowned boys’ choirs, the Palestrina, the boys’ choir of the Pro Cathedral, and the Escolanía de Montserrat. [...]

‘Big Tom’s contribution to Irish social and cultural life has been enormous’ – Monsignor Joseph McGuinness

The Funeral Mass for Big Tom will be celebrated at 11.00am on Friday 20 April in Saint Patrick’s Church, Oram, in the parish of Castleblayney.

‘We must always care for the mother and the child’ – Bishop John Buckley

In his pastoral message, delivered at Masses in the diocese over the weekend, Bishop Buckley said, ‘Human life is sacred and precious. Every human being must be treated with the greatest respect.’

Cardinal Willem Eijk to speak in Waterford and Lismore on experience of the Church in Holland

As part of his visit to the diocese Cardinal Eijk will serve as chief celebrant at Mass in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Waterford on Monday 16 April at 10.30am.

‘Remember your Baptism date and celebrate it’ – Pope Francis at General Audience

The Holy Father highlighted that Baptism is ‘the day the Holy Spirit entered into our lives … it is our second birthday, our rebirth’.

Kilmore diocese to host ‘Family Matters’ series exploring Amoris Laetitia ahead of WMOF 2018

As part of ongoing preparations for this year’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August, Kilmore diocese will host a six-week long series of discussions exploring themes from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia [...]