Monthly Archives: February 2017


Father Vincent Sherlock introduces his new booklet on The Stations of the Cross

I am convinced the Stations of The Cross have a relevance for every age, ours included - Father Vincent Sherlock.

February 28th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Bishop Denis Nulty launches ‘Mass of the People’ by Kildare composer Padraig Meredith

I think it’s great to have a new Mass setting. Music selections need to serve and enhance our prayer and Padraig’s new melodies do just that - Bishop Nulty

February 27th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Candleweek continues to burn bright in Cherry Orchard Parish

The 2017 Candleweek, an annual mission week in Cherry Orchard Parish in the Archdiocese of Dublin, takes place this week, beginning today Monday 27 February and continuing until Friday 3 March. Each evening at 7.30pm the parish community will gather at Cherry Orchard church for joy-filled liturgies which explore and celebrate faith and inspire trust [...]

February 27th, 2017|News|

Pope Francis visits All Saints Anglican Church

It’s the first time a pope has visited an Anglican church in Rome and it comes as part of All Saints’ 200th anniversary celebrations.

February 27th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Meath’s royal welcome for first monastery since Reformation times

Silverstream is home to a community of eight male religious who follow the Rule of Saint Benedict.

February 27th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Pope Francis: Parish priests called to support married couples

Priests are called to be a travel companion to every person in every situation, to support and to give witness - Pope Francis.

February 26th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Irish Church Music Association Workshop for Choirs to take place at Knock Shrine

As part of their latest Faith Renewal series of events, Knock Shrine will host a workshop for choirs on Thursday 9 March from 7.30-9.30pm in the Blessed Sacrament Chapel. This practical workshop will be facilitated by the Irish Church Music Association (ICMA) and will be of benefit to choirs who will have the opportunity to [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|

‘Intercom’ reflects on recent Holy Land Coordination pilgrimage

The latest issue of Intercom, a Catholic pastoral and liturgical resource magazine, is now available. The March issue has a special focus on the recent Holy Land Coordination group pilgrimage to support the Christian community in the land of Jesus’ birth. “I found God in the Holy Land last week”, Intercom editor Father Paul Clayton-Lea writes [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|

Pope Francis appeals for ‘suffering South Sudan’

South Sudan’s government officially declared a famine in some parts of the country on Monday.

February 24th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Portlaoise Parish Annual Novena to include Mass for families affected by suicide

The Portlaoise Parish Annual Solemn Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help will take place from Saturday 4 March to Sunday 12 March in Saint Peter & Paul’s Church, Portlaoise. A number of visiting priest and guest speakers will enrich the celebrations during the Novena. Over the nine days, the Novena will explore different themes [...]

February 24th, 2017|News|
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