Speaking at the launch, Bishop Buckley described the book as a very useful resource for priests and lay people in preparation for the World Meeting of Families next year.
‘Father Edward Flanagan saw morality as an expression of love rather than mere duty’ – Bishop Kevin Doran
Writing in today’s Irish Times newspaper, Bishop Kevin Doran said that Father Flanagan ‘was motivated by a firm belief in the goodness of every person’.
Welcoming the appointment, Archbishop Eamon Martin said, ‘I wish to offer my warmest congratulations and prayerful support to Bishop Brendan Kelly for his generous acceptance of a new episcopal appointment.'
At their Winter General Meeting, which concluded yesterday 6 December at Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, bishops discussed the sanctity and innate dignity of every human life and affirmed the right to life of the unborn. In their statement, bishops said that, ‘on 13 December next, members of the Oireachtas committee on the Eighth Amendment to [...]
The Christmas double issue of Intercom, a Catholic pastoral and liturgical resource magazine, is now available. On the cover of the new issue is an image of the Holy Family taken from Saint Finbarr and Holy Angels Church, Inchigeela, in Cork, designed by Abbey Stained Glass Studios. The full cover of the Christmas issue [...]
Bishops ask all people in society, and in particular our policymakers, to recommit themselves to building a society that values human beings, not least, by working for a society that enables all people to live in a decent home.
The official launch of An Leabhar Aifrinn Rómhánach took place on Sunday 3 December in a Mass broadcast by RTÉ One television and radio.
Overseas development agency Trócaire has launched its Christmas 2017 appeal with a new video titled “Until Love Conquers Fear”. The video highlights all those across the world facing fear this Christmas, and the work of Trócaire in responding to those in need. Trócaire director Éamonn Meehan explained that the campaign highlights the different ways ethical [...]
Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, will be among twenty priests present in the Skycourt Shopping Centre, Shannon, for the third annual ‘Mercy on the Mall’ day on Friday 8 December next, the Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary. From 1.00pm to 6.00pm, twenty priests from the diocese of Killaloe will [...]
"A people that does not take care of grandparents, that does not treat them well, has no future."