Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as new Bishop of Galway

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.'

2017-12-11T17:41:13+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Bishops call for increased efforts to counter homelessness

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.

2017-12-07T11:48:25+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Teachers are like sowers, scattering ideas, planting ways of doing things – Bishop Doran at opening of Coláiste Chiaráin

Following the opening ceremony, a Mass of Thanksgiving was held in the school hall for students, staff, parents and the school’s board of management.

2017-11-24T17:20:05+00:00 November 24th, 2017|Featured|

Cathedrals in Ireland illuminate red in solidarity with persecuted Christians

'It is shocking to realise that in the twenty-first century, Christians continue to be persecuted, displaced, intimidated, tortured, and even executed on account of their faith.' - Archbishop Eamon Martin

2017-11-23T09:59:47+00:00 November 22nd, 2017|Featured|

‘The fundamental law of Christianity is the law of love’ says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at double ordination

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin celebrated the ordination of Rev Bill O’Shaughnessy and Rev James Daly on Tuesday 14 November, the feast of Saint Laurence O’Toole, patron saint of the diocese.

2017-11-16T13:03:28+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Eamon Martin asks graduates ‘What have you learned about the love that moves the Sun and the stars?’

At the graduation ceremony for Saint Patrick College, Maynooth, 241 lay, religious and seminary students received qualifications for studies in Theology and Philosophy.

2017-11-13T16:57:24+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches book exploring the Masses of Seán and Peadar Ó Riada

This new book, published on the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II instruction Musicam Sacram, examines the three Mass settings written by Seán Ó Riada and his son Peadar Ó Riada.

2017-11-08T17:23:11+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|