Lough Derg to open for the 2017 pilgrimage season on Monday 1 May

Lough Derg, the sacred Sanctuary of Saint Patrick, is very much a living part of Irish Christian Heritage.

April 27th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis gives TED talk: ‘We build future together’

No one expected to see Pope Francis' face appear on the screen at TED's annual conference in Vancouver

April 26th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Episode 11 of Faithcast podcast features Trócaire and a Focolare gathering on ‘family matters’

Brenda speaks to Sinead Keane from Trócaire about the impact of their recent Lenten campaign.

April 25th, 2017|Faithcast, Featured, News Feed|

Miracles of mercy needed for individuals, for Ireland and for the whole world – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Article 40.3.3 is fundamentally a declaration of tenderness and love for the equal right to life of both a mother and her unborn child - Archbishop Eamon Martin

April 24th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis: ‘martyrs are the living blood of the Church’

The living legacy of martyrs today gives us peace and unity. They teach us that with the strength of love, with gentleness, one can fight against arrogance, violence, and war - and that peace can be achieved with patience. - Pope Francis

April 23rd, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Pope announces canonisation of Fatima shepherd children

Francisco and Jacinta died in childhood, aged just 9 and 11, as a result of the great flu epidemic that swept through Europe in 1918.

April 20th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Belfast church acts on Pope’s plea for the homeless

St Patrick’s Church, Donegall Street, Belfast will host a Mass of Hope and open a new soup kitchen for Belfast’s homeless community.

April 19th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Diocese of Killaloe shares Fatima pilgrimage diary

As pilgrims we do not make this journey alone. We carry with us the prayers and intentions of all the people of the diocese of Killaloe.

April 18th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Three seminarians from the Pontifical Irish College, Rome ordained as deacons

All three are transitional deacons, meaning that they are due to be ordained to the priesthood at a later stage.

April 18th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Christ is risen and our world needs this reason for hope as much as ever – Archbishop Eamon Martin

"Sometimes daring to witness openly to our sincerely held Christian convictions can bring upon us ridicule and condemnation. Shockingly in 2017 it means death for some believers." - Archbishop Eamon Martin

April 16th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|
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