News Archive

/News Archive
News Archive 2017-05-19T14:37:38+00:00

December 2017

Bishop John Buckley launches new book ‘55 ways to Connect with Families in your Parish’

By | December 13th, 2017|Categories: News|

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

By | December 12th, 2017|Categories: News|

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’.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as new Bishop of Galway

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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.'

Bishops reaffirm the right to life of the unborn at Winter General Meeting

By | December 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

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. [...]

The Holy Family is at the heart of Christmas double issue of Intercom

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Bishops call for increased efforts to counter homelessness

By | December 7th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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.

Trócaire appeal asks to give the gift of love for Christmas 2017

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Bishop Fintan Monahan to lead third ‘Mercy on the Mall’ in Skycourt Shopping Centre, Shannon

By | December 5th, 2017|Categories: News|

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 [...]

Bishop Brendan Kelly to celebrate first RTÉ Mass using new Irish translation of the Roman Missal

By | December 1st, 2017|Categories: News|

This Sunday 3 December, the First Sunday of Advent, Bishop Brendan Kelly, Bishop of Achonry, will celebrate a special Mass from RTÉ studios to mark the launch of the new altar edition of An Leabhar [...]