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April 2017

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

By | April 27th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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

Renowned Chamber Choir from University of South Carolina to perform in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

The choir is one of the world's leading Chamber Choirs and previous performances have been described as, 'exhilarating' and, 'breathtaking'.

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

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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

Pope Francis at audience: our faith an anchor in heaven

By | April 26th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

Jesus will walk with us every day until the end of the world - Pope Francis

Bishop Denis Nulty opens Newbridge Parish Novena on the theme ‘Sharing Faith’

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

Speakers at this year's Novena include Father Peter McVerry, Father Robert McCabe, Ms Kathleen Chada, Senator Rónán Mullen and Mary Bergin.

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

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: Faithcast, Featured, News Feed|

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

Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Committee launched in Achonry Diocese

By | April 25th, 2017|Categories: News|

Bishop Brendan Kelly of Achonry has celebrated a special Mass to mark the commissioning of a Eucharistic Adoration Committee for the Diocese of Achonry. The Mass took place on Saturday 22 April in St James’ [...]

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

By | April 24th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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

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

By | April 23rd, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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

Archbishop Eamon Martin to lead 35th annual Divine Mercy Sunday celebrations at Knock Shrine

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

Knock Shrine will host their 35th annual Mercy Sunday celebrations this Divine Mercy Sunday, 23 April. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, will serve as chief celebrant and homilist at [...]

Derry bishops undertake joint walks to promote shared Columban heritage

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, and Bishop Ken Good, Bishop of Derry and Raphoe, will undertake a 30-mile joint walk from 27 to 29 April as part of a series of events to promote [...]

Tributes paid to Mary Immaculate College president, Rev Prof Michael A. Hayes RIP

By | April 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

Tributes have been paid to the late Rev Prof Michael A. Hayes, president of Mary Immaculate College (MIC), Limerick, who passed away on Easter Saturday morning, 15 April. Bishop Brendan Leahy, Bishop of Limerick, described [...]

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