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Young people invited to contribute to pre-synodal meeting in Rome through social media

Ahead of this year’s synod of bishops on ‘Young People, the Faith and Vocational Discernment’, which will take place in Rome in October, Pope Francis has invited young people across the world to offer their [...]

Bishops reaffirm commitment to child safeguarding at Spring General Meeting

At the Spring General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference, which concluded last week in Maynooth, bishops met with representatives from the National Board for Safeguarding Children in the Catholic Church in Ireland and [...]

Catholic Grandparents Association encourage families to choose life

The Catholic Grandparents Association has encouraged grandparents in Ireland to choose life and support the Eighth Amendment in the upcoming referendum. In a notice in their March news bulletin, dedicated to Saint Joseph, the Catholic [...]

Archbishop Eamon Martin to welcome Papal Nuncio to Armagh Parish Novena to Saint Patrick

The theme of this year’s novena is ‘Remembering Patrick: a man of Faith’.

‘Our Common Humanity’ – Bishops reaffirm support for the right to life of the unborn

Bishops encouraged the faithful to ‘pray earnestly that Ireland will “choose life” and that the lives of all women and their unborn children will always be loved, valued, welcomed and respected in this country.’

‘Getting the most out of Holy Week’ with Knock Shrine Lenten event series

Knock Shrine have released details of their new series of Lenten events taking place throughout March and into April guiding people to Live Lent and grow in faith. The list of events at the National [...]

Archbishop Eamon Martin urges the faithful to be ‘Good Samaritans’ for the most vulnerable during extreme weather

Archbishop Eamon said, ''There is in each of us a Good Samaritan. The natural disposition of the human heart is to love.'

2,500 students hit the stage this week for Emmanuel 2018 concert series

This year, as we look ahead to the World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August, students will sing hymns that will be sung at the WMOF Closing Mass.

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly encourages the faithful to pray for peace in the Congo and South Sudan

Archbishop O'Reilly's prayer initiative comes in response to Pope Francis' call for a Day of Prayer and Fasting for peace in the Congo and South Sudan, which takes place globally today, 23 February.

10,000 expected at Galway Solemn Novena this week

Ahead of this year's World Meeting of Families in Dublin this August, the novena will reflect on the central importance of the family and home.