At their Summer General Meeting, which took place last week in Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, bishops expressed their deep gratitude to parishioners, priests and religious across the country for their continued support for Trócaire, the [...]
The Trustees of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth have appointed Father Tomás Surlis, Director of Formation and Lecturer in Theology and Education, as Pro-Rector of the College Seminary. Father Surlis will begin the role on 1 [...]
The fourth national collection for the World Meeting of Families 2018 will take place in parishes across Ireland this weekend, 16–17 July. This will be the first such collection since the formal confirmation of the presence [...]
Bishop Joseph Duffy reflects on his ministry during the celebration of his Diamond Jubilee of priesthood
More than 500 people gathered in Saint Macartan’s Cathedral in Monaghan on Sunday 10 June for a Mass of Thanksgiving to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the ordination of Bishop Joseph Duffy, Bishop Emeritus of [...]
In his message Pope Francis said, 'Let us pray together that social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.'
Trócaire, the overseas development agency of the Catholic Church in Ireland, has won Gold at Bloom 2018 for its garden that brings to life the stories of human rights defenders in Palestine, Guatemala and Zimbabwe. Bloom is [...]
Up to 500 people are expected to take part in the annual Clogher Diocese pilgrimage to Lough Derg, which will take place this Saturday 26 May.
‘Grieving the loss of a baby at any stage in life’s journey is a universal experience’ – Bernadette Goulding
Bernadette Goulding, director of Rachel’s Vineyard Ireland, a support group for women who have had abortions, has offered her thoughts to CatholicNews.ie, ahead of this Friday’s referendum on the Eighth Amendment. Ms Goulding from Cork [...]
Ecumenical Bible Week for 2018 began this year on Pentecost Sunday 20 May, continuing until Trinity Sunday 27 May. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland will join the events in [...]
Father La Flynn, Prior of Lough Derg has invited visitors to the island known as the Sanctuary of Saint Patrick to pray for the right to life of the unborn child ahead of the referendum [...]