Monthly Archives: August 2017


Pope Francis appeals for respectful and responsible attitude to creation ahead of third World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

World Day of Prayer for Creation - 1 September 2017

By |2017-08-31T10:12:05+01:0030/08/2017|

Fun, friendship and faith on the menu for Kildare and Leighlin diocesan picnic in Punchestown this Sunday

The family picnic will take place at Punchestown Racecourse this Sunday from 1.00pm until 6.00pm, with the official opening liturgy at 3.00pm.

By |2017-08-25T18:32:22+01:0025/08/2017|

Archbishop Eamon Martin leads Drogheda pilgrims to German town with strong links to Saint Oliver Plunkett

Tomorrow Archbishop Martin and pilgrims will take part in a procession with Saint Oliver’s relics and he will celebrate Mass in the Abbey at 5.00pm

By |2017-08-25T16:06:13+01:0025/08/2017|

‘Faith contributes to good citizenship’ – Bishop Doran on Father Flanagan, founder of Boys Town orphanage

As part of a series of events today, Roscommon library is hosting a celebration of the life and ministry of Father Edward Flanagan, the Roscommon-born priest who founded the renowned Boys Town orphanage in Nebraska, USA, in 1917. Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin, was guest speaker at the event. The day’s events began with [...]

By |2017-08-24T13:13:49+01:0024/08/2017|