Monthly Archives: November 2017


‘Families are the heart of the life and mission of the Church.’ – Irish Inter-Church Meeting in Dromantine

Representatives of 15 different Christian churches in Ireland gathered at the IICM to reflect on the theme ‘Proclaiming Christ to Families Today'.

2017-11-30T13:18:28+00:00November 30th, 2017|News|

Teachers are like sowers, scattering ideas, planting ways of doing things – Bishop Doran at opening of Coláiste Chiaráin

Following the opening ceremony, a Mass of Thanksgiving was held in the school hall for students, staff, parents and the school’s board of management.

2017-11-24T17:20:05+00:00November 24th, 2017|Featured|

Faithful to gather on the coasts to pray the Rosary on the feast of Christ the King

This Sunday 26 November, the feast of Christ the King, at 2.30pm, faithful around Ireland will gather around the coast to pray the Rosary for the restoration of faith and protection of the unborn. More than 250 churches, cathedrals and other locations along Ireland’s coast and throughout the country will take part in this lay-led [...]

2017-11-24T16:50:33+00:00November 24th, 2017|News|

Cathedrals in Ireland illuminate red in solidarity with persecuted Christians

'It is shocking to realise that in the twenty-first century, Christians continue to be persecuted, displaced, intimidated, tortured, and even executed on account of their faith.' - Archbishop Eamon Martin

2017-11-23T09:59:47+00:00November 22nd, 2017|Featured|

We are called to sustain each other as members of one human family – Pope Francis’ message to people of Bangladesh

Pope Francis has sent a video message of greetings and blessings to the people of Bangladesh as he prepares to undertake a three-day apostolic journey to the nation from the 30 November to 2 December.

2017-11-22T17:21:19+00:00November 22nd, 2017|News|

More than 500 young people from Tuam Archdiocese receive Pope John Paul II Awards at Knock Shrine

Archbishop Michael Neary presented the 545 young people with their awards at a special ceremony at Knock Shrine on Thursday 16 November.

2017-11-20T12:24:18+00:00November 20th, 2017|News|

Pope Francis visits field hospital for the poor in Rome ahead of Sunday’s World Day of the Poor

On Sunday morning in Saint Peter’s Basilica, some four thousand poor and needy people, accompanied by volunteers will take part in a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

2017-11-17T16:02:14+00:00November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|

‘Priestly formation must see formation as a lifelong process’ – Archbishop Eamon Martin

International speakers gather in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, this weekend for International Conference on Priestly Formation

2017-11-17T14:35:03+00:00November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|