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‘The fundamental law of Christianity is the law of love’ says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at double ordination

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin celebrated the ordination of Rev Bill O’Shaughnessy and Rev James Daly on Tuesday 14 November, the feast of Saint Laurence O’Toole, patron saint of the diocese.

2017-11-16T13:03:28+01:00November 16th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Eamon Martin asks graduates ‘What have you learned about the love that moves the Sun and the stars?’

At the graduation ceremony for Saint Patrick College, Maynooth, 241 lay, religious and seminary students received qualifications for studies in Theology and Philosophy.

2017-11-13T16:57:24+01:00November 13th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis to address Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament

The conference is organised by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and is on the theme ‘Prospects for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament’.

2017-11-09T14:14:20+01:00November 9th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Bishop Kirby to visit site of Berkeley tragedy during pastoral mission to the United States

Bishop John Kirby departed yesterday for a twelve day visit to the United States of America to meet with Irish emigrants, prisoners and their representatives in Boston and in San Francisco.

2017-11-09T14:18:33+01:00November 9th, 2017|News|

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches book exploring the Masses of Seán and Peadar Ó Riada

This new book, published on the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II instruction Musicam Sacram, examines the three Mass settings written by Seán Ó Riada and his son Peadar Ó Riada.

2017-11-08T17:23:11+01:00November 8th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Family chosen from Sydney by Australian Bishops’ Conference for World Meeting of Families 2018

Mum and Dad, Leanne and Shane Hyland, are members of Saint Mary of the Cross Church, Warnervale Parish, and they have three children Joshua (12), Alyssa (8), and Lachlan (5).

2017-11-09T12:31:17+01:00November 6th, 2017|News|

180 young pilgrims join Bishop McKeown on Pope John Paul II Award’s 10th anniversary pilgrimage to Rome

Over 25,000 young people, in 22 dioceses throughout Ireland, as well as in the UK, have successfully completed the Pope John Paul II Award since it was created in 2006.

2017-11-02T14:51:24+01:00November 2nd, 2017|News|

‘We ask the Lord to convert the hearts of terrorists’ – Pope Francis

Pope Francis, during his Angelus address yesterday in Saint Peter's Square on the feast of All Saints, expressed his deep sorrow following recent terrorist attacks in Somalia, Afghanistan and on Tuesday in New York.

2017-11-02T14:31:27+01:00November 2nd, 2017|Featured, News Feed|