The pilgrimage of hope will mark the upcoming centenary of the end of the First World War.
‘Every human life is beautiful, every human life is sacred, every human life is precious. This remains true after the referendum result,’ Archbishop Eamon Martin has said.
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.
For those attending the events of WMOF 2018, the decree says that the indulgence is granted to those who ‘devoutly participate at some event during the ninth World Meeting of Families’.
‘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 City said that ‘Grieving the loss of a baby at any stage in life’s journey is a universal experience’. Ms [...]
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 Dublin to speak on this year’s theme ‘Handing on the Faith – Crisis, Challenge and the Great Commission’. Now in [...]
Speaking to Vatican News, Archbishop Eamon Martin described the Good Friday Agreement as a ‘life-saving moment’.
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 on the Eighth Amendment on 25 May. Welcoming the initiative, Father Flynn said, ‘One of the blessings of ministry on [...]
Archbishop Martin's message, 'Love Them Both', was delivered at Masses over the weekend in the 61 parishes of the archdiocese.
The Requiem Mass for Bishop Jones will be celebrated in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo, at 1.30pm on Tuesday 22 May.