Tickets for the Papal Mass in Phoenix Park as part of the World Meeting of Families are now available on the WMOF website www.worldmeeting2018.ie.
The eight priests were ordained to the Missionary Society of Saint Paul at the national missionary seminary outside Abuja, the capital city of Nigeria on Saturday 23 June.
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 overseas development agency of the Bishops’ Conference. Last year, €29.1m was donated to Trócaire by the Irish public. Bishops said, [...]
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 August 2018 for a period of five years. Archbishop Eamon Martin, Chairman of the Trustees welcomed the appointment saying, ‘I [...]
The announcement was made following Mass this morning in the Cathedral of Christ the King, Mullingar, by His Excellency, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Papal Nuncio to Ireland.
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 of Pope Francis in Ireland in August. Ahead of the weekend collection, the president of the World Meeting of Families, [...]
The role of the new council will be to advise and advocate for the Catholic Church in Ireland on a consistent ethic of life and care for those most at risk.
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 Clogher. Monsignor Joseph McGuinness, Diocesan Administrator of Clogher, was chief celebrant at the Mass, which was concelebrated by more than [...]
Pope Francis will visit the National Marian Shrine at Knock as well as the Capuchin Day Centre for Homeless People alongside attending the events of WMOF.
In his message Pope Francis said, 'Let us pray together that social networks may work towards that inclusiveness which respects others for their differences.'