Monthly Archives: May 2019

Vatican reiterates promotion and defence of the family

Archbishop Ivan Jurkovic, the Vatican's Permanent Representative to the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, has addressed a conference coinciding with the celebration of the UN's International Day of Families, today, Wednesday 15 May.  The Holy See is calling for the promotion of the family as the “fundamental and basic unit of all [...]

2019-05-15T09:25:22+01:00May 15th, 2019|Featured, News Feed|

Clerical changes announced for the Diocese of Meath

Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath, has announced the clerical changes in the diocese for 2019. Bishop Deenihan has appointed Father Joe Gallagher, PP, Tullamore, as Vicar General.  Father Gallagher will join Father Declan Hurley, PP, Navan, who is also a Vicar General of the Diocese.  The Vicar General assists the Bishop in the Governance [...]

2019-05-14T17:37:59+01:00May 14th, 2019|News, News Feed|

Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth offers new courses in Chaplaincy and Communications

"Our programme will prepare candidates to become theologically educated, ethically informed, spiritually motivated, and professionally competent Healthcare Chaplains." - Dr Aoife McGrath

2019-05-14T14:24:01+01:00May 14th, 2019|News, News Feed|

We need a Church fit for purpose in bringing Good News to those in need of mercy and healing. – Bishop Donal McKeown

 The People of God exist only to seek out the lost and to offer them love and healing in Jesus’ name.  

2019-05-13T14:23:40+01:00May 13th, 2019|Featured, News Feed|

Good Friday Agreement allows a generation to reap the benefits of peace – Bishop Dermot Farrell

Bishop Dermot Farrell of Ossory has said that the Good Friday Agreement allows a generation to never witness the horrors of violence but instead to reap the benefits of peace. He was speaking at this year's State Commemoration Ceremonies in Arbour Hill on Wednesday 8 May. In his homily Bishop Farrell referred to the heroes [...]

2019-05-13T14:14:26+01:00May 11th, 2019|News, News Feed|

Pope’s letter “extremely important in the path of purification in the Church” – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh has issued a statement praising the Pope's apostolic letter dealing with sexual abuse in the global Church.

2019-05-10T17:21:51+01:00May 10th, 2019|News, News Feed|