On Saturday, 28 September 2019, Bishop Brendan Kelly reflected on recent events in Oughterard, Co Galway.
The World Day of Migrants and Refugees was marked on Sunday 29 September
"We will use the same prayer service that Pope Saint John Paul II used to pray for peace and reconciliation in Drogheda, forty years ago. It is the perfect prayer for us during these troubled and uncertain times.” - Archbishop Eamon Martin
Pope Francis is urging the collaboration and commitment of other sectors of the Church in order to make the fight against the scourge of trafficking in persons more prompt, effective and widespread. He made the call on Thursday 26 September while meeting in the Vatican some 120 participants in the first general assembly of Talitha [...]
The Knockatemple Hand-Bell has been in the possession of the Archdiocese since the 1920’s
The newly launched Cathedral Camino is inspired by the popular Camino or 'Way' to the Shrine of Saint James the Apostle in Northern Spain.
All are welcome to be part of the bicentenary celebrations.
Pope Francis greeted pilgrims from Ireland gathered in Saint Peter's Square for today's General Audience as he continued his catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles. Speaking to the crowds gathered, Pope Francis said, "In our continuing catechesis on the Acts of the Apostles, we now reflect on how Saint Peter and the Apostles respond [...]
Father Manuel Barrios Prieto, the new Secretary General of COMECE (The Commission of the Bishops' Conferences of the European Union), says European Bishops are working to put human dignity at the forefront of policy decisions in Brussels. COMECE represents the Catholic Church and her concerns to EU policymakers. Father Barrios, whose four-year mandate began on [...]
“Farming community is the backbone of our rural parishes” – Bishop Denis Nulty