Staff at St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin are urging people not to exchange unwanted Christmas gifts this week – but to donate them to Crosscare who will give them to those most in need, families, young people living on the margins of life in Dublin and the homeless.
The theme of Pope Francis’ annual Christmas Day “Urbi et Orbi” Message is “The people who walked in darkness have seen a great light”.
The Christmas Night liturgy in St Peter’s Basilica began with the chanting of the Kalenda, the proclamation of historic events leading up to Jesus’ birth. Immediately afterwards, the Pope unveiled the image of the Christ Child at the foot of the altar.
The hour long celebration of faith will start at 3.30pm on New Year's Day. Music will be performed by the Charles Wood Singers and the Ulster Orchestra.
The Archbishops of Armagh, Archbishop Eamon Martin and COI Archbishop Richard Clarke have issued their Christmas 2019 message: ‘A time for re-kindling’.
The Bishops of Clogher have published their 2019 Christmas message.
"This decision by the Broadcasting Authority will not, however, deter the CCO from continuing to challenge inaccurate, unfair and offensive media coverage relating to the Catholic Church." - Martin Long
A new free-standing donation portal has been installed in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral offering users the opportunity to make a contactless payment.
Love and Mercy: Faustina is a film directed by Michal Kondrat, starring Kamila Kaminska, Maciej Malysa, Janusz Chabior. The film is a docudrama on Divine Mercy and the mission of Saint Faustina Kowalska. It reveals previously unknown facts and recently disclosed documents that shed new light on the Divine Mercy message. The Divine Mercy is a [...]
The jubilee marks the 100th anniversary of the papal proclamation of Our Lady of Loreto as patron saint of aviators and those who work in aviation or travel by air.