Pope Francis speaks about the ‘intangible value’ of human life and care for the terminally ill

The Holy Father spoke about the “intangible value” of human life, of care for the terminally ill, and of the need to rewrite the “grammar” of responsibility and caring for those who are suffering.

By |2020-01-30T15:55:57+00:0030/01/2020|

Bishops’ Council for Marriage and the Family to participate in conference on pastoral care of the elderly

Pope Francis loves the elderly and, from the beginning of his pontificate, on numerous occasions, he has emphasised their indispensable role in dialogue with young people in the transmission of the faith and in the youth’s rediscovery of their own roots. - Bishop Denis Nulty

By |2020-02-04T16:31:57+00:0028/01/2020|

Pope Francis appoints Father Paul Dempsey as the new Bishop of Achonry

 "It is a reason for rejoicing for us in Achonry that a priest of Father Paul’s calibre and extensive experience in pastoral ministry in his native diocese of Kildare and Leighlin comes to us as our new bishop.  We assure him of our prayers as he prepares for his new role and we ask God to bless him with joy, contentment and peace in his ministry among us." - Fr Dermot Meehan

By |2020-01-28T12:25:58+00:0028/01/2020|

Pope Francis at Mass: Make room in your lives for the Word of God

Pope Francis says we need God’s Word so that we can hear, amid the thousands of other words in our daily lives, that one word that speaks to us not about things, but about life. His call to the faithful comes during Holy Mass to celebrate the first Sunday of the World of God.

By |2020-01-26T18:13:15+00:0026/01/2020|

Archbishop Eamon Martin pays tribute to the late Seamus Mallon RIP

With the death of Seamus Mallon the people of Armagh and Ireland have lost one of our most respected sons and bravest leaders.  A person of global stature, Seamus was a county Armagh man through and through, and he gave his gifts unselfishly and tirelessly to serve the betterment of the whole community on this island, north and south. - Archbishop Eamon Martin