Monthly Archives: October 2020


Nursing homes should be prioritised by the State to deal with the current Covid-19 crisis. – Bishop Michael Router

Bishop Michael Router is Chair of the Bishops' Council for Healthcare.

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Bishop Farrell launches ‘’ for children preparing for Sacraments

Yesterday, 13 October Bishop Dermot Farrell launched a new interactive website to help prepare children for the celebration of the Sacraments of Reconciliation, Communion and Confirmation. The parish-based programme now available at Underlining the need for effective preparation Bishop Farrell noted that “much has changed in our parishes and Church life and yet much [...]

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‘We will reach out in November, a month we traditionally pray for our dead, to offer spiritual support to the bereaved’ – Bishops

At the conclusion of their autumn plenary meeting, bishops announced that a special prayer service will take place on 1 November at 3.00pm, lead by the bishops and priests of Ireland, to dedicate this November to ‘Remembrance of the Dead and Prayer for the Bereaved’.

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Bishops ask people not to lose heart in the midst of additional Covid-19 restrictions

The communal celebration of Mass and the Sacraments are not simply ‘gatherings’ of people, but profound expressions of who we are as a Church. - Bishops

By |2020-10-13T10:04:47+01:0013/10/2020|