Dr David Begg, adjunct professor at Maynooth University Institute of Social Sciences and a former general secretary of ICTU.
On 28 November, there will be 13 new additions to the College of Cardinals: 9 are under 80 years of age, among them is the Guardian of Sacro Convento in Assisi, Father Mauro Gambetti.
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.
Children around the world joined together on Sunday to pray for an end to the coronavirus pandemic, with the support of Pope Francis.
Pope Francis marks World Mission Day expressing gratitude for the release ten days ago of Missionary Father Pierluigi Maccalli in Mali.
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 myfaith.ie. Underlining the need for effective preparation Bishop Farrell noted that “much has changed in our parishes and Church life and yet much [...]
‘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’.
The celebrant will be His Excellency Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Apostolic Nuncio to Ireland.
Pope Francis reflects on the witness of prayer at his Wednesday General Audience.
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