Monthly Archives: January 2021


Lucan principal reflects on a different Catholic Schools Week for students and staff

"The sudden shift to remote teaching and learning - and the organisation of education around kitchen tables and digital devices - occurred overnight." - Bernadette Fitzgerald

By |2021-01-28T18:49:51+00:0028/01/2021|

On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Pope says remembering is an expression of humanity

Pope Francis marked International Holocaust Remembrance Day, observed on the anniversary of the liberation of Nazi concentration and extermination camp at Auschwitz-Birkenau.

By |2021-01-28T09:13:45+00:0028/01/2021|

Archbishop Eamon Martin apologises and asks for the forgiveness of the survivors of the Mother and Baby Homes

Archbishop Martin issued a statement following the publication of the research report on Mother and Baby Homes and Magdalene laundries in Northern Ireland on Tuesday 26 January. 

By |2021-01-27T11:07:16+00:0027/01/2021|

Cardinal Vincent Nichols prays for the dead and grieving as UK records 100,000 Covid deaths

Our prayer is rooted in the faith that, in death, life is changed, not ended, for the promise of of eternal life opens the door of hope even in our darkest moments. - Cardinal Nichols.

By |2021-01-27T09:10:49+00:0027/01/2021|

Bishop Kevin Doran thanks school communities for their resilience during the Covid-19 pandemic

I want to thank you all, students and teachers, ancillary staff, parents and board members, for your example of resilience and generous service. - Bishop Kevin Doran

By |2021-01-26T11:16:05+00:0026/01/2021|

We have no alternative but to work together to build our common home – Cardinal Parolin

Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican's Secretary of State, has sent a video message to the current Climate Action Summit, urging participants to use the technology we have for better and more integral progress. Cardinal Parolin opens his video message by extending Pope Francis' "cordial greeting" and "closeness, support and encouragment in these days of intense [...]

By |2021-01-26T11:04:33+00:0026/01/2021|