Monthly Archives: August 2021


‘Our only home—this planet—is under threat’ – Archbishop Farrell

To coincide with the beginning of the Season of Creation 2021, from 1 September to 4 October, Archbishop Dermot Farrell of Dublin has published a pastoral letter on the climate crisis and on how Christians ought to respond to this global dilemma facing our global civilisation.

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Fr Paul Clayton-Lea publishes first issue as reappointed editor of Intercom

Father Paul, a priest of the Archdiocese of Armagh, previously served as editor of Intercom from 2015-17, and returns to replace the outgoing editor Father John Cullen, a priest of the Diocese of Elphin.

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‘Mary reminds us that God’s heart is close to those whom the world might overlook’ – Archbishop Neary

On Saturday 21 August last, Archbishop Michael Neary celebrated the Anniversary Mass of the 1879 Marian Apparition at the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine, Knock, Co Mayo.

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Bishop Nulty invites the faithful to write to him with ideas on how to gently encourage people back to regular worship

"We have met the Lord in our little domestic churches; we come to church on Sunday, in that knowledge that we can meet Him at home, but in church we meet with and are supported by a faithfilled people.- Bishop Nulty

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‘Our Cathedral Church is a sign of hope in a busy world’ – Archbishop Neary

On Sunday 15 August last, the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Archbishop Michael Neary celebrated Mass for the dedication of the new altar in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Tuam.

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Pope prays for peace in Afghanistan and appeals for solidarity with Haiti

At the conclusion of the Angelus on the Solemnity of the Assumption, Pope Francis prays for dialogue and peace in Afghanistan and the victims in Haiti's earthquake, appealing for global solidarity to reach them.

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