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Poor Clares Sisters release song that speaks to people going through troubled times

“It’s God’s business what happens with the song and if it makes the charts it would be great. If it goes viral that would be great too." - Sister Colette

2019-10-14T15:12:37+01:00October 14th, 2019|News, News Feed|

Pope Francis at Canonisation Mass: New saints “kindly lights” in the gloom of the world

Pope Francis presides over the canonizations of Cardinal John Henry Newman, Sister Marian Thresia, Sister Giuseppina Vannini, Sister Dulce Lopes Pontes, and Marguerite Bays.

2019-10-14T14:49:54+01:00October 14th, 2019|Featured, News Feed|

Church leaders express concern over Stormont impasse and imminent triggering of abortion legislation

Church leaders met Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon Julian Smith MP, in Armagh yesterday evening to express their concerns regarding the continued Stormont impasse and its effect on civic society and the most vulnerable in particular.  

2019-10-10T16:13:27+01:00October 10th, 2019|Featured, News Feed|

Extraordinary Month of Mission and Day for Life feature on Faithcast podcast this week

Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly SMA speaks about the fate of his friend and colleague Father Pier Luigi Macalli who was abducted more than a year ago.

2019-10-03T16:29:41+01:00October 3rd, 2019|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis establishes Sunday of the Word of God

Pope Francis’ Apostolic Letter, Motu proprio "Aperuit illis", published on 30 September, establishes that "the Third Sunday in Ordinary Time is to be devoted to the celebration, study and dissemination of the Word of God". The timing of the document is significant: 30 September is the Feast of Saint Jerome, the man who translated most [...]

2019-10-03T11:21:05+01:00October 3rd, 2019|News, News Feed|