In his message, Pope Francis offers a warm word of greeting to the Irish people and shares his hopes that WMOF2018 will be a source of encouragement for families.
The new emoji celebrating this historic visit will be triggered using the following hashtags: #PopeInIreland, #PápaInÉirinn, #WMOF2018 and #FestivalofFamilies.
All couples participating at the event will received a specially packaged copy of the Family Prayer Book produced by the Council for Marriage and the Family of the Irish Episcopal Conference.
Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, has urged all road users to take extra care ahead of this August bank holiday weekend.
The annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage on Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in the Archdiocese of Tuam took place on Sunday 29 July.
The death of Bishop Fiachra O’Ceallaigh, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Dublin, was announced on Sunday 29 July.
The stamps will be on sale in selected Post Offices nationwide from 26 July.
The annual Reek Sunday pilgrimage takes place this Sunday 29 July on Ireland’s holy mountain Croagh Patrick in the Archdiocese of Tuam.
“Celebrate and proclaim the ethos of your universities” – Archbishop Eamon Martin at opening Mass for IFCU Assembly
More than 200 university presidents, vice- presidents and international development officers to the College have gathered in Maynooth to participate in the assembly.
‘We try to speak the message of the Good Shepherd’ – Bishop McKeown on Vatican Radio on violence in Northern Ireland
Following recent violence in the North, Bishop Donal McKeown, Bishop of Derry, spoke with Vatican Radio on the role of the spiritual leaders in times of violence, Bishop McKeown said, ‘We try to speak the message of the Good Shepherd, and we also try to offer leadership and support to those who are working for [...]