Father Norman Davitt SVD, who celebrated his 100th birthday on 29 March, died on Saturday 16 October in Donamon, Co Roscommon, after 80 years in religious life.
"These formation figures released today offer us a sign of hope.” - Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan
On Sunday 14 November, the Bishops of Ireland will undertake a pilgrimage to Knock to concelebrate Mass for all those who have died on the island during the pandemic.
In Ireland, Saint Faustina is widely venerated through devotion to the Divine Mercy.
On Sunday 19 September last, Archbishop Eamon Martin celebrated Mass in Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Armagh, for the centenary of the Legion of Mary.
“People and families who are homeless and in need, continue to rely on Crosscare for shelter, food, help and support” – Archbishop Farrell
This weekend is the annual Crosscare fundraising appeal to support homeless, community and youth services and migrants and refugees.
On Sunday last, 12 September, Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly launched the new Seeds of Hope pastoral plan for the Archdiocese of Cashel & Emly.
Archbishop Martin offers Mass and unveils plaque in Warrenpoint for Polish “martyr of love” Saint Maximilian Kolbe
To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the death of martyr Saint Maximilian Kolbe - who as a priest gave his life in place of a father facing execution in the Nazi death camp of Auschwitz-Birkenau in Poland - Archbishop Eamon Martin celebrated Mass in Saint Peter’s Church, Warrenpoint, Co Down, Diocese of Dromore, on Sunday 5 September.
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.