Trócaire Lenten Campaign to support two million people in 2018

Featured on this year’s Trócaire box is seven-year-old Kumba, from Sierra Leone. This week marks the six month anniversary of the devastating mudslide that destroyed her home and killed over 1,000 people in the area of Freetown where she lives.

2018-02-20T10:11:14+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Every life is beautiful, precious and sacred – video message of Archbishop Eamon Martin for World Day of the Sick

In his message Archbishop Eamon expressed particular appreciation to our doctors, nurses and carers 'who dedicate their lives to the ministry of healing and protecting life'.

2018-02-12T12:17:16+00:00 February 12th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis appeals for joint action to counteract human trafficking

Pope Francis also asked for prayers so that ‘the Lord may convert the hearts of traffickers and give hope to those who suffer because of this shameful scourge so they may regain their freedom.’

2018-02-07T16:09:06+00:00 February 7th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for February: ‘Say No to Corruption’

‘We must speak about corruption, denounce its evils, and try to understand it so as to show our resolve to make mercy reign over meanness, beauty over nothingness.’ – Pope Francis

2018-02-02T12:50:39+00:00 February 2nd, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin celebrates 25 years of Salesian presence in Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes

"The Spirit of Don Bosco is one that sets out to enable every young person to reach his or her full God-given potential as individuals and to build up a community that surrounds and helps young people."

2018-02-01T13:28:17+00:00 February 1st, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

‘Called to be a Family of Families’ – Bishop Fintan Monahan launches Catholic Schools Week 2018

Catholic Schools Week 2018 will take place from Sunday 28 January to Sunday 4 February on the theme is ‘Catholic Schools: Called to be a Family of Families’.

2018-01-25T12:31:43+00:00 January 25th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis marries young Chilean couple aboard papal plane during flight to Peru

During the ceremony, which took place at 36,000 feet altitude, Pope Francis said, ‘We hope that what you have done will be an inspiration to other couples around the world.’

2018-01-18T16:37:33+00:00 January 18th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishops of Armagh support Safe Church Initiative pledge against domestic violence

'The frightening reality of domestic violence is not often spoken about openly, but it is an indication of the huge need that exists for inner peace and family reconciliation.’ - Archbishop Eamon Martin

2018-01-18T11:43:39+00:00 January 10th, 2018|Featured, News Feed|