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More than 500 young people from Tuam Archdiocese receive Pope John Paul II Awards at Knock Shrine

Archbishop Michael Neary presented the 545 young people with their awards at a special ceremony at Knock Shrine on Thursday 16 November.

2017-11-20T12:24:18+00:00 November 20th, 2017|News|

Pope Francis visits field hospital for the poor in Rome ahead of Sunday’s World Day of the Poor

On Sunday morning in Saint Peter’s Basilica, some four thousand poor and needy people, accompanied by volunteers will take part in a Mass celebrated by Pope Francis.

2017-11-17T16:02:14+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|

‘Priestly formation must see formation as a lifelong process’ – Archbishop Eamon Martin

International speakers gather in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, this weekend for International Conference on Priestly Formation

2017-11-17T14:35:03+00:00 November 17th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Pope Francis to address Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament

The conference is organised by the Vatican’s Dicastery for Promoting Integral Human Development and is on the theme ‘Prospects for a World Free from Nuclear Weapons and for Integral Disarmament’.

2017-11-09T14:14:20+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News, News Feed|

Bishop Kirby to visit site of Berkeley tragedy during pastoral mission to the United States

Bishop John Kirby departed yesterday for a twelve day visit to the United States of America to meet with Irish emigrants, prisoners and their representatives in Boston and in San Francisco.

2017-11-09T14:18:33+00:00 November 9th, 2017|News|

Family chosen from Sydney by Australian Bishops’ Conference for World Meeting of Families 2018

Mum and Dad, Leanne and Shane Hyland, are members of Saint Mary of the Cross Church, Warnervale Parish, and they have three children Joshua (12), Alyssa (8), and Lachlan (5).

2017-11-09T12:31:17+00:00 November 6th, 2017|News|

180 young pilgrims join Bishop McKeown on Pope John Paul II Award’s 10th anniversary pilgrimage to Rome

Over 25,000 young people, in 22 dioceses throughout Ireland, as well as in the UK, have successfully completed the Pope John Paul II Award since it was created in 2006.

2017-11-02T14:51:24+00:00 November 2nd, 2017|News|

Crew on the International Space Station tell Pope Francis: ‘Love is the force’

Pope Francis spoke on Thursday 26 October via satellite link with the commander and crew of the International Space Station and asked about their experiences and about the place of humanity in the universe.

2017-10-27T12:45:50+00:00 October 27th, 2017|News|