Archbishop Michael Neary presented the 545 young people with their awards at a special ceremony at Knock Shrine on Thursday 16 November.
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.
International speakers gather in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, this weekend for International Conference on Priestly Formation
This Sunday will be the first World Day of the Poor, which was announced by Pope Francis in his closing letter for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.
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’.
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.
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).
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.
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.
The project is part of Trócaire’s wider Education Programme in Gedo which currently supports 4,063 school-going children as well as teachers and support staff at 15 schools in four districts.