Bishop Denis Brennan joins Santa Marta Group conference promoting struggle against human trafficking

'People were created to be loved … things were created to be used … when we love things and use people we all lose.'

2018-02-16T10:06:49+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News, News Feed|

Global Catholic Climate Movement gather in Ireland to bring Laudato Si’ to life

Tomás Insua, CEO of GCCM, said ‘Catholics everywhere have a key role to play in bringing about positive change, particularly in response to Pope Francis call for an “ecological conversion”.'

2018-02-16T10:11:10+00:00 February 15th, 2018|News, News Feed|

‘From strong families comes a strong society’ – Bishop Denis Nulty blesses engaged couple at Shrine of Saint Valentine

On Tuesday 13 February, at the Shrine of Saint Valentine in Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Church, Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, blessed engaged couple Anna Keegan from Glenageary in Dublin, and Mr Seamus Walsh from Ballycastle Mayo. Speaking at the Blessing, Bishop Nulty said ‘From strong marriages come strong [...]

2018-02-14T13:18:53+00:00 February 14th, 2018|News|

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.

2018-02-13T14:05:20+00:00 February 13th, 2018|News, News Feed|

Archdiocese of Dublin host conference to mark 26th annual World Day of the Sick

The 26th annual World Day of the Sick takes place this Sunday 11 February, on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. To mark the Day, a special conference will be held in Saint Agnes’ Parish Pastoral Centre, Crumlin on Saturday 10 February on the theme ‘Developing a Dementia Friendly Parish’. Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of [...]

2018-02-09T17:28:46+00:00 February 9th, 2018|News|

Papal Nuncio recognises 564 students from Derry with Pope John Paul II Awards

While in Derry, Archbishop Okolo celebrated Mass in Saint Columba's Long Tower Church, and afterwards joined Bishop McKeown in visiting the garden of reflection dedicated to the late Bishop Edward Daly.

2018-02-07T15:41:08+00:00 February 7th, 2018|News, News Feed|

Bishop Fintan Monahan encourages people to ‘Choose Life’

In an interview in the latest issue of the Clare Champion, Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, described Government plans to allow unrestricted abortion up to twelve weeks as ‘truly appalling’. Bishop Monahan said that repealing the Eighth Amendment would introduce one of the most liberal abortion regimes in the world and encouraged people to [...]

2018-02-05T17:11:47+00:00 February 5th, 2018|News|

‘Christian prayer for unity is a humble but faithful sharing in the prayer of Jesus’ – Father Kieran McDermott

This year’s Week of Prayer for Christian Unity took place from Thursday 18 January until Thursday 25 January last. The theme of this year’s Week is ‘That all may be free’, drawing inspiration from the churches of the Caribbean region, which is home to 1.4 million Christians of various ethnicities, languages and religious traditions. In [...]

2018-02-01T10:27:20+00:00 February 1st, 2018|News|