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Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as new Bishop of Galway

Welcoming the appointment, Archbishop Eamon Martin said, ‘I wish to offer my warmest congratulations and prayerful support to Bishop Brendan Kelly for his generous acceptance of a new episcopal appointment.'

2017-12-11T17:41:13+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Bishops call for increased efforts to counter homelessness

Bishops ask all people in society, and in particular our policymakers, to recommit themselves to building a society that values human beings, not least, by working for a society that enables all people to live in a decent home.

2017-12-07T11:48:25+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

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|

‘The fundamental law of Christianity is the law of love’ says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at double ordination

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin celebrated the ordination of Rev Bill O’Shaughnessy and Rev James Daly on Tuesday 14 November, the feast of Saint Laurence O’Toole, patron saint of the diocese.

2017-11-16T13:03:28+00:00 November 16th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|

Archbishop Eamon Martin asks graduates ‘What have you learned about the love that moves the Sun and the stars?’

At the graduation ceremony for Saint Patrick College, Maynooth, 241 lay, religious and seminary students received qualifications for studies in Theology and Philosophy.

2017-11-13T16:57:24+00:00 November 13th, 2017|Featured, 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|

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches book exploring the Masses of Seán and Peadar Ó Riada

This new book, published on the 50th anniversary of the Vatican II instruction Musicam Sacram, examines the three Mass settings written by Seán Ó Riada and his son Peadar Ó Riada.

2017-11-08T17:23:11+00:00 November 8th, 2017|Featured, News Feed|