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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|

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|

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|

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|