Faithcast hears from Rev Dr Gareth Byrne about the Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education

21 Jun, 2017 | News

Faithcast is the weekly podcast from, the news source for the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference. Presented by Brenda Drumm, Faithcast is a mixture of interviews and news snippets from the Catholic Church in Ireland.

In this episode of Faithcast, Brenda speaks to Rev Dr Gareth Byrne, Director of the Mater Dei Centre for Catholic Education in Dublin. She hears about some of the Summer courses they are offering for teachers as well as opportunities for Masters in the area of religious education.

Brenda also speaks to Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin about the enduring nature of pilgrimage.

The faith news this week features the appointment of Father Michael Mullaney as President of Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth; the 9 July Mass in Knock to mark the centenary of the Fatima apparitions; the new ICBC Vocations Office; the appointment of Monsignor Hugh Connolly as Chaplain to the Irish College in Paris; and, the appointment of Father Chris Hayden as the new Editor of Intercom.

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