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April 2018

International author Jeff Cavins and ‘The Priests’ to participate at Family Faith Day in Belfast

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

Inviting people to the event, Bishop Noel Treanor said, 'Within the Diocese of Down and Connor, the family is the beating heart of the Church.'

Dublin Diocese to host unique concert with Palestrina and Escolanía boys’ choirs

By | April 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

A unique concert will take place in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral tonight, 19 April, at 8.00pm, featuring two renowned boys’ choirs, the Palestrina, the boys’ choir of the Pro Cathedral, and the Escolanía de Montserrat. [...]

‘Big Tom’s contribution to Irish social and cultural life has been enormous’ – Monsignor Joseph McGuinness

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Funeral Mass for Big Tom will be celebrated at 11.00am on Friday 20 April in Saint Patrick’s Church, Oram, in the parish of Castleblayney.

‘A compassionate society will do all in its power to support and love the mother and baby’ – Bishop Alan McGuckian SJ

By | April 17th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

In his message, which was delivered at Masses across the weekend in the 33 parishes of the diocese, Bishop McGuckian encouraged the faithful to ‘choose life’.

‘We must always care for the mother and the child’ – Bishop John Buckley

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

In his pastoral message, delivered at Masses in the diocese over the weekend, Bishop Buckley said, ‘Human life is sacred and precious. Every human being must be treated with the greatest respect.’

‘Nothing is as important for the future of our shared humanity as the right to life’ – Bishop Denis Nulty

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

Bishop Nulty's pastoral message, Supporting a Culture of Life, was delivered to Masses over the weekend in the 56 parishes of the diocese.

Cardinal Willem Eijk to speak in Waterford and Lismore on experience of the Church in Holland

By | April 13th, 2018|Categories: News|

As part of his visit to the diocese Cardinal Eijk will serve as chief celebrant at Mass in the Cathedral of the Most Holy Trinity in Waterford on Monday 16 April at 10.30am.

‘Remember your Baptism date and celebrate it’ – Pope Francis at General Audience

By | April 12th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

The Holy Father highlighted that Baptism is ‘the day the Holy Spirit entered into our lives … it is our second birthday, our rebirth’.

‘We are an Easter people’ – Archbishops of Armagh mark 20th anniversary of the signing of the Good Friday Agreement

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

'We thank God for all that has been achieved in shaping a peaceful and shared future over the past twenty years.' – Archbishops of Armagh

Archbishop Eamon Martin welcomes Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Gaudete et exsultate

By | April 10th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

The new exhortation will be published in Ireland by Veritas and can be pre-ordered online now on, and purchased in store from Friday 13 April.

Kilmore diocese to host ‘Family Matters’ series exploring Amoris Laetitia ahead of WMOF 2018

By | April 5th, 2018|Categories: News|

As part of ongoing preparations for this year’s World Meeting of Families in Dublin in August, Kilmore diocese will host a six-week long series of discussions exploring themes from Pope Francis’ Apostolic Exhortation Amoris Laetitia [...]