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November 2017

More than 500 young people from Tuam Archdiocese receive Pope John Paul II Awards at Knock Shrine

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: News|

Archbishop Michael Neary presented the 545 young people with their awards at a special ceremony at Knock Shrine on Thursday 16 November.

Pope Francis visits field hospital for the poor in Rome ahead of Sunday’s World Day of the Poor

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

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.

‘Priestly formation must see formation as a lifelong process’ – Archbishop Eamon Martin

By | November 17th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

International speakers gather in Saint Patrick's College, Maynooth, this weekend for International Conference on Priestly Formation

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

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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.

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

By | November 13th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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

Pope Francis to address Vatican conference on nuclear disarmament

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: News, News Feed|

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’.

Bishop Kirby to visit site of Berkeley tragedy during pastoral mission to the United States

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: News|

Bishop John Kirby departed yesterday for a twelve day visit to the United States of America to meet with Irish emigrants, prisoners and their representatives in Boston and in San Francisco.

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

By | November 8th, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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.

Family chosen from Sydney by Australian Bishops’ Conference for World Meeting of Families 2018

By | November 6th, 2017|Categories: News|

Mum and Dad, Leanne and Shane Hyland, are members of Saint Mary of the Cross Church, Warnervale Parish, and they have three children Joshua (12), Alyssa (8), and Lachlan (5).

180 young pilgrims join Bishop McKeown on Pope John Paul II Award’s 10th anniversary pilgrimage to Rome

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: News|

Over 25,000 young people, in 22 dioceses throughout Ireland, as well as in the UK, have successfully completed the Pope John Paul II Award since it was created in 2006.

‘We ask the Lord to convert the hearts of terrorists’ – Pope Francis

By | November 2nd, 2017|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

Pope Francis, during his Angelus address yesterday in Saint Peter's Square on the feast of All Saints, expressed his deep sorrow following recent terrorist attacks in Somalia, Afghanistan and on Tuesday in New York.