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February 2018

Bishop Denis Brennan joins Santa Marta Group conference promoting struggle against human trafficking

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

'People were created to be loved … things were created to be used … when we love things and use people we all lose.'

Global Catholic Climate Movement gather in Ireland to bring Laudato Si’ to life

By | February 15th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

Tomás Insua, CEO of GCCM, said ‘Catholics everywhere have a key role to play in bringing about positive change, particularly in response to Pope Francis call for an “ecological conversion”.'

‘From strong families comes a strong society’ – Bishop Denis Nulty blesses engaged couple at Shrine of Saint Valentine

By | February 14th, 2018|Categories: News|

On Tuesday 13 February, at the Shrine of Saint Valentine in Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Whitefriar Street Church, Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, blessed engaged couple Anna Keegan from Glenageary in [...]

Trócaire Lenten Campaign to support two million people in 2018

By | February 13th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

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.

Every life is beautiful, precious and sacred – video message of Archbishop Eamon Martin for World Day of the Sick

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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'.

Archdiocese of Dublin host conference to mark 26th annual World Day of the Sick

By | February 9th, 2018|Categories: News|

The 26th annual World Day of the Sick takes place this Sunday 11 February, on the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. To mark the Day, a special conference will be held in Saint Agnes’ [...]

Pope Francis appeals for joint action to counteract human trafficking

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

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.’

Papal Nuncio recognises 564 students from Derry with Pope John Paul II Awards

By | February 7th, 2018|Categories: News, News Feed|

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.

Bishop Fintan Monahan encourages people to ‘Choose Life’

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

In an interview in the latest issue of the Clare Champion, Bishop Fintan Monahan, Bishop of Killaloe, described Government plans to allow unrestricted abortion up to twelve weeks as ‘truly appalling’. Bishop Monahan said that [...]

Pope Francis’ prayer intention for February: ‘Say No to Corruption’

By | February 2nd, 2018|Categories: Featured, News Feed|

‘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