The high cost of rent is a factor preventing many households from being able to afford a minimum essential standard of living
Bishop seeks to establish lay diaconate and parish catechists in Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois
“By virtue of our baptismal vocation we are all called to serve in our Church and to utilise our gifts” – Bishop Francis Duffy.
Eucharistic Adoration is a winner among children
Children of the Eucharist programme, developed in Ireland, spreads to UK.
SVP Mid West launches Christmas Campaign
Minister notes “the very confidential nature of the work done and the importance of visitation in providing informal supports to people”.
300K anti abortion petitions presented to NI assembly
Meanwhile, ‘LoveBoth’ project is launched in Republic of Ireland, highlighting lives saved by Eighth Amendment.
Work of Irish sisters in Tanzania brings hope to HIV sufferers
“You have not lived today until you have done something for someone who can never repay you.”
West of Ireland eco sisters take award
The independently assessed award affirms good environmental stewardship and helps church communities to witness to caring for God’s creation.
Help for young people making decisions in life
Cardinal Martini began Samuel Groups in Italy in 1989. Each year for the following decade he brought together about 200 young people in his diocese of Milan for monthly meetings on Sunday afternoons.
Government urged to play role in finding peace for Syria
Syrian peace delegation visits Ireland as UN says it is “extremely concerned” about the estimated 275,000 civilians trapped in “horrific conditions” in Aleppo.
Dragons’ Den businessman to sell house for homeless
Barry O’Sullivan is the first to donate to a new scheme, ‘Home from Home’, which encourages people who can to donate properties or funds to support the provision of homes to the homeless.
WYB programme celebrates Sr Consilio’s healing love
Well-known broadcaster, Miriam O’Callaghan, described Mercy nun at Cuan Mhuire’s 50th anniversary celebration as “a living saint”.
Pope will visit Ireland for WMF2018: Taoiseach
“He has his own ideas as to why he wants to come to Ireland – he looks on it as a contribution he wishes to make to the renewal of the Church in Ireland and also to the renewal of family life in Ireland” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
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