Saint of the Gutters had a great love of Christmas and Advent in particular.
Co Waterford Cistercian Abbey has been producing religious cards since 1955 and now has a dedicated premises for card-making.
New features incorporated into the calendar include a ‘Thought for Today’ voiced by contributors including members of the hierarchy.
Direct provision is a “desperately unjust system that condemns families and children to live awfully restricted lives for many many years” – Mgr John Byrne.
Ordination of Fr Marius O’Reilly on Sunday is the second for the diocese this year.
Fr Brian Starken CSSp recounts how an inter-religious ceremony was held at an ‘Ebola cemetery’ in Sierra Leone to honour the virus’ victims.
At their peak, the PBVM’s schools in the town were catering for 1,000 pupils.
New choir was formed just over seven weeks ago to meet the challenge of learning the music for a performance on 29 November.
Celebrating the restoration of the Dublin church, Archbishop says the parish can begin to set priorities for its pastoral mission in the years to come.
Between now and Christmas, in the region of 140,000 people throughout the country will be visited by SVP volunteers.
The illness is having a huge impact on Sierra Leonian culture – SLIP.
Pope Francis has appointed Bishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA as Archbishop of Cashel & Emly following the resignation of Archbishop Dermot Clifford on grounds of age.
Archbishop Eamon Martin concelebrates Mass in Italy to mark 1,400th anniversary of death of St Columbanus.
Undocumented’s family life in the US often curtailed by daily stress and constant fear of arrest and deportation.
PLC concerned that decision has implications for freedom of speech and the right to protest peacefully.
Paul Durcan will take part in Addis Ababa 10km run on Sunday on behalf of the Vincentian Lay Missionaries (VLM).
Archbishop of Dublin, Dr Michael Jackson, to launch Advent Appeal for Al Ahli Hospital on Tuesday.
“Schools have to look to the education of the whole person, without ignoring the essential needs of the economy.”
Café Cappuccino is “a key tool for evangelisation and vocations promotion.”
“In effect, it is the same as if Pope Francis himself said the Mass and gave the blessing”.
Delegates who attended Saturday’s gathering will remain on the synod journey right up to 2016.
The two groups aim to work for “an inclusive Church” where laity, religious and clergy work together in collaborative ministry.
Many churches and missionary societies offer the faithful an opportunity to remember their deceased loved ones on the ‘altar list of the dead’ in November.
Growing confusion and error about marriage “will weaken seriously if not totally compromise the Church’s witness” US prelate warns.
Canon John O’Toole of Southwark appointed National Ecumenical Officer and Secretary by the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales.