“It offers individual believers and the community a precious opportunity to renew our personal participation in this vocation as custodians of creation.”
Festival provides an opportunity for the public and musicians to share how meditation can enhance their creative lives.
Irish Church may “look at the way we do marriage preparation and to what extent our families are involved in preparing new families for marriage” – Primate.
“I have great faith and I wanted to give something back and to give thanks.”
“We will walk one of the nine stages of Brigid’s Way but in reverse” – Karen Ward.
New batch of seminarians is up on last year’s cohort of 14 and brings the total number of resident seminarians training in Maynooth to sixty.
Some “complain that change in patronage is progressing too slowly; that’s because local communities are happy with the model that best serves local needs.”
The Legion of Mary founder realised decades ago that the lack of faith formation for and trust in lay men and women was a debilitating factor for the Church.
Redemptorist Fr Seán Myers serves a community in a Brazilian parish which is over half the size of Ireland.
“The IFPA has received substantial funding from Planned Parenthood – did some of that money come from harvesting organs of aborted babies?” asks Youth Defence.
Young men and women use home grown Irish community to discern religious vocations.
Columban priest Fr Noel O’Neill from Limerick awarded the Manhae international award for his work helping people with special needs.
Militants send message of “violence and intolerance” by destroying symbol of Christianity and encouraging Syria’s Christians to flee their homeland: Bishop Audo.
The policy of the Diocese of Cloyne is that a priest who is out of ministry, for whatever reason, cannot exercise a public ministry: Bishop William Crean.
Speaking as the son of a Knock Shrine steward and handmaid, Archbishop Neary said he was “very conscious of the dedication which they bring to their work”.
300 demonstrations in US this Saturday outside International Planned Parenthood clinics in wake of horrific revelations of the harvesting of aborted baby organs.
“Love of agriculture and the land has been a favourite theme for poets down the ages. Patrick Kavanagh and Seamus Heaney have written passionately about farming.”
The ‘Frank Duff Room’ is a memorial and celebration of the connection between the Servant of God, St Peter’s Church and the Vincentian Community.
The real demand in Ireland is not for secular schools but for school places and providing adequate places is the responsibility, not of the Catholic Church, but of the State.
“We should take more, give more and be a constructive voice in the European debate” – Peter Sutherland, UN special representative for international migration.
Papal message marks 75th anniversary of Taizé’s foundation; centenary of Brother Roger’s birth; and the tenth anniversary of his death.
Sexual Offences Bill will be an opportunity to “wreck the business model” for pimps and traffickers and ensure that Ireland is no longer a safe haven for such crimes.
“We should ensure that maybe her remains are exhumed again and placed in a more public place where people could come and pray to her.”
99-page McLellan report condemns culture of secrecy and cover-up that allowed clerical abuse to remain hidden.
Many of those who worked on the cathedral, or who were altar servers, choir members, ushers and volunteers on the opening day fifty years ago were also present.
“We have to be careful of the fear factor that is sometimes generated on this issue and instead look at more creative ways of welcoming people into the country”: Primate.
Cardinal Peter Turkson sends message of support to two-day Islamic climate change symposium taking place in Istanbul.