The merger of the Little Flower Girls’ School and St Patrick’s College, a boys’ school, will result in the creation of a new co-educational school for 1,119 students.
During this period, Professor Bullivant will advance a number of research projects, including a statistical survey of the British ‘nonreligious’ population.
“We encourage parishes offering the Week to include their local Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian groups” – Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism.
Pope Francis has focused on the theme of ‘Child Migrants, the Vulnerable and the Voiceless’ in his message for World Day of Migrants and Refugees which is marked this weekend on Sunday 15 January 2017.
In his annual new year’s address to the diplomatic corps, Pontiff stresses need to promote peace in a time of mass migrations, economic stagnation and violent extremism.
UK tax-payers’ money is being used to provide abortion under the guise of ‘reproductive health services’ even in those countries where abortion is illegal.
“Tony Bromell will always have a special place in the history of Mary Immaculate College” – Bishop Brendan Leahy.
It has emerged that Sr Rita has been transferred to an as yet an undisclosed new appointment, but her local community at the Lalley centre wants her back.
“You can fast from food, TV, alcohol, cigarettes, sweets or chocolate,” says Precious Life. To stop abortion “a massive revolution of prayer and sacrifice” is needed.
Surge in interest among Irish pilgrims visiting Marian shrine during centennial year. Pope Francis confirms visit to shrine on 13 May, 100th anniversary of first apparition.
“It is clear to us the economic recovery isn’t being felt by all as we are supporting parents who are under huge strain to meet the needs of their children because of the absence of appropriate quality public services” – Fergus Finlay, Barnardos.
“Let us find the courage needed to take all necessary measures and to protect in every way the lives of our children, so that such crimes may never be repeated. In this area, let us adhere, clearly and faithfully, to ‘zero tolerance’” – Pope Francis.
Apart from a short time in pastoral work in New York during the Nigerian Civil (Biafran) War and subsequent studies in Nova Scotia, 90-year-old Fr Paddy Foley spent almost all his 60 years of priesthood in Nigeria.
“Being unarmed does seem to suggest that, as a matter of policy, Gardaí will seek to respond to crime in a non-violent way. By doing this, they contribute to reducing the level of violence, rather than escalating it.”
“Violence only leads to retaliation and further grief” and those who resort to violence are left in an insecurity in which “they know no sophisticated modern security systems can really protect them or their loved ones.”
Thanks to the contribution of many to active nonviolence, Limerick is now a city that is beginning to sing a song of co-operation and regeneration, new vitality and effective management, artistic, sport and cultural renewal.
“It is our united prayer that our political leaders in Belfast, Dublin and London will have wisdom, grace and patience during this process that will have implications for the whole of Ireland” – joint message of church leaders.