Primate of Ireland speaks about resilience at fundraiser in aid of Aware’s services to the suicidal and depressed at St Patrick’s Cathedral in Dublin.
In an address to mark the quincentenary of the Reformation, Archbishop Michael Jackson said the challenge to universities is whether it is still really necessary to be ‘anti-religious’.
The presence of Our Lord in the Eucharist has long been a part of Catholic Church teaching, but the doctrine of transubstantiation can provoke eccumenical sensitivities.
More needs to be done, otherwise too many of our children will spend their childhoods going without basics like secure housing, healthy food and suitable clothing.
“It is going to become more and more a normal feature of life ... because many of those ordained will be coming in contact with us at funerals and weddings, baptisms, etc.”
Contribution of the Cistercian College in the areas of Catholic education, sport, politics and public service, business as well as in other key facets of Irish life, has been immense.
“Abortion is, by its very nature, discriminatory as it allows some human beings to be given lesser protection under the law. The practice of sex-selection abortions has also led to widespread discrimination against baby girls.”
Pope Francis is challenging us to see a preparation course as merely one part of a programme that ultimately needs to be parish-based: Accord president Bishop Denis Nulty.
Prize will be presented to Irish Columban missionary on behalf of the Preda Foundation on 4 May in the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt in Germany.
Bishop Denis Nulty, president of Accord, will release the Catholic Marriage Care Service’s 2016 figures for marriage preparation and marriage and relationship counselling.
All seven had the opportunity to flee, but chose to remain with their flock – it is for this reason that they are considered martyrs by the Church.
The first integrated school, Lagan College in Belfast, opened in 1981, but the growth of the sector has stalled in recent years.
Preparation programmes for Confirmation and First Eucharist demonstrate the growing involvement of the wider parish community in sacramental preparation.
The body of the youngest witness to the Apparition of Knock, John Curry, is to be buried in the grounds of the old St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York.
“Our hospital beds are occupied with up to 2,000 patients with illnesses related to excess alcohol and in the region of three people per day die in Ireland for the same reason.”