Ecumenical Bible Week focuses on Handing on the Faith
Symposium will include presentations by John Waters on ‘Taking us Back to the Father’, Rev Ginnie Kennerley on ‘The Family Today: Healing and Expansion in Christ’, and Nick Park on ‘Modern Family – Ancient Problems’.
Greater funding needed for children and schools
Research shows that two thirds of the higher costs for older children go towards food, clothing, personal care and social inclusion costs. Some €9.50 of the extra costs goes on second level education expenses.
Act in the best interest of the unborn child, says Bishop Brennan to voters in Ferns
“We are always human. At no point are we ever something less or something different. What is inherently a right to humanity – namely the right to life – cannot be either denied or taken away.”
Alarm at proposal to impose abortion provision on local GP surgeries
“This is not about trust; it is politicians using trust and compassion as a means for bringing in unrestricted abortion on demand,” Medical Alliance for the Eighth warns.
Midwife relates how she was forced out over refusal to supervise abortions
The push for unrestricted abortion is being driven by “a small number of ideologues” warns Mary Doogan.
Missionary appeals to TDs over Bill to restrict travel by convicted paedophiles
If enacted, the legislation will “help to curtail child abuse sex tourism and protect children in countries like the Philippines, Thailand, and Cambodia where child protection laws are weak or not enforced” - Columban missionary, Fr Shay Cullen.
Standing ovation on Britain’s Got Talent TV show for singing priest Fr Ray Kelly
“I would like to be the first singing priest to win,” says clerical crooner Fr Ray Kelly.
Ireland must redouble efforts for peaceful resolution in Syria
Trócaire appeals to public to send ‘SOS for Syria’ to Irish government.
The Lord is still calling men to the priesthood, says Bishop Cullinan ahead of Vocations Sunday
We are not victims of chance or swept up in a series of unconnected events. On the contrary, our life and our presence in this world is the fruit of a divine vocation, says Pope Francis.
Lifting of Eighth Amendment will introduce abortion on demand
“There is no going back,” says Love Both as it launches campaign for a 'No' vote.
Movie on Sister Clare Crockett sells out in Derry cinema
Standing ovation greets premier of movie about Irish missionary nun who died in earthquake.
Forty days of prayer on Croagh Patrick under way
They have one special prayer intention – the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. “Many people, of all faiths and none, strongly support the protection of life from the moment of conception to natural death,” said John Carlin, one of the organisers.
The School of Prayer is intended for those who realise the importance of prayer in their lives and are seeking a deeper relationship with God and support and encouragement in their search. The School of Prayer will[...]
The Church and Society Commission (CASC) of the Church of Ireland is issuing an invitation to church leaders and their congregations from all denominations to attend an information morning addressing issues surrounding climate change [...]
Registration: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeEEfgHM_5IZJvCw2APLBlzU5i_7ggnXV69raKMExANORak3g/viewform There will be the opportunity to meet and catch up with staff, hear short talks on current research and developments, and find out about the exciting array of courses, postgraduate research, and available[...]
Caith lá i Manresa in atmaisféar séamh ciún. Mar “Oasis Day”, cuimsíonn lá mar seo roinnt eilimintí: am machnaimh, paidir threoraithe, seal leat féin agus deis chun bualadh le stiúrthóir spioradálta no dul ar[...]
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna cainteanna. Beifear ag díriú[...]
Bunófar an tsraith seo cainteanna ar ábhar an leabhráin Muire na mBard. Léirítear stádas na Maighdeana Muire san fhilíocht chlasaiceach sa leabhrán seo. Pléifear gnéithe éagsúla den gcur chuige sna cainteanna. Beifear ag díriú ar[...]
This one-day retreat offers an opportunity to engage prayerfully with John Henry Newman. The motto he chose when named a cardinal in 1879 was “Cor ad cor loquitur.” (Heart speaks to heart.) This is[...]
Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided meditations, prayer[...]
Step aside from the ordinary into the lovely surroundings of Manresa for an Oasis Day. Each day takes place in an atmosphere of silence and comprises a number of elements: reflections, guided meditations,[...]
This weekend – Our New Earth Awareness: Responding to Pope Francis’ call to ecological conversion – will be led by Donal Dorr and will guide participants in experiencing and expressing their faith and commitment[...]