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.
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.
Communicating the family can be counter-cultural, says Archbishop Eamon Martin
Archbishop Eamon Martin is convinced that a constructive culture of engagement, rather than a pointless culture war, is the best way to ensure that the voice of faith, communicating the Family, can be heard.
Big Tom brought great joy to many in Ireland and worldwide
Clogher diocese among the many tributes to country music star as a singer and as a family man.
Commonwealth leaders urged to promote common good
The biennial meeting of the Commonwealth nations is taking place in London and Windsor from 16 - 20 April.
Palliative care not euthanasia is the answer: Cardinal Eijk
“Many people fear social suffering because most people who are suffering in an incurable way lose their friends as people do not visit them any more. That is the most severe thing for them.”
Bishop Farrell celebrates 150 years of the Little Sisters of the Poor
"The slope of the aging population, along which Ireland is sliding, presents major challenges. Perhaps never before has there been such a need to care for the aging poor."
Right to life pastorals published by three bishops this weekend
We will never again have a more important vote. There is no cause more noble than to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. Never before in history have we had so much scientific proof that the unborn baby is a living, breathing human being.
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[...]