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‘Disgraceful that a state funded agency campaigning for abortion’

National Women's Council of Ireland ought to acknowledge and reflect upon report on lives saved by the Eighth Amendment says PLC.

2016.09.10.

Carmelite will lead Catholic Schools Partnership

"Together I hope that we can continue to help in supporting and further developing a vibrant Catholic education sector," says Fr Richard Byrne OCarm.

2016.09.10.

Primate leads solidarity pilgrimage with Holy Land’s Christians

“Many of the Christians in the Holy Land feel isolated, alone and discouraged. They are fearful of being neglected or even forgotten."

2016.09.10.

Faith and counselling helped me cope with Columbine

Principal of Columbine High will speak at event in Dublin highlighting mental health awareness on 14 September.

2016.09.09.

The Priests’ new album will be out in October

"Today’s world is topsy turvy and there are still serious threats on the world stage. It’s a bewildering place for people. Music gives people a sense of calm, serenity and hope," says Fr Eugene O'Hagan.

2016.09.09.

Thurles CBS to host concert to mark Christian Brothers’ bicentenary

School has a fine reputation in hurling - the entire six backs from last Sunday’s All-Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team are past pupils.

2016.09.09.

100,000 lives saved by 8th Amendment: PLC

“The truth is repeal of the 8th Amendment would inevitably result in more lives being lost. That’s the tragic reality of legalised abortion."

2016.09.08.

Just 311 refugees have arrived in Ireland

“We're calling on the Government to step up their efforts and give a timeline for when they will offer a home and safety to the remainder of the 4,000 people they have committed to taking in to Ireland.”

2016.09.08.

Eight full airplanes ferry 2,000 Dublin pilgrims to Lourdes

"In Lourdes we learn that happiness can well be found in those who have little to offer in worldly terms.”

2016.09.08.

Durrow High Cross Committee concerned about funding

€170,000 allocated as part of the Government’s rural recreation projects scheme considered insufficient.

2016.09.07.

RTE to broadcast new Mass setting by Irish composer

‘St Michael's Celebration’, penned by composer and musician Tom Conroy, scheduled for live broadcast on RTE One TV and RTE Radio 1 Extra on 30 October.

2016.09.07.

Crowds attend annual Ladywell Novena in Co Laois

“Our crowds are holding up well. We get 500 to 600 a night,” - John Mooney, Secretary, Ladywell Committee.

2016.09.07.

The Pope Video – September

That each may contribute to the common good and to the building of a society that places the human person at the center. Pope Francis – September 2016 The Pope Video is a new and global initiative launched by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network – Apostleship of Prayer

2016.09.06.

Drugs epidemic has potential to cause “utter havoc” – McVerry

In a new one-hour television documentary ‘Peter McVerry: A view from the Basement’, which will air on RTÉ One tonight, the Jesuit priest tells the Government, “We ignore the drug problem at our peril.”

2016.09.06.

Irish Capuchins welcome four new novices

“A very proud moment for our two provinces of Ireland and Great Britain and Vice Province of South Africa and for the Order as a whole – truly a sign of God’s blessings upon us.”

2016.09.06.

Bóthar to send animal ‘ark’ to Rwandan genocide widows

Irish charity has seen its income drop by more than half in recent years due to the scandals over management pay at organisations such as CRC.

2016.09.06.

Pope hosts lunch for 1,500 homeless to honour Mother Teresa

“She bowed down before those who were spent, left to die on the side of the road, seeing in them their God-given dignity; she made her voice heard before the powers of this world, so that they might recognise their guilt for the crime of poverty they created.”

2016.09.05.

One million over 65s by 2031 SJI highlights

“This level of population ageing will be associated with higher levels of disability and long-term ill-health and now is the time for planning and investment.”

2016.09.05.

Thousands to attend festival of faith in Holycross Abbey

Up to 60,000 expected to participate in the nine-day solemn novena at the 800-year-old Cistercian Abbey in Thurles Co Tipperary.

2016.09.05.

Seeking to cope with a tragedy “beyond all understanding”

The funeral Mass for Alan and Clodagh Hawe and their three children, Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6) has taken place at St Mary’s Church, Castlerahan in Co Cavan.

2016.09.04.

Mass of canonisation of Mother Teresa today on RTÉ One

Archbishop Martin will be interviewed by Dame Anne Widdecome in a BBC 'Songs of Praise' special on Sunday evening which also features interviews with Loreto Sisters about Mother Teresa’s time in Dublin.

2016.09.04.

Last Christian Brother primary school principal retires

After 46 years teaching, Bro Dormer retired as principal of Doon CBS Primary School on Wednesday last.

2016.09.04.

The mission goes on as Mother Teresa is canonised in Rome

The Missionaries of Charity in Dublin will be serving up the breakfast they provide each week for some of the less fortunate as their foundress is canonised by Pope Francis.

2016.09.03.

Loreto Order recall Mother Teresa’s Irish start

Those who knew Mother Teresa during her years in Loreto found her a cheerful, happy companion with a quick sense of humour. She was energetic, resourceful and hard-working ... a woman of deep faith and prayer.

2016.09.03.

Ireland’s oldest secondary school launches new alumni association

St Kieran’s College in Kilkenny, which was established in 1782, recently launched plans to facilitate past pupils in reconnecting with the College and with one another.

2016.09.03.

Two-day online celebration of the life of Mother Teresa

Church Services TV and Heavens Road FM radio station will be joining forces to stream Masses, choirs and guests from over 20 different locations in the UK and Ireland focusing on the life and legacy of Mother Teresa .

2016.09.02.

BPAS offers helpline to Irish women using illegal abortion tablets

"Research has shown, time and time again, that abortion drugs endanger women’s lives," warns Precious Life.

2016.09.02.

90 families becoming homeless each month

Focus Ireland annual report highlights deepening housing crisis. "The risk of children being forced to sleep rough with their families for want of an emergency bed is now an every night reality."

2016.09.02.

New dicastery streamlines work of the Roman Curia

Promoting Integral Human Development will deal with the environment, migration, the sick, prisoners, modern-day slaves — the issues closest to Pope Francis' heart.

2016.09.01.

Dublin liturgy marks World Day of Prayer for all Creation

“We need a conversation which includes everyone, since the environmental challenge we are undergoing, and its human roots, concern and affect us all” - Pope Francis.

2016.09.01.
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