Professor Eugene Wall (MIC) told graduates that the education they have received at St Patrick’s has prepared them to meet the challenges they will face in a world of economic and social insecurity.
Tony Foley asks people to attend Mass every Sunday for eight Sundays and, while there, to pray for those who have died.
Bishop of Killaloe performs ‘Blessing of the roads’ and recommends prayers to help people to be calm and change their driving behaviour for better road safety this weekend.
That journalists, in carrying out their work, may always be motivated by respect for truth and a strong sense of ethics. Pope Francis – October 2016 The Pope Video is a new and global initiative launched by the Pope’s Worldwide Prayer Network – Apostleship of Prayer
Dividing ashes, keeping them at home or scattering on land or at sea is not permitted. Burial expresses “faith in resurrection of the body. What you do with ashes must be coherent with faith,” comments Irish theologian.
In the run-up to the publication of the government’s plans for regulating surrogacy in Ireland, Stop Surrogacy Now says “No one has a right to a baby.”
What I would be saying to the Taoiseach is you must go to the camps, you must give symbolic leadership, you must speak to the people there and hear their stories – Sr Stan
“It is also the most serious social issue which Ireland faces today. With the right political will, it can be solved. We will continue to advocate on behalf of homeless people to seek to get the issue of homelessness and housing to the top of the Government’s agenda.” – Peter Mc Verry.
“I encourage the faithful to share the ideals of the Caritas International #PeacePossible4Syria campaign and to pray for peace in the Middle East, especially in Syria and the city of Aleppo” – Bishop Crean.
President of the World Meeting of Families 2018, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, told reporters that the right to life “is a fundamental issue for the Church everywhere” and the Church “is not going to change its position on that”.
“The fact that a baker provides a cake for a particular team or portrays witches on a Halloween cake does not indicate any support for either” – Northern Ireland’s Lord Chief Justice, Sir Declan Morgan.
The co-founder of the PREDA Foundation will receive the award in recognition of his work with abused children in the Philippines.
“The missionary movement is firmly enshrined as a key part of our national heritage,” former president of Ireland, Mary Robinson, writes in the Foreword of ‘The Legacy of Irish Missionaries Lives On’.
Bernadette Smyth, director of Precious Life, says Amnesty is “claiming to be a ‘human rights group’ while campaigning for the legalised destruction of unborn children.”
The author of ‘Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution’, said the wolves in the title of his book refer to conservatives who don’t want change.