During our pilgrimage we will be blessed by water from St. Brigid’s well, mindfully weave a St Brigid’s cross, walk in pilgrimage by candlelight and reflect on some of the legends of St. Brigid and how they can speak to us today
Archbishop Charles Scicluna has been tasked with examining new information in the case of Bishop Juan Barros who has been accused by victims of Fr Fernando Karadima of covering up the priest's sexual abuse.
“In the coming weeks, it will become clear that the government’s proposal would lead to abortion on demand if voted for in the referendum” – Dr Ruth Cullen.
Censured Redemptorist priest Fr Tony Flannery to deliver lecture at Edinburgh University on ‘Celibacy, sexuality and the crisis in the priesthood’.
So many families in this parish can thank God that even in hard times, and in the face of many negative forces, they have seen their children grow up to become good citizens, good Christians and good parents, people of whom this parish can be proud
The Geneva Convention prohibits states from moving population into areas occupied as a result of war, but since 1967, Israel has transferred over 600,000 of its citizens onto Palestinian land.
If we concede ground on abortion, the very same arguments will be used to justify ending the lives of frail elderly people and people with significant disability. This is the final frontier.
Emergency accommodation is more expensive and less effective than Housing First which receives less than 1% of the national annual homeless budget in Ireland. In other countries up to 50% of the homeless services budget must be invested in the Housing First model.
The Government and the Civil Service must be held to account, especially in applying the Dublin III Regulations which will allow children to be reunited with their families in the UK.
It is “a great privilege to have Fr Brian McKay, long time and well-known Carmelite in Dublin, installed as an ecumenical canon of St Patrick’s Cathedral” – Canon Charles Mullen.
“I am convinced that they are doing serious harm to the Catholic Church by their emphasis on rules and regulations and sacramental punishments” – Fr Gabriel Daly OSA.
You come from many backgrounds, and many places, but you all come for one beautiful cause, to build a society where life is celebrated and protected and cherished
Pope Francis fully recognises the egregious failures of the Church and it's clergy who abused children and the devastating impact those crimes have had on survivors and their loved ones.
Pope Francis performs impromptu marriage ceremony at 36,000 feet over Chile."This is what’s missing in the world, the sacrament of marriage. I hope this motivates couples to marry," he tells couple.
If my viewpoint turns people against me and costs me my seat and the right to be here in this Chamber, I would gladly lose it, says Independent deputy speaking out for unborn.
“We forget that we are part of God’s holy and faithful people and that the Church is not, nor will it ever be, an élite of consecrated men and women, priests and bishops.” Pope Francis
“Why did you leave the sunshine and sparkling waves of the beaches of Sydney for this darkling east coast of Ireland? .......You did it because, like John the Baptist in today’s Gospel, you saw Jesus coming towards you."