“Many people continue to limp through life because of the brutal actions of others. For this town, something changed forever that day,” he said.
The card-making industry at Glencairn began in 1955 with the design and production of Christmas cards and other greeting cards by the late Sr Paula Kiersey.
Pope Francis “has huge energy at 81; he won’t spare himself a moment. He has chosen Dublin to host the World Meeting because he knows like St Clare’s family, no family is perfect.”
Allianz Insurance is the headline sponsor for the World Meeting of Families, but other companies and corporations in Ireland and the US have made donations towards the €21m cost of the Pope's visit to Ireland.
Comments by Minister Harris promising abortion services to Northern Ireland women represent an attack on the unborn and on the democratic process.
The 27 Cistercian sisters each have their own work, but they all gave of their time, as did three lay helpers, to ensure that the breads were baked, cut and packed in time for the WMOF three-day conference at the RDS, Dublin.
Relics will be present at the Opening Ceremony of the World Meeting of Families in the RDS on Tuesday 21 August and they will also be in the sanctuary in the Phoenix Park for the Papal Mass on Sunday 26 August.
Kieran Stafford said it was a sign of Ireland’s standing that the International President of an organisation with members in about 140 countries visited here so early in his 6-year term of office.
The trek, under the banner ‘Walk While You Can’, took three weeks from 10 July and saw hundreds of well-wishers join him along the route in a show of solidarity.
“If Vatican II opened the windows of the Vatican to let the air in, Pope Francis is tearing down its walls to allow the Church to move out and confront the suffering, exclusion and marginalisation of so many.”
Large majorities of Catholics polled in five countries said they believed contraceptives are commonly used among Catholic couples.
Bank holiday weekends are high-risk times on our roads, says Bishop Monahan, urging prayers for safety on the road and for families who have lost loved ones there.
Archbishop of Dublin recommends exhibit at Phoenix Park Visitor Centre to help people reflect on previous papal visit and the organisational skills required for the largest event ever held in Ireland.
The survey showed that 11 per cent of primary school parents and 21 per cent of secondary school parents are forced to borrow money to cover school costs. Other parents either delay payment of other bills or take money out of savings.