Justin Kilcullen will step down as Executive Director of Trócaire in October 2013 after serving 20 years in that post and a total of 32 years with Trócaire.
St John's Cathedral in Limerick was packed to capacity with a 1,200 strong congregation to witness and celebrate the episcopal ordination of Fr Brendan Leahy as Bishop of Limerick.
The papal nuncio has appealed to Irish people to be ‘apostles at home’ and to be the proof of Christianity for non believers.
The four will spend the summer working with the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart and the team in the Holy Family Centre in Ofcolaco, South Africa.
There was a definite thumbs-up from the more than150 young people and adults who met in Tullamore last Saturday for the Fourth National Parish Youth Conference.
The Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage or Slí Bhride takes nine days to complete and runs 70 miles or so between St Brigid’s Shrine in Faughart, Co Louth to St Brigid’s monastic city in Kildare town.
Feile Bhride 2013 comprises a week long programme of events and this year's theme is “Gathering around the Hearth”. The festival is organised by a team led by Brigidine sisters.
Fr. M. Casey SDB introduces the Don Bosco Relic Pilgrimage around Ireland in Feb 2013 and also speaks about the significance of this pilgrimage for the whole Salesian family here.
Statement refers to the “breakdown in communication” between Fr. Tony Flannery C.Ss.R. and the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF).
The huge gathering in Dublin's Merrion Square was preceded by a prayer service in St Andrew’s Church, Westland Row which was addressed by Archbishop Martin.
A Social Justice Ireland study shows that Ireland is further away from its targets on employment, poverty and social inclusion than when these targets were set two years previously.