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.
The gifts are taken into storage by Crosscare – the social care agency of the Dublin Diocese – which will distribute them through their homeless and residential projects.