Collaboration between Irish Architectural Archive and the Representative Church Body Library (RCB) is one of the Church of Ireland’s events commemorating the 150th anniversary of Disestablishment.
Pontiff joins parish of Newbridge and diocese – 1500 years after St Conleth died on 4 May 519 – in "giving thanks to Almighty God for the example of this saintly bishop and abbot”.
“In achieving this target, we must all play our part, and I’m proud that the Catholic community has taken a leading role in showing what can be achieved.”
The Pontiff's accusers say that the words and actions of Pope Francis amount to a comprehensive rejection of Catholic teaching on marriage and sexual activity, on the moral law, and on grace and the forgiveness of sins.
“He was a very human man who sought to live out his Christian vocation as a monk in a radical way. He walked a tightrope between being an outsider and yet having to operate within power structures – a balancing act which he did not always manage to negotiate successfully.”
The conference will facilitate discussion on challenges and opportunities facing charity retail in 2019, for example how SVP charity shops might approach trading in the global phenomenon called the “experience economy”.
The 2018 Annual Report marks three decades of front-line work by Ruhama with those it describes as “some of the most vulnerable and marginalised women in Ireland”.
Focus Ireland stressed that much good work is being done but the crisis will continue without a substantial increase in social housing provision as a matter of urgency and a move away from providing yet more emergency accommodation and hubs.
“Sr Ita [Keane] was a true hero for us in Lozells. She helped shape so many projects currently being delivered, her legacy will live on. Our prayers and love go out to her loved ones and the Sisters of Mercy.”
“Seek to be remembered because you saved lives – even one life – by your empathy, your words, your actions," Archbishop Eamon Martin said at the Trinity Monday Service of Thanksgiving and Commemoration at TCD chapel.
“Further militarisation has been called for in a country where the density of soldiers to civilians is one of the highest in the world” – Sri Lankan academic Dr Jude Lal Fernando of the Irish School of Ecumenics.
Precious Life insists “compelling body of evidence and lived experiences” on pro life side were not included in UK Women and Equalities Committee report on abortion in Northern Ireland released yesterday.
“The world is very attractive for young people nowadays. They very much can have their own careers and get jobs, get third level education. That was not the case when sisters entered in my time,” says Sr Laura Boyle on the drop in vocations.
Fr Magill, PP, St John’s Parish, Falls Road, Belfast, prayed that “Lyra’s murder may be the catalyst needed for parties to start talking, to reform that which was corrosive in previous Assemblies and to begin anew.”
He said that the destruction of St Mel’s Cathedral in 2009 touched many, as did the fire in Paris, where the people expressed shock, disbelief and real sadness about the devastation. But ultimately we are the Church; we are the house that God wants to rebuild.
‘Gift of a Lifetime’ features text from the Gospel of Matthew on the Last Supper and a fragment of the Gospel of John, dating from circa AD 150 to 200, which makes it among the oldest surviving gospel texts in the world, on the Crucifixion.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin talks about the workings of the Irish Episcopal conference, Irish seminaries and the need to amalgamate some of the country’s 26 dioceses.