A “gifted communicator”, the new bishop has served as Diocesan Youth Director and Director of Vocations and has hosted a successful religious affairs programme on KFM Radio and written a regular column in the Leinster Leader.
This year’s Intercession for Priests will begin at Knock Shrine on 6 August on the National Day of Prayer for Priests with a special day of gratitude in honour of Fr Kevin Scallon.
"Our true success is reflected in the lives that are changed for the better in places that face extraordinary challenges, such as South Sudan, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, and parts of Kenya and India. It is inspiring to see a life transformed due the active care and belief of a missionary.”
SpIRE has already negotiated to have an MA in Spiritualty on offer to students under the auspices of Waterford Institute of Technology by Autumn 2016.
Christians in the Middle and Near East "endure and sustain unspeakable human suffering and degradation, intimidation and displacement" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.
"Many reflective Catholics are taking up the scriptures because there they find that nourishment that keeps them in a faithful relationship with Jesus and the Holy Spirit."
Representatives of Ireland's main Christian churches will explore and study the application of the Word of God to life and culture through 32 events at 15 venues.
Gastroenterologist specialising in liver disease tells Pioneer conference that cases of cirrhosis of the liver have spiralled in comparison to most other diseases.