Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordains two new priests, Frs Dominic Binh Viet Nguyen and Paul Binh Xuan, for Salesian order at St Patrick's College Maynooth.
“The Columban tradition has been one that embraces a unified mission of preaching the name of Jesus, caring for the poor and addressing the root causes of poverty and damage to God’s creation.”
"Her expressed view that a mix up in a Dublin parish on one particular Saturday evening should lead to the Universal Church changing core teachings is bizarre.”
“It is so shameful that this horrific death took place here in Ireland of a young vibrant young woman out walking and with a very bright future ahead of her. We ask for forgiveness from the Filipino people.”
Details of Pontiff’s much anticipated visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in August officially unveiled by Archbishops Diarmuid and Eamon Martin.
Archbishop Diarmuid Martin presides at ordination of Rev Fergal Cummins of Meath, Rev Ricky O’Connor of Ferns, and Divine Word Missionaries, Rev Yanbo Chen and Rev Gerhard Osthues.
"As Church we will continue to explore effective ways to support women and their unborn children, families in difficulty and women who have had an abortion” - Bishop Kevin Doran.
"True diversity must include the catholic religion," Leo Varadkar stresses as he pays tribute to religious congregations' contribution to education and healthcare.
“What we need is variety in patronage, improvement in the quality of all schools and that is where real opportunity will arise,” the Archbishop said.
Pope Francis comes to challenge us all to be with those families that struggle and fail, says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin in Palm Sunday homily.
“Unfortunately a rising tide does not lift all boats! Many of the issues people have when accessing the food bank are not being addressed with the improving economy” - Michael McDonagh.
“Your presence and activity are signs of the renewed sense of Christian vocation and call to holiness of all Christian faithful. I thank you for that witness" - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
So many families in this parish can thank God that even in hard times, and in the face of many negative forces, they have seen their children grow up to become good citizens, good Christians and good parents, people of whom this parish can be proud
“Courageous and decisive plans and sufficient funding to overcome the suffering and the deprivation of those who live on the precarious margins of society” is needed, Archbishop stresses.