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Archbishop Eamon Martin

Church leaders pay tribute to Good Friday Agreement in Rome

“There are no quick fixes,” but the accord “gave us the opportunity – the breathing space – to look for goodwill”: Archbishop Richard Clarke.

2018.05.23.

Elphin mourns beloved Bishop Christy

Bishop Christopher Jones of Elphin worked tirelessly in the service of God and of the people of God in his diocese and further afield.

2018.05.20.

Primate calls for review of relationship and sexuality education in RC schools

“Catholic schools should seek to promote a positive self-image and attitude to our bodies, an appreciation of the gift of sexuality,” says Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2018.05.04.

Ecumenical Bible Week focuses on Handing on the Faith

Symposium will include presentations by John Waters on ‘Taking us Back to the Father’, Rev Ginnie Kennerley on ‘The Family Today: Healing and Expansion in Christ’, and Nick Park on ‘Modern Family – Ancient Problems’.

2018.04.25.

Communicating the family can be counter-cultural, says Archbishop Eamon Martin

Archbishop Eamon Martin is convinced that a constructive culture of engagement, rather than a pointless culture war, is the best way to ensure that the voice of faith, communicating the Family, can be heard.

2018.04.19.

Archbishops commemorate Good Friday/Belfast Agreement

Joint Statement to mark the 20th Anniversary of the Good Friday/Belfast Agreement by Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Richard Clarke

2018.04.09.

Prayers for the family from Archbishop Eamon Martin on St Patrick’s Day

I pray that Ireland's hosting of the World Meeting of Families will enable families, especially those who know and love Ireland, to 'connect' and 're-connect'.

2018.03.17.

Nollaig na mBan appeal for the rights of infants and their mothers

Despite the strong pressures to remain silent in the coming months, do not be afraid to witness to the equality of all life

2018.01.08.

Pope Francis appoints Monsignor Dermot Farrell as Bishop of Ossory

Bishop-elect Farrell’s pastoral experience will enrich his service to the people, priests and religious in his new diocese.

2018.01.03.

Church leaders appeal for protection of vulnerable families

“So many parents in our society today feel that they are failing because they cannot provide security for their children” and many are reluctant to ask for help because of stigma and shame.

2018.01.02.

Let the Sign of Peace empower you

Become active ambassadors for peace in the Church and in the world, beginning in your own homes, families, workplaces and neighbourhoods, says Archbishop Eamon Martin

2018.01.01.

Church leaders express concern for homeless and migrants

“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.

2017.12.26.

Share your safety and hope with others this Christmas

Catholic and Church of Ireland Archbishops of Armagh appeal to "seek to bring 'safety' into the lives of those around us".

2017.12.23.

Pope Francis appoints Bishop Brendan Kelly as Bishop of Galway

A native of Craughwell, and a priest of longstanding, dedicated service in the diocese of Galway, is returning to his roots - Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2017.12.11.

6% to 20% of parishioners active in deepening faith

The parish is not an “outdated institution” because it has flexibility and can assume different “contours” depending on the missionary nature of pastor and community.

2017.12.06.

Online Advent calendar launched by Archbishop of Armagh

Put Christ to the centre of our Christmas preparations during this special liturgical season

2017.12.03.

Need for ongoing formation of priests conference is told

“A priest is certainly not the man who arrives into a parish, perfectly packaged, with all the answers."

2017.11.22.

Church leaders tell the North’s paramilitaries: stop for the sake of the children

Too many in our society continue to be exposed to paramilitary violence at an early age, either as victims of direct attacks or as members of families subjected to intimidation

2017.11.20.

Ó Riada book launch by Archbishop Eamon Martin

“Our role as music ministers, as music missionaries, is simply to bring the very best of our gifts, as Seán and Peadar have done, to the task of praising God, and then to leave the rest to God and the power of the Spirit to move others and build up their faith.”

2017.11.10.

Catholic schools must remain alert to inequalities in educational system

Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Irish Catholic education conference: "In a Catholic school, religion is not an added extra to be fitted in during break time or twilight hours or registration."

2017.10.27.

An Post Launch New Fatima Stamp

An Post this week issued a stamp to mark the centenary of what became known as the Apparitions of Fatima. The stamp features a statue of Our Lady that stands in the Oratory of the Archbishop of Armagh, Dr. Eamon Martin.

2017.10.14.

Archbishop Martin Unveils Plaque for Grand Uncle Killed During WW1

The Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, Dr Eamon Martin has said that Ireland’s history of conflict meant many Catholics killed in the First World War were not “adequately” remembered.

2017.09.24.

Point out what is right and wrong, Archbishop tells grandparents in Knock

By word and example you can teach your children and grandchildren that families are built on mutual love, respect, loyalty, sincerity, trust and cooperation.

2017.09.11.

Requiescat in pace, Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor

Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor was a deeply spiritual priest, known for his warmth, good humour and humility.

2017.09.03.

World Meeting of Families media chief appointed

Helping people to connect with the preparations for the World Meeting will be vital and Brenda Drumm is especially well placed to manage this role with energy, creativity and commitment.

2017.08.20.

New translation of the missal in Irish due in the autumn: Primate

Archbishop Eamon Martin would like to see more parishes, not just those in the Gaeltacht, introduce regular Sunday worship in the Irish language.

2017.08.08.

Day of wonder in Letterkenny as Raphoe gets new bishop

We stand for universal truths and values that are drawn from our personal encounter with the joy of God’s love.

2017.08.07.

Trócaire says thanks for support for East African appeal

“Last weekend’s collection will enable us to reach even more people with life-saving aid. The support of the Catholic Church in Ireland will make a significant contribution to saving lives in East Africa over the coming weeks.”

2017.07.29.

Longing for a new Pentecost

I have noticed the shoots of this new springtime in so many people and places across Ireland – Archbishop Eamon Martin.

2017.07.17.

National Church collection in aid of 25m facing famine in East Africa

In the Turkana region in the north of Kenya, around 30 per cent of people are severely malnourished, warns Trócaire.

2017.07.11.
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