“This is a very honest book on family. It’s not pious or devotional; it’s not artifical or canned. It’s rooted, it’s grounded in the joys and sorrows of family life,” said Bishop Nulty
“I know this is very difficult news particularly for the 38 parishes of Kildare & Leighlin affected by this two-week shutdown” - Bishop Denis Nulty.
Bishop Nulty asked Liam Lawton to co-ordinate a virtual performance because choirs were not able to come together to sing due to COVID-19 restrictions. They want the song to give people hope during these difficult times of pandemic.
“Each fatality on a farm is much more than a number, than a statistic. It’s a family decimated; it’s a spouse’s heart-wrenching tears; it’s a parent’s worst nightmare,” said Bishop Nulty.
“Normally you would have had graduation ceremonies and Masses, and I know how much you miss not having those important moments in your school life. This has been an extraordinary year and a particularly extraordinary couple of months,” said Bishop Denis Nulty.
“It has been very difficult for us not being able to gather together in our beautiful church buildings. We’ve had to rely on spiritual communion,” said Archbishop Eamon Martin of Armagh.
Every life matters. Every life counts. Every life is precious irrespective of age or potential productivity – Bishop Denis Nulty.
In his Chrism Mass homily at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow, Bishop Denis Nulty said the Covid-19 crisis had in a matter of a couple of weeks turned upside-down the economy, personal lives and our understanding of ‘normal’.
There are many people feeling alone and isolated at the moment and we hope that our short pieces of audio can assist people in living Holy Week in their homes – Archbishop Eamon Martin.
The Covid19 crisis, Archbishop Eamon Martin has said, is “a time for an outpouring of the works of mercy towards the sick and vulnerable, and for a spirit of generosity and self-sacrifice, compassion and charity in Ireland, and across the world”.
www.whisperingsofmysoul.com aims to show that science, instead of disproving God, is increasingly making the argument for a Divine Creator.
“I see this conference as an endorsement of the key role the elderly play in our Church and in society today. Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI recognised that critical role when he wrote a special Prayer for Grandparents in 2008” - Bishop Denis Nulty.
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.
“The theme for Catholic Schools Week this year encourages us to see that we all have a responsibility to care for the earth, not just for our own future, but for the future of every one of God’s creatures,” says Fr Paul Connell.
This weekend, the third Sunday of Advent, the faithful in Kildare & Leighlin are invited to take home from church a Christmas card with a greeting from Bishop Denis Nuty and a trolley coin keyring with the message ‘Share with the hungry’.
Through the awards, young people are able to take an active part in the life of their Church and become more aware of the teaching and role of the Catholic Church in the world.
Fr Sean Hyland's new online resource is linked to his book ‘Whisperings of My Soul’ which tells his journey to priesthood following the death of his daughter and his son and later his wife.
Over 800 young people attended this year’s Youth2000 Summer Festival and the atmosphere at it was, according to Bishop Phonsie Cullinan, one of “wall-to-wall joy”.
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”.
“So often we associate our faith as being the Church is against this, that or the other. Easter is about what we are for, what we are promoting – joy and new life.”