“At a time like this I realise that any words of mine are totally inadequate. The enormous tragedy that has struck this family has stunned us all into silence."
Church needs to challenge the consumer society which benefits from selling 'things' offering ‘salvation’ on the surface but neglect the inner reality of people’s lives.
"I heard figures recently suggesting that the average 16 year old in Great Britain is more likely to have a iPhone at home than their dad" - Bishop Donal McKeown.
"Don’t bury your talents! Bet on big ideals, those ideals that enlarge the heart, and those ideals that will make your talents fruitful": John McAreavey.
Archbishop Brown pays tribute to past students serving the Church including Bishop Donal McKeown and Frs Martin and Eugene O'Hagan and Fr David Delargy.
“We need to help priests recover their confidence in themselves and their priestly ministry” - Fr Stephen Langridge tells diocesan vocations directors.