As the number of priests in the diocese grows smaller, Bishop Gavin said: “We need to actively go out of our way to encourage, foster, nourish and promote vocations to the priesthood and consecrated life.”
“We stand in solidarity with survivors and their families and we continue our commitment and vigilance to the protection and safeguarding of children in our Church and in society.”
Fr Fintan Gavin is the current Chancellor of the Archdiocese of Dublin and a highly regarded canon lawyer with extensive pastoral experience.
We will never again have a more important vote. There is no cause more noble than to stand up for those who cannot stand up for themselves. Never before in history have we had so much scientific proof that the unborn baby is a living, breathing human being.
The handshake represents a low risk of spreading virus, but if people are uncomfortable about it, they can use a smile or a bow - Dublin Archdiocese.
“I believe that the vision, the dream of Nano Nagle Place honours the past, is an expression of our living heritage, it is a prophetic witness of the power of Nano’s story and our story in finding new ways to respond to the needs of our world today in order to be a sign of hope for the future." Sr Mary Deane
Remember what the Holy Spirit took from the disciples in the upper room: their fear and anxiety about the future – Bishop Denis Brennan at the ordination of Fr Billy Caulfied.
Former Tánaiste's "pivotal role in negotiating the Anglo Irish Agreement helped to create the foundations on which the peace process in Northern Ireland was built," says Taoiseach.
“We appreciate that there are manpower issues both within the Vincentian community and the diocese. We do not believe the announcement is the correct solution to this situation."
"Remember you too were treated harshly abroad, building London’s underground, the mines of Yorkshire, in the docks of Boston or in the new cities of Sydney and Perth."
As the country prepares to welcome refugees, we are "challenged to engage with the poverty, homelessness sub-standard accommodation that many are living in".
Bishop John Buckley led mourners at the funeral Mass of Sr Thérèse Marie O’Connell who spent fifty-seven years as a Poor Clare at the French shrine.
Speaking on World Day for Peace, Bishop of Cork & Ross says “Turning to violence in the name of religion is a perversion of everything that a religion stands for.”