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Bishop Philip Boyce

National Evangelisation Teams marks 15 years in Ireland

“It is my prayer that all the lay faithful will realise that we are all called by Baptism and Confirmation to be a part of a new springtime for the faith.”


Archbishop Eamon Martin appointed administrator of Dromore

First priorities in the diocese will be a full briefing on safeguarding issues and encouraging positive pastoral initiatives and administrative developments.


Founder of CatholicIreland to be Bishop of Raphoe

Fr Alan McGuckian SJ will be Ireland’s first Jesuit bishop.


Donegal’s newest priest is a Hiberno-Iranian

At the age of six, his auntie asked him one day what was the thing he wanted most in life. His response was baptism.


Donegal priest joins lifeboat crew

Fr Liam Boyle is part of a crew of 21 volunteers responsible for rescuing seafarers in trouble.


Bishops conference marks centenary of Cumann na Sagart

Association asked to promote An Leabhar Aifrinn (the Irish language translation of the new edition of the Missal) which is expected to become available in 2017.


We must show mercy to others & forgive them

“It means not keeping grudges, not seeking revenge, but letting mercy and forgiveness guide our attitudes and actions” - Bishop Philip Boyce.


Sometimes it’s difficult to say “Happy Christmas”

Bishop of Ossory says it is hard to wish a 'happy Christmas' knowing it will not be a happy Christmas for the sick, the unemployed, the bereaved, the troubled.


This is not a single-issue referendum: Bishop Nulty

“At a time when we place emphasis on the richness of pluralism and ... diversity, it is a contradiction to minimise human differences. A father is not the same as a mother.”


Treat the name of Jesus with respect: Bishop Boyce

If the name of Jesus is used over the airwaves in a reckless manner, an apology is expected, bishop of Raphoe warns.


People go on pilgrimage to search for peace: Bishop

Wealth and technology don't still the hunger of the soul, Dr Boyce warns.


Two priests ordained in Raphoe and Down & Connor

Fr Dominic McGrattan ordained by Bishop Treanor in Portaferry and Fr Stephen Gorman ordained by Bishop Boyce in Letterkenny.


Line up for Fota liturgy conference announced

Bishop Philip Boyce of Raphoe to address conference on the priest as intercessor.


Catechists urged to promote contemplative religious life

"Most striking witness” to contemplative life given by Pope Emeritus - Bishop Boyce.


Bishop Boyce urges laity to hold fast to the faith

New and ever changing culture "is often impervious to traditional faith values."

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