“Let us go to Jesus, knock on Jesus’ heart, and say to Him, ‘Lord, if You will it, You can heal me.’” – Pope Francis.
The Church in Dublin will be enriched the more it welcomes the idealism and the generosity that are characteristic of the younger generation – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
My thoughts turn to families in our own diocese who have welcomed the birth of a child during this past year and to those who are expecting a baby in the near future – Bishop Kevin Doran.
This was the moment God changed the course of human history – Bishop Fintan Gavin and Bishop Paul Colton.
“Think for a moment of what it would be like this Christmas to be without a home. To be without a place of shelter. To be out in the cold. To be on your own, living on the streets.”
Jesus is risen and is with us and He helps us to be people of life and light in a time marked by many dimensions of darkness.
The most significant negative factor that influences attitudes to the Church in today’s Ireland is the place of women in the Church – Diarmuid Martin.
We invoke the healing power of Jesus on the sick among us, remembering in our prayers all those who suffer sickness or anguish or addiction or pain or isolation and loneliness.
“We must seek the ways to restore the place of God in society and above all in the hearts of our young people.”
US Bishops publish English language version of the Rite of Exorcism to make it easier for priests to drive out the devil
We bring the presence of Jesus on to our streets to bring hope, to be a blessing and to build up communion: communion with Jesus Christ, a communion that then binds us together to build wider communion and community.
Keith Wheeler has been travelling around the world with his cross for over thirty years as a pilgrim of peace with a message of reconciliation and love.
Many are searching for real hope in the face of an economic crisis, in the face of loneliness and emptiness and the illusion of drugs or empty consumerism.
The excavation is taking place inside the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, the most holy place in all of Christianity.
Synod is “a spiritual experience of journeying together to renew and deepen our own commitment to our faith" Bishop Leahy explains.
Dublin seminar provides concrete suggestions on how to structure the pastoral care of the sick in a parish in today’s world.
Pope tells pilgrims that young people need their care so they will not be “robbed of hope and condemned to life on the streets.”
Fr Michael White to speak about reviving his local church in Maryland.
Historical 're-telling' to be based on highly controversial book by Muslim Reza Aslan.
True story of four-year-old boy's journey to heaven following near-death illness.
Laments that “In some countries you can still go to jail for possessing a Gospel.”
Christian ethic is a resurrection ethic which respects human life from conception until natural death and every moment in between.
64 catechumens and 9 candidates from 18 different nationalities welcomed.
Twenty-five metre Christmas tree gifted by Bavarian town to Vatican City.
Professor Sean Freyne to be buried today in his native Co Mayo.
Aidan Donaldson's book on the cost of Christian discipleship is based on Jesus's preaching that it is the poor, the outsider, the despised and the rejected that are special to God.
In this book Phelim McGowan SJ encourages us to reflect on parts of the mystery of Jesus' life up to the coming of the Holy Spirit.
Through the lens of scripture the author, Anna Burke RSM, shows Jesus as the way to experience God and as the source of the meaning of life.