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Training and empowering lay people to work alongside priests in Dublin

“We have to equip and train leaders and provide facilities for formation. We want to work towards a situation where all parishes in this Archdiocese benefit from their gifts and expertise. The new collection is one step in that process” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2019.05.17.

Popular Laois priest killed in freak accident

Bishop Nulty said that his thoughts and prayers are with Fr John’s mother, brothers and sister, his priest colleagues in Kildare and Leighlin, his team in Faith Development Services and ACCORD, Carlow and his many parishioners in Abbeyleix.

2019.01.31.

Nuns’ side of the story must be told

Bishop Denis Nulty publicly acknowledges and recognises contribution of Mercy Sisters and religious generally to Irish life and culture, and to life and culture far beyond Irish shores.

2018.11.13.

First Communion days will go ahead in Carlow parish

“Isobel was so excited for her big day next year and when she found out that she may have to celebrate it without all her friends she was extremely disappointed.”

2018.09.28.

Families often don’t understand a religious calling: Bishop Nulty

Pope Francis “has huge energy at 81; he won’t spare himself a moment. He has chosen Dublin to host the World Meeting because he knows like St Clare’s family, no family is perfect.”

2018.08.14.

Diocesan fun day offers families quality time together

Liturgy, prayer, music, sport, food and fun promised at Kandle Family Fun Day in Carlow.

2018.06.16.

Faith is not private, says Bishop Nulty at Knock

The Corpus Christi Procession is essentially a missionary movement as it winds its way along public streets and public pathways before ending for Benediction, according to Bishop Nulty.

2018.06.06.

Bishop notes people’s value and appreciation of their priests

“As a diocese, as a faith family, we have so much this Chrism Night to give thanks for; our priests and the witness they give, sometimes at a cost to their own health and mental well-being” - Bishop Denis Nulty.

2018.03.27.

No going back says Bishop as Presentation nuns leave Kildare town

"The Presentation family landscape is changing but the Sisters would be the first to acknowledge the song must not stop with the Sisters; a dance must evolve out of a wake.” - Bishop Denis Nulty

2018.01.11.

Joyous celebration in Carlow for the National Day of Prayer for Children

We are privileged to live in a society and a world that values education. Let us in this month of October, support through our prayer and fund-raising the parts of our world where children so badly need the opportunity education offers.

2017.10.15.

Kildare and Leighlin to welcome first of many priests from Romania

“It is my express intention to keep all our 117 churches open. This won’t happen without support from outside Ireland. This won’t happen without lay people taking a greater role of leadership in their local faith communities,” said Bishop Nulty.

2017.08.24.

Relic of patron saint of Luxembourg to be housed in Carlow Cathedral

St Willibrord is one of the most important saints in Europe and has appeal across many Christian communities. He studied and was ordained in Carlow.

2017.03.19.

Courage of unarmed Gardaí praised by Bishop of Elphin

“Being unarmed does seem to suggest that, as a matter of policy, Gardaí will seek to respond to crime in a non-violent way. By doing this, they contribute to reducing the level of violence, rather than escalating it.”

2017.01.03.

Liam Lawton’s ‘Remembering The Child’ for Christ Church Cathedral

“I have taken various elements of the Requiem in the Latin, English and Irish languages to reflect the immensity of what happened to our children and what sadly is still happening throughout the world today” – Liam Lawton.

2016.12.28.

Ossory appoints theologian to communications role

Fr Dermot Ryan is director of adult faith development in the diocese as well as chairperson of the Ossory council of priests.

2016.01.31.

Bishops must lead by example: Dr Nulty

“By opening a door, we are door-keepers, we have got to reach out as well as moving in” - Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin.

2016.01.16.

Poor Clares welcome new member from Philippines

New member of Carlow community was influenced by an Irish missionary priest and the Legion of Mary.

2015.04.10.

Bishop Nulty asks for prayers for Athy crash victims

“It is a dark day for the people of Carlow, Rathcoole and Athy and there is very little any of us can say at this time to comfort those bereaved by this tragedy."

2015.01.08.

Towards Peace launched in Kildare & Leighlin

Spiritual support service for survivors whose faith has been damaged by sexual abuse.

2014.12.12.
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