"It is a joy for me to celebrate this special ordination in Gardiner Street where I was ordained myself.”
"Catholics must learn from the faith and the expressions of faith and holiness in other Churches," says Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin.
“Ordinations are much rarer events in Ireland today than 100 years ago, but this beautiful and uplifting celebration is a reminder to all that the Lord never ceases to bring new life to the Catholic community.”
“John Sullivan didn’t do pomp and ceremony; he is, after all, a People’s Saint,” said Bishop Denis Nulty.
Camp Veritas, a summer camp with a difference, sets young people alight in faith.
Church of Ireland Primate describes beatification as a “day of celebration and joy” in the context of the “unending need for reconciliation in Ireland”.
Catholic and Anglican archbishop will together present the solemn petition asking for Fr John Sullivan SJ to be declared a ‘Blessed’.
The beatification will be the first ever ceremony of its kind to take place in Ireland.
Catholic and Church of Ireland archbishops join Jesuits in welcoming the news that the Irish priest, who was baptised an Anglican, is to be beatified.
"Heaven is a place where we experience God's love in a new way and we enter into communion with that God” - Archbishop Martin.
"Managerialism has wreaked havoc on the dynamic of faith ... and potentiality in the church, as also has neo-orthodoxy" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.
Anglican roots of Jesuit priest from Dublin to be recognised in liturgy led by Church of Ireland Primate, Archbishop Michael Jackson.
“Many people believe his prayers have brought the healing power of God into their lives and his tomb is visited daily by those who seek his help.”
Church recognises heroic virtues of Fr John Sullivan.