Archbishop Eamon Martin launches the Extraordinary Month of Mission and urges dioceses, congregations and young people to support the ‘Laudato Tree’ project.
“Cruelty toward the suffering and bullying the most vulnerable should not be national policy and we cannot allow it to continue.”
A report published by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in August 2018 showed that Ireland was way off track in reaching its carbon reduction targets, Fr Sean McDonagh has warned.
Large parts of the route will be mapped in 2019 and a smartphone app will be launched in mid 2019 that will allow pilgrims to negotiate the pilgrim trail.
Any money raised will go to the parish to pay the builders whose wages were stolen from Fr Desmond and any surplus will be spent on improving school facilities.
As part of the Columban Centenary (1918-2018) celebrations, students aged between 15-18 were invited to write an article or make a video on the theme ‘Migrants are our Neighbours’.
The Far East magazine is holding a competition for young journalists which invites students (aged 15-18 inclusive) to write an article or make a video report on the topic: ‘Migrants Are Our Neighbours’.
The world is living in a culture of bankruptcy that is moral, ethical, spiritual, political and cultural, Columban Fr Peter Hughes tells NJPN annual conference.
State-sanctioned executions of people suspected of being drug users or dealers in the Philippines have reached a high of about 8,000 since 30 June 2016.
2017 Martin Buber Award recognises missionary’s work, through the PREDA Foundation, helping children and women targeted by paedophiles and sex traffickers.
All seven had the opportunity to flee, but chose to remain with their flock – it is for this reason that they are considered martyrs by the Church.
Fr Dan Fitzgerald was one of the oldest surviving Columbans and a direct link to the founders of the Society. He worked at one stage as secretary to Bishop Edward Galvin in China.
Fr Dan Fitzgerald returned home to Nenagh in 1989 after serving in the Philippines during World War II and later in the diocese of Hanyang in China.