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Jesuit deacon ordained in Co Louth

“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.”

2019.09.16.

Deacon ordained in Maynooth

Archbishop Michael Neary extended welcome to Shane Costello and prayers and support on behalf of the people in the Archdiocese of Tuam.

2019.06.05.

Joyous celebration as Meath diocese gets new bishop

“As I begin my new ministry as Bishop of Meath, pray with me that all who minister in this diocese will treasure and foster that sense of joy that transcends our own worries, failings and shortcomings, and enables us to reach out to others.”

2018.09.03.

Four new deacons for Dublin

"The ministry of a deacon is a ministry of personal integrity." – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2018.06.04.

Deacons ordained in Rome

Bishop McGuckian reminded the two candidates of Mary Magdala’s capacity to follow the Lord even when it seemed as though all was lost. The Bishop urged the two new deacons to live a lifelong commitment to diaconal service especially after ordination as priests.

2018.04.05.

Reverend Trevor Sargent remains green

His knowledge and interest in the environment lends itself to the fifth mark of mission in the Anglican Communion, to strive to safeguard the integrity of creation and sustain and renew the life of the earth.

2017.08.31.

Joy in Dublin and Clogher as three ordained deacons in Rome

In the Church of St Alphonsus in Rome Archbishop Diarmuid Martin reminded the ordinands of the dangers of clericalism and urged them to “Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach.”

2017.04.19.

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly believes Permanent Diaconate will benefit Church

“It is going to become more and more a normal feature of life ... because many of those ordained will be coming in contact with us at funerals and weddings, baptisms, etc.”

2017.02.19.

Bishop seeks to establish permanent diaconate and parish catechists in Diocese of Ardagh and Clonmacnois

“By virtue of our baptismal vocation we are all called to serve in our Church and to utilise our gifts” – Bishop Francis Duffy.

2016.12.04.

Two Pallottine students ordained as deacons

Youth 2000 and Medjugorje played a part in vocation stories of Rev Brendan McCarrick sac and Rev Jaimie Twohig sac.

2016.01.17.

New priest ordained for Diocese of Killaloe

Fr Michael Geraghty is the youngest priest in Killaloe. He will spend his summer helping the diocesan pilgrimage to Lourdes followed by a stint of missionary work in Africa.

2015.06.16.

Archbishop ordains Passionist to the diaconate

One of the particular themes Pope Francis stresses is that the call to be Christians begins on the periphery.

2014.12.14.

Belgian deacon charged over 40 deaths

Church in Belgium shocked as psychiatrists assess deacon's mental condition.

2014.06.10.

Church must learn to be a recognisable place of integrity

Archbishop Martin ordains a new deacon for Dublin.

2013.11.17.

Bishop Nulty rejoices in year of ‘firsts’ in KandLe

Kildare and Leighlin to ordain seven Permanent Deacons in Carlow on Sunday.

2013.10.10.
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