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Diocese of Clogher to reduce number of Sunday Masses

Reduction in Masses from 113 to 96 over the weekend of 6 to 7 October 2018 aims to offset the decline in priest numbers and the aging profile of those still in ministry.

2018.09.12.

Diocese of Clogher plans for decline in priest numbers

Of the 58 priests who are active in parishes, some 28 of these are over the age of 65. Only seven priests are under the age of 50.

2018.08.11.

Former Monaghan GAA footballer ordained a priest

Welcoming Fr Seán Mulligan’s ordination, the Diocesan Administrator of Clogher, Mgr Joseph McGuinness, said his answer to God’s call was a “great grace and joy to the whole diocese”.

2018.07.02.

New priests for Dublin and Clogher

Fr Robert Smyth was ordained on Friday for the Archdiocese of Dublin and Rev Seán Mulligan will be ordained today for the Diocese of Clogher.

2018.07.01.

Big Tom brought great joy to many in Ireland and worldwide

Clogher diocese among the many tributes to country music star as a singer and as a family man.

2018.04.18.

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 Martin to ordain three deacons in Rome today

Two deacons will serve as priests in the archdiocese of Dublin while the third will serve in the diocese of Clogher.

2017.04.18.

Monsignor McGuinness Appointed New Diocesan Administrator in Clogher

Monsignor Joseph McGuinness has been appointed as Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Clogher, and will take up his new position immediately.

2016.10.06.

Famine Memorial Garden links past with the present

The parish of Devenish's memorial "calls us to address the poverty and famine in our own world today and constantly answer the call of the Gospel to reach out to those in need.”

2016.08.20.

Clogher diocese set to ordain two new priests

Sunday’s ordinations will bring to four the number of new priests ordained for Clogher in the past three years.

2016.07.22.

Nuncio welcomes hundreds of pilgrims to Lough Derg

"Let it not be said of us that we were stingy or miserly in showing mercy to others in this Year of Mercy."

2016.05.07.

Papal Nuncio to open Door of Mercy at Lough Derg

Hundreds expected to cross the threshold of mercy on Sunday in St Patrick's Basilica at the launch of the 2016 pilgrimage season.

2016.04.29.

Clogher diocese to reflect on past 100 years

Youth ministry team, Clogher don Óige, is marking the decade of centenaries by taking a reflective look back at the past one hundred years through film, music and dance.

2016.03.31.

Diocese of Clogher marks Year of Consecrated Life

Bishop MacDaid to preside at special Vespers liturgy to honour the witness of religious who have consecrated themselves to a life of prayer and witness.

2015.11.08.

Bishops & philosopher highlight MarRef concerns

"Getting it wrong will almost inevitably further destabilise the family and society; it will pose major problems for legislation," - Bishop MacDaid.

2015.05.19.

Schoolboy’s death brings life to organ recipients

Priest pays tribute to grieving parents' decision to offer the gift of life to five others through the donation of Oisín’s organs.

2015.02.16.

Appeal to politicians to work together

CofI Archbishop expresses concern over the tension of recent days in Northern Ireland.

2014.05.06.
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