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Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin

Young people get to know Jesus at “play and pray” camp

Camp Veritas, a summer camp with a difference, sets young people alight in faith.

2019.06.30.

Pope Francis pays tribute to first bishop of Kildare

Pontiff joins parish of Newbridge and diocese – 1500 years after St Conleth died on 4 May 519 – in "giving thanks to Almighty God for the example of this saintly bishop and abbot”.

2019.05.07.

Easter defines our life as Christians

“So often we associate our faith as being the Church is against this, that or the other. Easter is about what we are for, what we are promoting – joy and new life.”

2019.04.21.

Kildare and Leighlin welcomes gift of Papal Cross

The colourful enamel cross was created by local artist Anne Murphy from Eala Enamels for the Papal Mass in the Phoenix Park.

2019.04.11.

Digging Deeper initiative to rekindle understanding of Mass

“So that as we get to celebrate the life death and resurrection of Christ, which is the Eucharist, at Easter time, we will have that huge understanding and that in some sense we will rise with the Lord.”

2019.03.15.

New book documents Fr Sean’s journey from grief to priesthood

“I wanted to share with other people the awesome consolations of faith that I have received so that they will know that God is real, and that Jesus is present in the world and available to us – if we can just tune in and reach out.”

2018.12.10.

Diocesan Pastoral Council for Kildare to move laity from spectators to players

“Unless there is a radical reappraisal of what a parish community should be, there can be no real progress.” —Bishop Denis Nulty

2018.11.24.

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.

Churches close for duration of red alert

All church and religious services cancelled as freezing blizzard hits Ireland and whole population is urged to stay indoors.

2018.03.02.

Kildare & Leighlin to be twinned with Diocese of Maiduguri in Nigeria for WMF2018

“We talk a lot about the challenges of family life but those of you who are here today are here because you know that overall the family brings a fulfilment into your lives that is quite unique.”

2017.08.29.

All set for Family Picnic Day at Punchestown

Child of Prague statue is out and “Hail, rain, snow or sunshine the picnic is on this Sunday, and it’s going to be great,” says Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin Denis Nulty.

2017.08.25.

Country’s youngest priest ordained in Kildare and Leighlin

Twenty-five-year-old David Vard from Athgarvan became the first person from Newbridge to be ordained for the diocese of Kildare and Leighlin in over 20 years.

2017.06.27.

Diocese to train lay replacements for retiring priests’ admin role

“The present situation of the shortage of vocations, the age profile of the priests and the stress associated with such realities needs serious reflection,” said Bishop Nulty.

2017.06.23.

St Valentine’s Day blessing for engaged couple

Bishop Denis Nulty, president of Accord, will release the Catholic Marriage Care Service’s 2016 figures for marriage preparation and marriage and relationship counselling.

2017.02.14.

Your mission is to share your faith every day

In an increasingly secular world, people need to have courage to swim against the tide.

2016.10.24.

Crowds attend annual Ladywell Novena in Co Laois

“Our crowds are holding up well. We get 500 to 600 a night,” - John Mooney, Secretary, Ladywell Committee.

2016.09.07.

Bishop Nulty welcomes Irish pilgrims to Krakow

"A pilgrim and a tourist may follow the same itinerary, but the pilgrim is on a sacred journey in which God is encountered through people, places and situations.”

2016.07.29.

Indian priest to serve in archdiocese of Tuam

The sister of Fr Yesudas Kodiveetil from the Diocese of Alleppey in Kerala in South India runs a growing charismatic prayer group in Tuam.

2016.05.25.

George Hook among speakers at 2016 novena

The theme for this year’s Solemn Novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Graigcullen parish is ‘Exploring God’s Mercy'.

2016.03.06.

Nuncio says Pope’s visit to Cuba & US is significant

Ploughing Championships is exactly where the Church should be in 2015 - in the middle of the field, in the marketplace, among the crowds: Bishop Nulty.

2015.09.23.

Parish appeals to parishioners for financial help

Special contribution sought from parishioners of St Joseph's in Mountmellick to alleviate crippling debt incurred by refurbishment programme in 2006.

2015.03.26.

Parish priest defies asylum centre snub

Direct provision is a "desperately unjust system that condemns families and children to live awfully restricted lives for many many years" - Mgr John Byrne.

2014.11.25.

Irish people want a more ‘ethical’ life: President

President Higgins highlights the importance of people supporting local employers, businesses and produce.

2014.09.25.
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