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Primate outlines vision for parishes and dioceses of the future

“It will be impossible for us to hold on to the ways we lived parish in the past. The parishes of tomorrow will be ‘communities of intentional disciples’ sustained by committed and formed lay people.”

2016.12.06.

Clonfert to welcome two priests from Nigeria

Parish priests from the Diocese of Jalingo will take up appointments for a period of three years with the option of staying for longer.

2015.09.12.

Former hurler to be ordained to the priesthood

Four men to be ordained this weekend for the dioceses of Armagh, Cashel & Emly and Clogher.

2015.07.03.

Person-centred education was Bishop Flynn’s passion

“From the beginning he was a teacher, and a very good one by all accounts. The word most often used by people was kind. Quiet in disposition and very discreet.”

2015.06.07.

New priest ordained for Down and Connor

“We need to keep alive among us a spirit of care and support for our priests, as numbers diminish, priests grow older and pastoral expectations increase”: Bishop Treanor.

2015.05.05.

Jailed priest to face canonical proceedings: bishop

59-year-old Fr Francis Kelleher paid €4,000 to three men to threaten his nephew.

2015.05.01.

Parishes given seeds to plant new vocations

Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross' religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.

2015.04.30.

New bishop of Waterford & Lismore installed

“We put ourselves at the service of others especially those most in need in our society: the poor, the sick, the vulnerable, those who feel alienated from God”.

2015.04.13.

Increase in the number of ordinations in US

595 men expected to be ordained to the priesthood in 2015, an increase of 24.7% on last year’s figure of 477, according to US Conference of Catholic Bishops.

2015.04.10.

Lack of vocations a concern for bishop-elect

Fr Alphonsus Cullinan will be ordained Bishop of Waterford & Lismore this Sunday.

2015.04.09.

“The Church today cannot cling to the status quo”

“If you want to be a fisher of people you have to push the boat out": Bishop Donal McKeown.

2015.04.07.

Limerick teenagers impress Synod consultation

Bishop Leahy issues open invitation to young people and all others to participate in the renewal of the Church locally through the Limerick Diocesan Synod.

2015.03.31.

Priest may face jail over Seal of Confession

US Supreme Court refuses to excuse priest from testifying in court case.

2015.01.24.

New Bishop expresses solidarity with those hurt by difficult economic times

Bishop Ray Browne warns it is by no means certain that good times will soon return.

2013.07.22.
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