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Historian Diarmaid Ferriter pays tribute to Sr Margaret Mac Curtain

Dominican historian, writer, educator and nun, who sought to write women into mainstream Irish history, turns ninety.

2019.04.28.

Top marks for Catholic schools in Northern Ireland as they dominate A-level league tables

“I would argue that our success is in delivering a holistic education profile to young people so they are well equipped for the world of work, university or contribution to society.”

2019.03.23.

Alive editor rails against fake Gospel and perverted teachings

In relation to the shortage of priests in the Church, Fr Brian McKevitt said it was no wonder there was a shortage, as no young man would want to join “an outfit that doesn’t even believe in itself or doesn’t believe in its own mission”.

2018.10.23.

Dominican joy as Sr Mary Cathy makes her Solemn Profession

"Today is the triumph of grace in the life of our sister. She is giving herself, consecrating herself in a public act of worship in the Church, for the Church, to Christ” - Fr John Harris OP.

2018.02.20.

Drogheda Dominicans clear the decks for 140th anniversary

There will be even bigger celebrations by Drogheda's Dominicans in six years time when the order will celebrate 800 years of ministry on the banks of the Boyne

2018.01.15.

Former Manchester United footballer enjoying life as a priest

As a footballer you’re caught up in the whole way of life. You never stop to take stock and think, this isn’t going to last forever. What am I going to do after?

2017.07.16.

Dominican Ecology Centre gears up for busy retreat season

Programme of activities at Co Wicklow convent will explore issues highlighted by Pope Francis in his encyclical Laudato Si.

2017.02.15.

Tralee remembers Brother John Conway 40 years on

The slaughter of Brother Conway (57) and his fellow missionaries stunned many.

2017.02.11.

From MU to OP – a Red Devil becomes a Black Friar

Former Manchester United footballer becomes a Dominican friar.

2016.11.07.

World expert on Saint Thomas Aquinas to give MIC talk

In his talk in Mary Immaculate College (Limerick) Fr Vivian Boland will examine the pedagogy and philosophy of education of the saint, whose writings on education, still of relevance today, are less well known than his writings on theology and philosophy.

2016.10.13.

Drogheda Dominican campaigner praises Augustinian approach

“The Augustinian community are facing it head on with a discussion meeting and then forming a committee to see what the future holds for them and how best to move forward.”

2016.06.26.

Impressive lineup for Newbridge Parish Novena

Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin will open the Novena tonight and will preach a homily on ‘Lord, Have Mercy’.

2016.04.11.

Vatican paper discusses allowing women preach

Three articles in the 1 March issue of L’Osservatore Romano argue that the current prohibition on women preaching should be reconsidered.

2016.03.03.

New Sister professed for Dominicans in Cabra

"Our freedom is not license but has within it the demands and choice of personal and communal responsibility.”

2015.02.22.

Stephen Fry’s rant about God is ‘naive’: priest

Denying the existence of God solves nothing and certainly doesn’t remove the problem of suffering or explain where it comes from: Fr Brian McKevitt.

2015.02.01.

Faith can never be imposed Archbishop warns

Reaching out to those outside the Church is not about “a checklist of morality.”

2014.02.24.
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