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Four deacons ordained on Easter Monday

Two transitional deacons ordained by Bishop Denis Nulty for Irish Dominicans while Bishop Brendan Kelly ordains the diocese of Achonry's first two permanent deacons.

2018.04.03.

Mary McAleese stands by her trenchant criticisms of the Church

"It is not part of the culture of the Church to turn a spotlight on itself.”

2018.03.13.

New book of meditations by CofI Archbishop launched

‘Shouldering the Lamb: Reflections on an Icon’ by Dr Richard Clarke of Armagh contains 11 meditations on the ancient figure of the shepherd carrying a lamb across his shoulders.

2017.12.20.

American sisters find warm welcome in Limerick

There are trends to secularisation all over the western world and Ireland is no different. It’s a serious challenge and problem in society but we need to be able to answer the call to meet that challenge head on.

2017.09.29.

Dominicans celebrate week of vocations

Four novices make their first profession, one makes his solemn profession and five new members join the order.

2017.09.19.

Assistant Secretary at the CDF ordains Dominican priest in Dublin

Former Man Utd and Northern Ireland footballer, Fr Philip Mulryne, to join the chaplaincy team at Newbridge College.

2017.07.09.

New NET youth workers arrive in Cork

"There wasn’t a whole lot happening in Cork (in youth work) and now we are seeing something really good" - Fr Alan Neville MSC.

2016.09.29.

Archbishop and Minister open exhibition on role of Church in 1916

Exhibition gives a unique glimpse into the hearts of those who ministered and those to whom they ministered during the Rising in Dublin.

2016.09.24.

Ex Man Utd star among three Dominicans professed

Bro Philip Mulryne OP joined Manchester United under Alex Ferguson and was part of the famed class of ‘92 featuring the likes of Beckham, Scholes, Giggs, Butt and the Neville brothers.

2016.09.15.

Bishop recalls arrival of Dominicans in Sligo in 1252

“In previous generations, there was a tendency to assume that everyone believed the same thing... it was sometimes more about conformism than about a personal relationship with God."

2016.08.08.

Dominican general chapter marks 800 years

It was God who inspired St Dominic to found the Order of Preachers and put preaching at the heart of their mission: Pope Francis.

2016.08.05.

Ireland needs New Evangelization says bishop

Bishop Cullinan cautions against 'circling the wagons'.

2016.07.16.

Dominicans leave Limerick City after 800 Years

“In times of strength, of weakness and great persecution, we remained steadfast, thanks to the support and generosity of you and your ancestors, the people of Limerick.”

2016.07.07.

Primate announces Rosary prayer initiative for May

“My intention is that across the Archdiocese as many young people as possible will learn to pray together a decade of the Rosary at 12 noon each day during the month of May.”

2016.04.30.

‘Sister’s Café’ aims to raise awareness of nuns

Eight female congregations will provide information about vocations and the role a Sister can play in assisting the more vulnerable in society.

2016.02.15.

Two priests and two deacons ordained on Epiphany

“It is possible to create safe spaces for those who think alike and who may come to feel that because they are like-minded they have discovered to right way.”

2016.01.07.

Dominicans bid sad farewell to Athy foundation

Association with Co Kildare town dating back to the 13th century comes to an end due to a lack of friars.

2015.11.23.

Five NET youth ministers start work in Cork

Bringing National Evangelisation Teams to Cork is an initiative of the Missionaries of the Sacred Heart & the Dominicans and their aim is to regenerate the Church.

2015.10.05.

Dominican friars march to Dublin to save church

Petition handed in to Order's headquarters signed by over 20,000 people from Drogheda who want to see the town's Dominican church stay open.

2015.08.31.

Dominican church in Cork to host open day

St Mary's church celebrates the 175th anniversary of its establishment this year and is currently undergoing a €500,000 restoration project.

2015.08.14.

Waterford celebration of Year of Consecrated Life

Former East End gangster John Pridmore and the new Bishop of Waterford & Lismore will speak at the Little Sisters of the Poor's special vocations day later this month.

2015.06.04.

Six deacons ordained for the Dominicans

“The credibility of how you preach the message of Jesus in today’s society will depend on the sensitivity of the language you use" - Archbishop Martin.

2015.03.16.

Irish religious celebrate YouTube video’s success

The 'Celebrating the Year of Consecrated Life' video will be officially launched on Monday 2 February - World Day of Consecrated Life.

2015.01.31.

Dominicans to withdraw from five Irish locations

No timetable set for implementation of withdrawal process which Order says is due to declining membership.

2014.09.23.

ACP appeal to bishops over vocations crisis

Dominican warns priests' association that they are contributing to the vocations crisis.

2014.08.08.

Another Dominican ordination for Irish province

Fr Matthew Martinez OP, a native of Trinidad in the Caribbean, ordained on Saturday in his native parish of St Finbar, Port-of-Spain.

2014.08.03.

Two Dominicans ordained by Archbishop Martin

"The priest is called to nourish the faith of God’s people, but the faith of God’s people also nourishes the priest."

2014.07.06.

Vocations Ireland welcomes Year of Consecrated Life

Those interested in religious life looking for strong sense of community, prayer, Eucharist and a clear identity in the order.

2014.06.14.

Funeral today of biblical scholar Fr Jerome Murphy O’Connor

Memorial Mass to be held in Cork on Saturday 23 November for Irish scholar.

2013.11.13.

Archbishop pays tribute to priests’ role in people’s lives

Despite criticisms of the Church, people still appreciate their priests.

2013.11.11.
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