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Training and empowering lay people to work alongside priests in Dublin

“We have to equip and train leaders and provide facilities for formation. We want to work towards a situation where all parishes in this Archdiocese benefit from their gifts and expertise. The new collection is one step in that process” – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2019.05.17.

Pope leads prayer on Divine Mercy Sunday

“Let us draw close to Jesus and touch his wounds in our brothers.”

2019.04.29.

Pope prays for Sri Lanka terror victims in Urbi et Orbi address

“I entrust to the Lord all those who have tragically perished, and I pray for the injured and all those who suffer as a result of this tragic event.”

2019.04.22.

Easter message in Notre Dame inferno, says Archbishop of Armagh

If the story of salvation had ended on Good Friday, we would remain a people of despair, crying out as Jesus did on the Cross, ‘My God, my God, why have you abandoned us?’

2019.04.22.

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.

Prayers for Lyra McKee at Way of the Cross in the Phoenix Park

"Violence is always a blind alley that only leads to further violence."

2019.04.20.

Be fearless in your work to restore hope, Armagh Archbishops say in joint Easter message

“We can use the energy and power of Christ’s resurrection to bring hope and purpose into our own lives and into the lives of others.”

2019.04.14.

The Lord is still calling men to the priesthood, says Bishop Cullinan ahead of Vocations Sunday

We are not victims of chance or swept up in a series of unconnected events. On the contrary, our life and our presence in this world is the fruit of a divine vocation, says Pope Francis.

2018.04.21.

Life of faith in a post-Hawking era is not easy: CofI Primate

“People of faith cannot escape, nor should we want to escape, the expansion of perspective on the cosmos that he has given us."

2018.04.04.

The Risen Lord is among us, says Diarmuid Martin

Jesus is risen and is with us and He helps us to be people of life and light in a time marked by many dimensions of darkness.

2018.04.02.

Happy Easter Egg with Resurrection message

The Happy Easter Egg comes with rhymes, readings and illustrations that tell the true story of Easter.

2018.02.28.

Good Friday alcohol ban is lifted

Under new legislation, only day pubs will be closed now is Christmas day.

2018.01.27.

“Christianity is a faith of new life and of liberation”

At the Easter Vigil Mass in St Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin regrets that many have experienced Christianity as a “faith of prohibitions”.

2017.04.16.

Happy Easter Eggs with a gospel story

This very special Easter egg puts Jesus back at the heart of Easter.

2017.03.01.

Refuse to settle for mediocrity Pope urges in Lenten message

“For those corrupted by love of riches, nothing exists beyond their own ego. Those around them do not come into their line of sight.”

2017.02.08.

Message of hope needs to be heard more than ever

In his Easter homily, the Primate of All Ireland reminds the faithful - “We are the Easter people and Alleluia is our song." Tá Críost éirithe! Go deimhin, tá sé éirithe!

2016.03.27.

Happy Easter Egg: putting Jesus back into Easter

"It is wonderful because it explains the real meaning of Easter for everyone" - former President of the Methodist Church in Ireland, Rev Dr Heather Morris.

2016.02.27.

Boring long sermons? Tell the priest!

Homiletic directory gives guidelines for preaching but the most important thing is 'authenticity of preaching' says Director of Priory Institute, Fr John Littleton.

2015.07.03.

Pope prays for Syria and Kenya in Urbi et Orbi

"May the international community not stand by before the immense humanitarian tragedy unfolding in these countries."

2015.04.06.

Bring hope to those tempted to despair: Primate

Beannachtaí na Cásca oraibh go leir.

2015.04.05.

Passion play makes its return to Ballylinan

Cast of up to 130 people to act out the Passion while over 100 people are involved in preparing sets, costumes and various production tasks.

2015.03.20.

Easter Eggs which convey real meaning of Easter

“If you walk around any main street at the moment, you might realise Easter is coming. But what would you think it was about? Chocolate and bunny rabbits ...?”

2015.03.18.

Christmas is the embodiment of hope

In their joint message, the Catholic and Church of Ireland bishops of Clogher say Christmas brings hope.

2014.12.21.

Archbishops lead Good Friday Walk of Witness

"Integrity may often leave us on our own, without allies, open to aggressive behaviour."

2014.04.19.

Millennium celebrations for Battle of Clontarf

Service at St Patrick's Cathedral Armagh to mark death of Brian Boru, High King of Ireland.

2014.04.16.

“The Church is where we learn what holiness means”

Archbishop Martin dedicates new altar in Dublin parish.

2014.04.07.

“Alcohol is our national wound” Limerick bishop warns

Many families’ lives devastated by abuse of alcohol.

2014.03.18.

Numbers for RCIA in Dublin biggest so far

64 catechumens and 9 candidates from 18 different nationalities welcomed.

2014.03.11.

Archbishop launches online calendar for Lent 2014

"Our new Lenten calendar is a resource to assist the faithful in preparing for Easter.”

2014.03.05.

Praying at Easter

127pp. The Columba Press. To purchase this book online, go to www.columba.ie THE BOOK:This very handy little book takes the gospel readings of the Season of Easter and with a prayer and reflection links the reader with the risen Jesus and allows us to become ‘ministers of the resurrection’ where we live. THE AUTHOR:Donal Neary

2011.04.19.
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