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Four new deacons for Dublin

"The ministry of a deacon is a ministry of personal integrity." – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.

2018.06.04.

Knock Eucharistic Adoration pilgrimage will pray for Right to Life campaign

We will gather in Knock to pray to our heavenly Mother for future mothers and their unborn children in our country, says chief celebrant Bishop Alphonsus Cullinan.

2018.04.28.

Reek Sunday – part of a faith that is a living reality

The lessons we learn on this mountain need to be rooted in our everyday routine: great and unselfish teamwork when the person who finds the going tough is granted a helping hand; when the one who stumbles and falls is set on their feet again; when the climber who is confused is welcomed back.

2017.07.30.

Claims of a new ban on gluten-free communion breads are half-baked

The bread must be only wheat and recently made so there is no danger of spoiling – 1983 Code of Canon Law.

2017.07.10.

Corpus Christi processions are about hope, blessings and communion

We bring the presence of Jesus on to our streets to bring hope, to be a blessing and to build up communion: communion with Jesus Christ, a communion that then binds us together to build wider communion and community.

2017.06.19.

Archbishop Martin to ordain three deacons in Rome today

Two deacons will serve as priests in the archdiocese of Dublin while the third will serve in the diocese of Clogher.

2017.04.18.

“We come to bid our farewell in this earthly life to Cardinal Desmond Connell”

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin was joined by most of the Irish hierarchy and the Papal Nuncio for the funeral Mass of the late Dr Connell at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin.

2017.02.25.

Bishop Walsh pays tribute to Cardinal Connell’s “passion and courage”

Expressing his condolences, Pope Francis recalled the late Archbishop of Dublin’s many contributions to the Church in Ireland, especially in the area of philosophical studies.

2017.02.24.

A footnote in history – has Pope Francis gone too far?

The Eucharist is not a prize for the perfect, but a powerful medicine and nourishment for the weak – Pope Francis.

2016.11.21.

Vatican watcher Marco Politi to discuss Pope Francis in TCD talk

The author of ‘Pope Francis Among the Wolves: The Inside Story of a Revolution’, said the wolves in the title of his book refer to conservatives who don’t want change.

2016.10.18.

‘Conflict and injustice have taken a toll on Jerusalem’

“No individual, family, community or nation is exempt from the duty to live in justice and to work for peace” Archbishop Eamon Martin tells Bishop William Hanna Shomali of the Latin Patriarchate of Jerusalem.

2016.09.16.

CofI Archbishop recalls murder of Fr Jacques Hamel

“In a multi–cultural world, people will not stop witnessing to their faith, however irritating and embarrassing they might be" - Archbishop Michael Jackson.

2016.09.12.

1,200 young people for Youth2000 faith festival in Roscrea

“We have regional meetings throughout the year and (this year) all past records have been broken in terms of numbers, which have just been huge."

2016.07.06.

200 young adults from Clogher to lead summer pilgrimages

“In keeping with the message of St Pope John Paul II, these young people are answering the call of Jesus to be the hope for the future.”

2016.06.30.

Rathdowney set for Festival of Faith

John McAreavey and Joanne O’Riordan to share their stories and talk about how faith has played a part in their lives and helped them overcome adversity.

2016.06.23.

St Anthony is an ‘Apostle of charity’ – Archbishop Neary

Thousands of devotees in Knock told, “Wherever he went, crowds flocked to him. Hardened criminals and heretics alike were converted by him.”

2016.06.12.

8 permanent deacons to be ordained for Dublin

First ever meeting of permanent deacons, candidates for the permanent diaconate and their wives from all around Ireland.

2016.06.04.

Holy Door is a symbol of welcome: Bishop Duffy

“I encourage priests and parish pastoral councils to provide opportunities for people to participate in the Year of Mercy.”

2016.02.20.

Irish pilgrims prepare for Cebu Eucharistic Congress

Archbishop of Dublin celebrates Mass today with 26 Irish pilgrims from 11 dioceses who will attend 51st International Eucharistic Congress from 24 – 31 January 2016.

2016.01.09.

Daily love of spouses is foundation of holiness

Archbishop says Pope strongly criticised those in the Church who judge with superiority and superficiality difficult cases and wounded families.

2015.11.02.

Catholics & Lutherans issue declaration on full unity

Unique ecumenical document - ‘Declaration on the Way: Church, Ministry and Eucharist’ - marks a pathway towards greater visible unity between two Churches.

2015.11.02.

Knock Eucharistic Congress aims to build on IEC2012

The pastoral care of marriage and the family will be the key focus of the national congress this weekend.

2015.09.23.

ACI support introduction of married priests

Support for Bishop O’Reilly's suggestion that the bishops set up a commission to study the possibility of ordaining married men & appointing female deacons.

2015.09.10.

California bishop presides at Mass for Irish students

“Jesus has compassion on those who mourn because the death of a loved one is never without pain for families. This is especially true of parents who lose a child": Pope

2015.06.18.

Global Rosary Relay for Priests to set new record

Starting with a shrine in Siberia, 84 Marian shrines all the over the world will host thousands of people reciting relays of the rosary over a 24-hour period.

2015.06.11.

Lough Derg season opens

Up to 15,000 pilgrims visit Lough Derg every year (mainly from May to September) and this has been steady for the last number of years.

2015.04.29.

Knock miracle cure let’s people know ‘God is there’

Marion Carroll was cured of her multiple sclerosis by the 'living Christ in the Eucharist'.

2015.03.14.

End ‘globalisation of indifference’ Pope appeals

Lenten message calls believers to a new conversion - to believe in and live the communion of saints, to reach out to the poor and those 'far away'.

2015.02.20.

Christian unity shouldn’t be “for one week only”

Chairperson of the Dublin Council of Churches urges members and patrons not to return unchanged to their various Christian communities.

2015.01.20.

Pope Francis canonises Sri Lanka’s first saint

St Vaz Pope Francis said, “shows us the importance of transcending religious divisions in the service of peace."

2015.01.15.
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