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From ashes to hashtags: how we live Lent in 2019

The season of Lent is meant to help us to clarify our Christian vision and, above all, to bring our lives into conformity with the life of Jesus Christ.

2019.04.01.

Lough Derg documentary airs on BBC NI

The film follows the story of several pilgrims arriving on Lough Derg and reflects on how the pilgrimage still manages to reach out to those seeking time out from the stresses and pressures of contemporary living.

2019.03.27.

Don’t let season of Lent pass in vain says Pope

Leave behind your selfishness and share your goods, appeals pontiff, by living three pillars of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.

2019.03.06.

Pope Francis urges fasting, prayer and almsgiving in Lenten reflection

In a strong message on care for creation, Pontiff warns that “Sin leads man to consider himself the god of creation, to see himself as its absolute master and to use it, not for the purpose willed by the Creator but for his own interests.”

2019.02.27.

Pioneers support people giving up drink for Lent

The Movement will be bigger this century than last because of its spread abroad, Fr Bernard McGuckian SJ.

2018.02.16.

Pope blasts ‘charlatans’ who offer easy but useless solutions to suffering

The ‘24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative is a moment of grace which invites the entire Church community to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration.

2018.02.14.

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.

Prayers for persecuted Christians at Tyburn Convent

On the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, ecumenical prayer service for suffering Christians and a reflection on what can be done to help them.

2016.05.12.

Cardinal Brady appeals for prayers for peace in Syria

Primate warns "Violence offers no hope for the future."

2013.09.07.

“War, never again” pleads Pope Francis

Pontiff condemns the use of chemical weapons in Syria.

2013.09.02.
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