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Glenstal rings bells for feast day

The bells, named Benedict, Scholastica, Joseph and Columba, were decorated and ready to be blessed before Mass on Wednesday, St Benedict’s Day.

2018.07.12.

A blessed and busy year for Church Support Group and CatholicIreland.Net

The number of parishes using Church Services TV to broadcast live Mass increased by almost a third during 2017.

2018.01.07.

Glenstal Abbey elects new abbot

46-year-old Fr Brendan Coffey is the sixth Abbot of the Benedictine monastic community and succeeds Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman.

2016.08.15.

Ballintubber Abbey celebrates 800 years

A special Mass commemorating the Abbey's 800-year history has been commissioned from composer Fr Liam Lawton as part of the octocentenary celebrations.

2016.01.10.

Glenstal may close to public over insurance claims

High number of personal injury claims against Benedictine monastery and rising insurance costs may force drastic action.

2015.07.31.

Catholic education the subject of media caricatures

Glenstal Abbot warns that “The Catholic Church, for the pantomime which the press is keen to promote, is the Wicked Stepmother of every fairy tale."

2015.02.10.

Abbot of Glenstal to address Le Chéile conference

Dom Mark Patrick Hederman to outline “a vision of what education should be”.

2015.01.30.

NBSCCCI highly critical of Divine Word Missionaries

Reviews praise progress made in dioceses of Cloyne, Dublin, Killaloe and Meath.

2014.05.13.

Meaningful Easter Eggs and heavenly chocolates

The Real Easter Egg, having been an “eggs”traordinary success in the UK, is now available in Ireland.

2014.03.05.

Irish theologian publishes book on Ratzinger’s theology

"The female line idea offers a basis for dialogue with feminist theology.”

2014.01.10.

Conference to highlight value of older Religious

Retired and semi-retired Religious have given “tremendous service to society and the Church.”

2013.10.24.
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