“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.
“Migrants are our brothers and sisters in search of a better life, far away from poverty, hunger and exploitation, much like our forefathers at the time of the famine."
“Pope Francis doesn't set out to change the teaching of Jesus or say that in life’s choices anything goes; yet he constantly reaches out to those who find that teaching hard.”
“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.”
Bishop Denis Brennan of Ferns issues pastoral letter for Year of Mercy which will be distributed in parishes across the diocese this coming weekend.
Pope Francis message marking 49th World Day of Peace, calls people to overcome indifference and win peace. "God is not indifferent" - neither should we be.
A ‘Mercy’ Christmas challenges us to ask whether we have done enough to make peace, to help relieve poverty, hunger, homelessness and the plight of refugees.
On Sunday 13 December, Sr Mary Reynolds RSM will open the door of 64A Lower Baggot Street in Dublin - the first House of Mercy founded by Venerable Catherine McAuley.
“To pass through the Holy Door means to rediscover the infinite mercy of the Father who welcomes everyone and goes out personally to encounter each of them."
"The Christian, even in really difficult situations, can never give into hopelessness, nor can the Christian give in to judgmentalism towards others."
Irish faithful urged to imitate St Patrick and the great Irish missionary endeavours of past centuries and become 'missionaries of mercy' for today's world.