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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.

The right staff: a special crosier for Bishop Nulty on St Patrick’s Day

The crosier, which incorporates a strong shamrock motif, was particularly appropriate for use by a bishop on St Patrick’s Day.

2019.03.18.

Féile Bríde celebrations continue

“Education, (including self-education) is an essential dimension of transformative action, and compassion in all we do has never been more necessary. Our speakers this year embody all of these vital qualities.”

2019.02.06.

Peter McVerry Trust welcomes Housing First programme

“Working to address your issues from a stable home with the help of a highly skilled, professional multi-disciplinary team is much more successful than trying to do so from a congregated setting like emergency homeless accommodation or living rough on the streets.”

2018.09.27.

Homeless crisis increasing, says Simon Dublin

“There continues to be a surge in people who desperately need help with housing. Additional housing must be delivered at a more accelerated rate."

2018.09.26.

Carlow village to host 41 pilgrims for World Meeting of Families

"We’re hoping that the people who come will be from the one nation, and that we can embrace that nation in Rathvilly."

2018.06.30.

St Patrick’s Maynooth gets Pro-Rector for priestly formation

The appointment of Fr Tomás Surlis as Pro-Rector will help provide greater distinction between the college’s role as our national seminary and its role as a pontifical university.

2018.06.16.

Faith is not private, says Bishop Nulty at Knock

The Corpus Christi Procession is essentially a missionary movement as it winds its way along public streets and public pathways before ending for Benediction, according to Bishop Nulty.

2018.06.06.

Celebrate Water on National Holy Wells Day

Organisers of the annual National Holy Wells Day (NHWD) invite people to visit their local holy well and pray there for the protection and fair distribution of water.

2018.05.16.

St Brigid still challenges

During our pilgrimage we will be blessed by water from St. Brigid’s well, mindfully weave a St Brigid’s cross, walk in pilgrimage by candlelight and reflect on some of the legends of St. Brigid and how they can speak to us today

2018.01.31.

No going back says Bishop as Presentation nuns leave Kildare town

"The Presentation family landscape is changing but the Sisters would be the first to acknowledge the song must not stop with the Sisters; a dance must evolve out of a wake.” - Bishop Denis Nulty

2018.01.11.

Twenty-five years of St Brigid celebrations

Féile Bríde is a gathering of people who want to celebrate the coming of spring, and who want to call Brigid’s qualities into the world, to light a spark for change.

2017.01.26.

Cast of Mrs Brown’s Boys donates 2,800 dinners to SVP

Liam Casey, President of the SVP East Region, described the donation as “an imaginative yet practical way to help many families in need.”

2016.12.25.

Vocations Ireland expands training

We are refocusing our way of communicating with young people – Vocations Ireland

2016.10.20.

Bishop welcomes Indian Carmelites to Kildare

I pray the presence of the Indian Carmelite Community will bring a greater awareness of the poor: Bishop Nulty.

2016.07.18.

Homeless charities welcome rent supplement increase

Peter McVerry Trust believes the Government must still bring forward legislation to link rents to the Consumer Price Index before the year end.

2016.06.29.

Brigid’s Way split into weekend walks

The full pilgrimage experience will be offered in separate two-day sections between June and September in order to facilitate those unable to do the nine days in one go.

2016.05.31.

Brigid’s Way walk for National Heritage week

“We will walk one of the nine stages of Brigid’s Way but in reverse” - Karen Ward.

2015.08.26.

Brigid’s Way pilgrimage returns

The third St Brigid’s Way walking pilgrimage sets off on 27 June from Brigid’s Well in Faughart Co Louth and nine days later ends at Brigid’s monastic city of Kildare.

2015.06.11.

St Brigid’s Way joins National Pilgrim Paths

The Brigid’s Way Celtic Pilgrimage takes nine days and charts St Brigid’s journey from her birthplace and shrine in Faughart Co Louth to her Abbey, healing and garden wells in Kildare.

2015.03.20.

Sr Stan and St Brigid in top 100 Irish women poll

32-page Irish Independent supplement on the women who have helped shape the country.

2014.09.18.

Carer of the year finds happiness in love

83-year-old widower marries carer who helped him look after two disabled sons.

2014.05.05.

New world record set on making of St Brigid’s crosses

Hundreds gathered in Kildare to set world record.

2013.09.27.

Volunteers sought for world record attempt

Brigidine Sisters aim to set record for largest number of people making St Brigid's crosses.

2013.08.06.
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