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Bishop Farrell of Ossory to establish 13 pastoral areas

These groupings will permit our individual parishes to become stronger, more alive, and be in a position to offer an even greater level of service in their communities – Bishop Farrell.

2019.11.15.

Obstetrician says doctors should have the right to not participate in abortions

“It’s not health care, and no amount of spin can make it health care.”

2019.07.06.

SVP to hold 175th anniverary gathering in Dublin Convention Centre next Saturday

“Even though times have changed fundamentally since then, the core need still continues to be much the same.”

2019.04.06.

“We must confront the truth, confront our own failures”

Bishop Dermot Farrell of Ossory acknowledges that speaking of the sexual abuse perpetrated by some members of the clergy is painful and unpleasant.

2019.02.26.

Tributes paid to the late Bishop Laurence Forristal of Ossory

Funeral of the 87-year-old Bishop Emeritus who died on Wednesday will take place on Saturday at St Mary’s Cathedral.

2018.10.12.

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.

Former Taoiseach John Bruton pays tribute to Bishop Farrell

“He takes a huge interest in people and their lives, particularly when they face difficult times, such as bereavement.”

2018.03.13.

Mill Hill Fathers to leave Kilkenny

“We appreciate that a Religious Order has to look at its resources of personnel from time to time – the age profile of the members and the shortage of Vocations – and to try to continue to be faithful to the charism of the Order in the prevailing circumstances.”

2017.07.14.

South Kilkenny parish to celebrate second ordination in two years

Speaking about how his vocation grew, Liam O’Donovan, who will be ordained today, said “I began to pray; it surprised me what was inside me. Prayer gave me a sense of purpose and I realised that God has a sense of purpose for me.”

2017.06.17.

Irish Capuchins welcome four new novices

“A very proud moment for our two provinces of Ireland and Great Britain and Vice Province of South Africa and for the Order as a whole – truly a sign of God’s blessings upon us.”

2016.09.06.

Catholic priest to serve on CofI Cathedral Chapter

For the first time in the history of St Anne’s a Roman Catholic Priest will serve on the Cathedral Chapter.

2016.07.29.

Ossory appoints theologian to communications role

Fr Dermot Ryan is director of adult faith development in the diocese as well as chairperson of the Ossory council of priests.

2016.01.31.

Major capital funding announcement for schools

Bishops of Elphin and Ossory welcome Minister of Education and Skills’ new capital investment programme for schools 2016 to 2021.

2015.11.18.

Plans underway to twin Kilkenny cathedrals

There are many people whose ancestors are from Kilkenny in Ireland buried in the graveyard of St Paul’s Cathedral in Kilkenny, Minnesota.

2015.10.09.

Cardinal Murphy O’Connor to address Light of Hope

Former Archbishop of Westminster to speak on ‘Pope Francis: Witness to Mercy’ at Kilkenny faith event.

2015.10.04.

Tributes paid to hurling’s Mgr Tommy Maher

“As a tactician he was brilliant in analysing the opposition and devising strategies to overcome them - a very inspirational figure.”

2015.03.29.

Bishop Freeman reveals he is recovering from a stroke

Leader of the Church in Ossory expected to make a full recovery.

2013.11.18.
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