There are now very serious concerns about the consequences to the viability of Bord na Móna as an iconic Irish company, says Bishop Francis Duffy
Bishop Fintan Monahan has welcomed plans to restore Croagh Patrick’s pilgrim pathway to protect it against further erosion and ensure climbers are safe as they approach the summit.
The assembly is seen an important part of ongoing planning and discernment for the future. Its purpose is to discern a way forward with the people and parishes so that they can effectively meet the challenges facing the diocese in the near future.
Fr Ignatius McCormack, who is also vocations director for the Killaloe diocese as well as administrator of Quin parish, said he was delighted with his new appointment.
Audience came at the end of formation course for new bishops organised by the Congregation for Bishops and the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.