Bishop Leahy pays tribute to the Limerick COVID-19 Community Response which is ensuring that the daily needs of the elderly, unwell or those with a confirmed diagnosis or those isolating on suspicion of having COVID-19 are met.
Archbishop Eamon Martin supports Bishop Phonsie Cullinan’s initiative which aims to encourage people to care for one other "at this difficult time.”
Bishop Leahy says that by focusing on Lent in terms of ecological conversion, we are taking steps that benefit not just ourselves and society but we are building up our community for the future.
Trail could incorporate an “incredible collection of religious sites” from Kilmallock to Askeaton, Killeedy, Adare and Limerick city itself.
Rector and parish administrator of St Joseph’s in Dundalk, Fr Noel Kehoe CSsR, described the new initiative as “an exciting new tool in our mission to preach plentiful redemption.”
It is imperative for all to stand together with other Christians to speak against youth violence, support victims and help to find solutions to rebuild trust on our streets, in our parks, neighbourhoods and communities, says Cardinal Nichols.
In Limerick address, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin questions the lack of progress in developing a new covenant between Church and State and also calls for “a radical new look at the formation of future priests”.
“Children often find it difficult to express their feelings through language so by providing them with clay and paint, sand and crayons, we allow them to choose their own form of expression” – Sr Helen Culhane of the Children’s Grief Centre.
“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.”
New sculpture marks Polish Pontiff's final Mass in Ireland at Limerick Racecourse 39 years ago, which was attended by 400,000 people, the largest ever gathering of people for any event in Limerick.
There are trends to secularisation all over the western world and Ireland is no different. It’s a serious challenge and problem in society but we need to be able to answer the call to meet that challenge head on.
On 13th October 2017, Limerick Diocesan Archives and the Department of History, Mary Immaculate College, will host a one-day conference to assess the legacy of Bishop Edward Thomas O’Dwyer of Limerick, on the centenary of his death.
Fr Ahern embodies the spirit of the expression ‘lán de cheol’/‘full of music’ literally and metaphorically, says Professor Pádraig Ó Macháin, UCC.
Pope's close advisor tells ‘Let’s Talk Family: Let’s Be Family’ conference in Limerick that “Family is and will remain forever the basis of every society."
“Having Cardinal Schönborn present [at Limerick conference] will be an opportunity to get the deepest insight yet in Ireland into the Pope’s new and more merciful direction on the family” – Jessie Rogers.
There has been controversy about Amoris Laetitia. Some hardliners argue it has gone too far. Others say it hasn’t gone far enough. Some say it is ambiguous – Fr Éamonn Fitzgibbon, MIC.
“He fulfilled everything possible that could be expected of one man or woman’s calling. A beautiful characteristic also was that, by all accounts, he was extremely modest, never seeking attention for, or boasting about, his very considerable achievements.”