“Even as a student, his special talents were clearly in evidence whether performing with distinction in the school opera or simply keeping his friends continually entertained."
Jubilee pilgrimage will begin in Limerick on the evening of 4 April 2016 and the icon will then travel to every cathedral in the Irish Church's 26 dioceses.
Visiting US lecturer describes his time working with shelter: "My time with the men at the shelter made me reflect on the many ways in which I have been blessed in my life and my own shortcomings in passing those blessings onto others."
“I hope and pray that those who have been so suddenly bereaved have felt something of God’s gentle touch in the support, sympathy and solidarity of a nation."
“It was very moving to hear the councilors speak from the heart of their own personal stories of indebtedness to orders and congregations” - Bishop Brendan Leahy.
Fr Vincent Kavanagh CSsR built up the Annual Novena to Our Lady to the point where more 10,000 people a day were attending Limerick’s ‘festival of faith’ over seven days.
“I have been constantly told by people working in the Vatican that they can’t say no to women deacons, they just don’t want to say yes" - Dr Phyllis Zagano.
“Church renewal is coming primarily through an emphasis on collegiality and the restoration of the synodal process to what it was intended to be in Vatican II" - Austen Ivereigh.