"This Liturgy for the Opening of the School Year has been written with the restrictions around Covid19 in mind," says Derry Diocesan Liturgical Centre.
"With debatable pastoral motives, here resurfaces the ancient temptation to substitute for the formula handed down by Tradition other texts judged more suitable," CDF.
“Normally you would have had graduation ceremonies and Masses, and I know how much you miss not having those important moments in your school life. This has been an extraordinary year and a particularly extraordinary couple of months,” said Bishop Denis Nulty.
“You are the musical animators of the whole congregation. Don’t take its place, depriving the people of God of the chance to sing with you.”
Archbishop Martin pays tribute to Maynooth professor’s life of dedicated “service to the Church and to the beauty and dignity of music in the liturgy”.
Religious art suitable for display in the family home features in the WMOF2018 exhibition organised by the Committee for Sacred Art and Architecture of the Irish Bishops’ Conference.
Seventy green vestments, twelve gold and twelve red vestments, and thousands of green chasubles will be a gift to the Irish Church for use in major celebrations in years to come.
Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin served under Cardinal Desmond Connell and Archbishop Diarmuid Martin between 1994 and his retirement in 2009.
More than 100 singers and musicians from around the country are attending the summer school, which runs from Wednesday 27th June to Saturday 30th June.
46-year-old Fr Brendan Coffey is the sixth Abbot of the Benedictine monastic community and succeeds Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman.
49-year-old Fr Fintan Monahan will be installed as bishop at the Cathedral of Ss Peter and Paul in Ennis on Sunday 25 September.
Health concerns cause Bishop Martin Drennan and Bishop Seamus Freeman to retire early.
Sunday’s ordinations will bring to four the number of new priests ordained for Clogher in the past three years.
Up to 200 choristers and musicians attend summer school in Maynooth to hone their musical skills and realise they are 'not alone'.
Priests and bishops need to put more resources into choirs and music, says Ian Callanan of Music Ministry Together.
An Leabhar Aifrinn will be published by Veritas later this year and has been hailed by Bishop Martin Drennan, chair of the bishops' Council for Liturgy.
CofI Archbishop of Dublin and senior clergy “very happy” with the outcome of negotiations over Easter ceremonies in Dublin's cathedrals.
Some 15,000 people from about 90 countries, and at least 1 million Filipinos, are expected to participate in the event from 24-31 January.
Thirty-nine-year-old Co Offaly native Rev Noel Weir will be ordained to the priesthood next Sunday by Bishop Michael Smith of Meath.
10th annual ecumenical journey organised by the Dublin Council of Churches combines liturgy and pilgrimage.
Bishop MacDaid to preside at special Vespers liturgy to honour the witness of religious who have consecrated themselves to a life of prayer and witness.
"We remember in our prayers those who have had to flee from their homelands that they may find peace through the welcome of believers in Jesus Christ."
"We are going to have less and less priests in Ireland over the coming years and we will be forced to think outside mass for liturgy. We therefore need to get young people more involved in the church outside of the formal structure of the mass and one of the ways to do this is through music," says international sacred music composer.
No vote was "a principled vote. People, I hope, will respect that” - Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross' religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.
“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.
6.30am celebration includes the lighting and blessing of the Paschal fire, the blessing and sprinkling of Easter water, and the renewal of baptismal vows.
Sacred music composer and singer calls for resources to be put into contemporary Christian music.
Church has yet to discover fully the place of the diaconate within it: Archbishop Martin.
Massive €30m five-year restoration project to be completed on time.