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Justice system benefits from the presence of Christians on juries

“We owe cooperation to our justice system and there exists a distinct, defensible duty to obey the law.”

2019.05.04.

We cannot relent on safeguarding – Bishop Leahy

“Failure to recognise and respond appropriately to the complex issues which abuse presents has, at times, compounded the profound and harmful impact on the lives of many young and vulnerable persons.”

2018.01.16.

Bedford Row Family Project launched in Limerick

A revolutionary educational report which supports education for prisoners, former prisoners and their families, was launched at Mary Immaculate College in Limerick City this week.

2017.10.28.

Legacy of Limerick bishop to be celebrated at special conference

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.

2017.08.12.

Schönborn: Church must listen to couples in a way it hasn’t before

“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.

2017.07.12.

Australian appointment for leading Irish theologian

Fr Eamonn Conway said that it was “a privilege to be the first Irish scholar to be honoured in this way given the strong Irish associations with Western Australia.”

2017.07.02.

Cardinal Schönborn to address family conference in Limerick

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.

2017.06.25.

New book highlights Nano Nagle’s contribution to social justice

“From the poverty-stricken and colonial context of 18th century Ireland, Nano Nagle lit a flame for freedom through education, leaving us a legacy that continues to grow and expand into the complex world of the 21st century.”

2017.06.13.

Deletion of Rule 68 may result in monolithic-type state education

CPSMA AGM told that deletion of Rule 68 “may have unwittingly edged us closer to a situation whereby the State is no longer providing for education through a plurality of providers, but is itself providing a monolithic-type state education”.

2017.03.07.

Bishop of Limerick and Fianna Fáil leader pay tribute to former Mary Immaculate Registrar

“Tony Bromell will always have a special place in the history of Mary Immaculate College” – Bishop Brendan Leahy.

2017.01.08.

Mary Immaculate College praises contribution of St Patrick’s College to teacher education

Professor Eugene Wall (MIC) told graduates that the education they have received at St Patrick’s has prepared them to meet the challenges they will face in a world of economic and social insecurity.

2016.10.30.

Mary Immaculate College unveils plans for new library

The country’s largest Catholic college is set to build a new library and learning resource centre to accommodate its increasing student numbers, set to reach 5,000 by 2020.

2016.08.28.

Augustinians to run Ostia programme in Limerick city

The programme will help students make the bridge from secondary school to university.

2016.08.14.

New Mexico students take part in Mary I programme

Students served dinners in Mallow St Gospel Hall, worked on the garden at Our Lady of Lourdes crèche, cared for animals at Limerick Animal Welfare and helped the Franciscan Friars in Moyross.

2016.07.25.

New book on ‘Lough Derg, Island of Quiet Miracles’

Book aims to open up Lough Derg to a new generation of pilgrims and rekindle its importance for people who have been many times.

2016.05.31.

Education offers opportunity for self improvement

President of Mary Immaculate College extols the merits of second chance education.

2016.05.21.

Mary Immaculate College wins €5.4m HEA contract

Programme will see an additional 3,600 students added to the already expanding population at MIC, with anticipated student numbers of 7,000 by the year 2020.

2016.04.17.

Impressive lineup for Newbridge Parish Novena

Bishop Denis Nulty of Kildare and Leighlin will open the Novena tonight and will preach a homily on ‘Lord, Have Mercy’.

2016.04.11.

Pope Francis sends blessing to Limerick Synod

“Save for Pope John Paul II’s visit to Limerick in 1979, this is probably the most important moment for the Church in this diocese since the last Synod, all of 80 years ago.”

2016.04.05.

Over 100 proposals submitted to Limerick Synod

Final gathering taking place this weekend to work out a format for the event and group the proposals under the six agreed themes.

2016.03.13.

‘Catholics shouldn’t apologise for their faith’

Tyrone Gaelic football manager, Mickey Harte, asks “Why should we not be as proud of our Catholic faith as we are of our club colours?”

2016.03.06.

Conference to look at how sport can build faith

“Throughout competitions I recited decades of the rosary praying as I competed. I drew on my faith to empower performance” - Gerard Hartmann.

2016.02.16.

Bishop of Limerick launches new book on mercy

'The Message of Mercy' urges readers to question their understanding of mercy towards themselves & others and foster a deeper relationship with God.

2016.01.24.

Kerry diocesan pastoral plan (2016-2020) launched

“There are great challenges ahead. We have great gifts and strengths as we face them. Appreciate the strength of your parish and the whole diocesan family."

2015.11.25.

CPMSA and Bishops’ Council back NCCA consultation

Some concerns that new programme will "adversely affect religious instruction and a faith-based school’s characteristic spirit.”

2015.11.05.

Irish theologian & journalist present book to Pope

Companion and Study Guide to the Encyclical Laudato Si is now on its second print run.

2015.10.19.

Churches shouldn’t rush to abandon their schools

Secularist approach to the study of faiths in new programme 'Education about Religions and Beliefs & Ethics' may even be imposed on faith-based schools.

2015.10.17.

Catholic colleges in Limerick & Thurles to merge

Incorporation of St Patrick's College by Mary Immaculate College will establish one of the biggest teacher-training colleges outside Dublin.

2015.09.15.

Former hurler to be ordained to the priesthood

Four men to be ordained this weekend for the dioceses of Armagh, Cashel & Emly and Clogher.

2015.07.03.

Religious orders’ contribution to Limerick honoured

“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.

2015.06.18.
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