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Research highlights need for vigilance against child trafficking into Ireland

“We, at MECPATHS, remain fixed in our efforts to reach out to hotels, to reach out to offer supported learning to hoteliers and the hotel industry to make a difference” – JP O’Sullivan.

2018.09.13.

New booklet reflects on the meaning of mercy

We are challenged to become Missionaries of Mercy and Ambassadors of Reconciliation

2017.11.27.

Papal Nuncio’s crest inspired by Irish missionary bishop

A special liturgical reception was hosted at St Mary’s Pro Cathedral in Dublin to formally welcome 60-year-old Nigerian, Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, the first African priest to hold the Church’s most senior diplomatic role in the State.

2017.11.14.

Archbishop tells ‘Jesus was stupid’ story at House of Mercy anniversary Mass

The characteristic of mercy is to witness to Jesus whose love has always been superabundant and gratuitous, says Archbishop of Dublin

2017.10.01.

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.

Ireland and the world need miracles of mercy

Help me, O Lord, that my ears may be merciful, so that I may give heed to my neighbours’ needs and not be indifferent to their pains and moanings.

2017.04.24.

Radical reappraisal of what parishes might look like is needed: Bishop

At the annual Chrism Mass, Dr Nulty said he was “acutely aware of the ... strains that exist ... where the age profile of the priesthood continues to rise, and where sometimes even to organise relief cover is next to impossible”.

2017.04.12.

Pope describes Lent as a time to open our hearts to the breath of God

The breath of God’s life “saves us from this asphyxia that dampens our faith, cools our charity, and strangles every hope”.

2017.03.03.

“Christmas is a time for family life”: Cardinal Farrell

Prefect of the Vatican’s new Dicastery for Laity, Family and Life has said he believes Pope Francis’ visit to Ireland will change some of the negativity here towards the Catholic Church.

2016.12.28.

‘Sinfulness is failure to love and failure to be merciful’

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin warns representatives of the legal establishment: “A political or judicial system which betrays or undervalues the equality and the dignity of all, betrays its calling and betrays humanity.”

2016.10.04.

Sr Consilio & Éamonn Meehan receive St Patrick medal for mercy

Archbishop Eamon Martin said he had been told about people of all ages who are reaching out in love and charity to the poor and needy, to the sick and elderly, to the anxious and the troubled.

2016.09.25.

Killaloe’s bishop elect meets Pope ahead of episcopal ordination

Audience came at the end of formation course for new bishops organised by the Congregation for Bishops and the Congregation for the Oriental Churches.

2016.09.21.

Cavan footballer to speak at Mary Untier of Knots novena

Alan O’Mara, author of ‘The Best is Yet to Come: A Memoir about Football & Finding a Way through the Dark’, will speak about his own mental health experiences.

2016.09.20.

Eight full airplanes ferry 2,000 Dublin pilgrims to Lourdes

"In Lourdes we learn that happiness can well be found in those who have little to offer in worldly terms.”

2016.09.08.

‘Don’t be discouraged: proclaim hope’ Pope urges WYD pilgrims

Panama City to host next World Youth Day gathering in 2019 - Pope Francis tells over one million young pilgrims that he is not sure if he will be there but that Peter certainly will.

2016.08.01.

Bishop Nulty welcomes Irish pilgrims to Krakow

"A pilgrim and a tourist may follow the same itinerary, but the pilgrim is on a sacred journey in which God is encountered through people, places and situations.”

2016.07.29.

Dublin and Limerick pilgrims depart for World Youth Day

"For these young people this is an adventure but there is also obviously a real commitment – they could be going elsewhere but they have decided to give one week to this.”

2016.07.26.

Focolare gathering to focus on mercy in politics & climate justice

In the current climate of mistrust, Focolare's message of dialogue and unity has a vital role to play in forging "bonds of understanding" between people says Focolare Co-director.

2016.06.23.

Thousands expected to attend Limerick novena

A Holy Door of Mercy will be opened in Mount St Alphonsus for the nine days of the Novena.

2016.06.13.

Visit of the relics of St Anthony begins in Cahir today

“Everywhere we go we want people to have a special moment with him. When I watch people praying in front of the Saint’s relics I can see that something is happening to them; some are crying, others look so relieved.”

2016.06.09.

Bishop of Elphin critical of beliefs around Limbo

“Looking back on it now, such an idea doesn’t take into account the mercy of God who created these children in his own image.”

2016.05.23.

Relics of St Anthony return to Ireland

Outpouring of devotion by thousands of devotees expected in Cahir, Killarney, Knock, Sligo, Dublin, Longford, Derry and Armagh.

2016.05.17.

Nuncio welcomes hundreds of pilgrims to Lough Derg

"Let it not be said of us that we were stingy or miserly in showing mercy to others in this Year of Mercy."

2016.05.07.

Social networks can lead to polarisation & division

"Mercy can help mitigate life’s troubles and offer warmth to those who have known only the coldness of judgement."

2016.05.04.

We often judge people in black & white: Archbishop

“Pope Francis doesn't set out to change the teaching of Jesus or say that in life’s choices anything goes; yet he constantly reaches out to those who find that teaching hard.”

2016.05.02.

Pope hears 16 teens’ confessions in St Peter’s Square

“Don’t just prepare your rucksacks and your banners – but your hearts and minds as well”.

2016.04.24.

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 opens his fourth year with message of mercy

“We need to be aware of our sins and have the courage to drop the stones that we aim at others and think about the wrong we do”.

2016.03.14.

George Hook among speakers at 2016 novena

The theme for this year’s Solemn Novena of Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Graigcullen parish is ‘Exploring God’s Mercy'.

2016.03.06.

Holy Door is a symbol of welcome: Bishop Duffy

“I encourage priests and parish pastoral councils to provide opportunities for people to participate in the Year of Mercy.”

2016.02.20.
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