In 1940s and 1950s, Governments would not have been in a position to organise social services without support of the volunteer religious orders,
Pilgrims invited to Music Ministry Together weekend to learn music, get to know each other, and gain a deeper understanding of music in the liturgy of the Church.
Drink is at the root of "vast majority of incidents". The entertainment & hospitality industries & stakeholders on the streets "need to address drink issues together".
Bishop Paul McAleenan studied in St Patrick's College, Thurles. Prior to his episcopal ordination, he was a priest of the Diocese of Westminster for over 40 years.
“It is possible to create safe spaces for those who think alike and who may come to feel that because they are like-minded they have discovered to right way.”
“We in Ireland are not at all used to the humility demanded by the fact that we might have something to receive," IMU president Sr Kathleen McGarvey OLA.
Irish Church may “look at the way we do marriage preparation and to what extent our families are involved in preparing new families for marriage” - Primate.
Archbishop Neary expresses his disappointment. "I'm not aware that it has ever been cancelled before and I have been climbing this mountain since I was a young lad many, many years ago."
Returned lay missionaries have much to offer Church and society in Ireland says newly appointed leader of Lay Mission Union of Ireland.
"Parents and grandparents today need our ongoing support and challenge to live up to the promises they undertake on behalf of their children” - Bishop Treanor.