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Priestly ordinations in Roscrea and Diocese of Clogher

Dom Malachy Thompson was ordained a Cistercian priest on Pentecost Sunday, while on Sunday 30 June Bishop Larry Duffy will ordain Deacon Kevin Connolly for Clogher diocese.

2019.06.12.

90-year-old Clogher priest marks 65th anniversary of his ordination

Monsignor Gerard McSorley was ordained on 13 May 1954 in Rome and is now the Diocese of Clogher’s longest-serving priest.

2019.05.29.

Bishop Larry Duffy answers ‘call within a call’ in Monaghan Cathedral consecration

“Imagine if everyone could find their unique ‘call within a call’; say their personal ‘Here I am, Lord’ and become part of the new evangelisation in Ireland!”

2019.02.11.

New Bishop of Clogher chooses “God is love” as his motto

"I am Larry Duffy – a human being; I enjoy people; I love the Church and I try to follow Christ – poorly at times. I am a sinner like the rest – that is the package.”

2019.02.10.

Homeless crisis increasing, says Simon Dublin

“There continues to be a surge in people who desperately need help with housing. Additional housing must be delivered at a more accelerated rate."

2018.09.26.

New priests for Dublin and Clogher

Fr Robert Smyth was ordained on Friday for the Archdiocese of Dublin and Rev Seán Mulligan will be ordained today for the Diocese of Clogher.

2018.07.01.

Remarkable Ministry of Co. Tyrone-born Archbishop of New York remembered

Born in Co. Tyrone to a poor farming family on 24 June 1797, John Joseph Hughes grew up to become the leading cleric of his day in the United States.

2017.06.25.

St Joseph’s Church in Carrickmacross marks 150th anniversary

St Joseph’s church was dedicated to the service of God on Sunday 22 April 1866 by the then Bishop of Clogher, James Donnelly.

2016.08.07.

Three men ordained to the priesthood over the weekend

Describing prayer as the wellspring of all Christian life, Bishop Kelly said this was the example Jesus showed and priests' whole being and every utterance must be founded on prayer.

2016.07.25.

Clogher diocese set to ordain two new priests

Sunday’s ordinations will bring to four the number of new priests ordained for Clogher in the past three years.

2016.07.22.

200 young adults from Clogher to lead summer pilgrimages

“In keeping with the message of St Pope John Paul II, these young people are answering the call of Jesus to be the hope for the future.”

2016.06.30.

Clogher diocese to reflect on past 100 years

Youth ministry team, Clogher don Óige, is marking the decade of centenaries by taking a reflective look back at the past one hundred years through film, music and dance.

2016.03.31.

Diocese of Clogher marks Year of Consecrated Life

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.

2015.11.08.
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