“We will not heal those whose lives have drifted from Jesus Christ by throwing books of dogma at them," warns Archbishop Martin.
One of the particular themes Pope Francis stresses is that the call to be Christians begins on the periphery.
Dean Sammy Crooks, who died in a road accident in 1986, staged his first Christmas sit-out for charities in 1976, establishing a tradition continued by all his successors.
Ordination of Fr Marius O'Reilly on Sunday is the second for the diocese this year.
Order was established in Co Meath in 2009 and is seeking funding to allow it to cater for new recruits.
Nine students currently studying for the priesthood in the diocese - one of the highest number in the country.
Ceasefires and decommissioning in people's hearts needed Bishop Donal McKeown warns.
Fr Matthew Martinez OP, a native of Trinidad in the Caribbean, ordained on Saturday in his native parish of St Finbar, Port-of-Spain.
Fr David Casey's ordination will be the last for the next five or six years.
After this month's ordination Limerick will wait five or six years more for another ordination.
"The priest is called to nourish the faith of God’s people, but the faith of God’s people also nourishes the priest."
Cistercians celebrate first ordination since 2006 as monk ordained by Bishop William Lee.
Fr Dominic McGrattan ordained by Bishop Treanor in Portaferry and Fr Stephen Gorman ordained by Bishop Boyce in Letterkenny.
Church has yet to discover fully the place of the diaconate within it: Archbishop Martin.
Archbishop of Tuam plays down Association of Catholic Priests’ claims over vocations crisis.
Irish seminarians to serve at Pentecost Papal Mass in Rome.
Marketing consultant and music graduate to be ordained to the priesthood in the next year.
Bishops Crean and Fleming to preside in Cobh and Ballina.
Bishop McAreavey ordains Diocese of Dromore’s first two Permanent Deacons.
Cardinal Brady to lead ceremonies at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Athlone.
Historic moment for diocese as two married men prepare for ordination.
New priest will serve in the Diocese of Derry.
Resurgence in vocations sees six men studying for priesthood in diocese.