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Three Jesuit deacons ordained in Dublin

“We will not heal those whose lives have drifted from Jesus Christ by throwing books of dogma at them," warns Archbishop Martin.


Archbishop ordains Passionist to the diaconate

One of the particular themes Pope Francis stresses is that the call to be Christians begins on the periphery.


Plaque will honour first Black Santa

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.


New priest ordained for Cork and Ross

Ordination of Fr Marius O'Reilly on Sunday is the second for the diocese this year.


Silverstream Benedictines celebrate ordination

Order was established in Co Meath in 2009 and is seeking funding to allow it to cater for new recruits.


Second ordination in two weeks for Meath

Nine students currently studying for the priesthood in the diocese - one of the highest number in the country.


NI is still not a society at peace with itself: Bishop

Ceasefires and decommissioning in people's hearts needed Bishop Donal McKeown warns.


Another Dominican ordination for Irish province

Fr Matthew Martinez OP, a native of Trinidad in the Caribbean, ordained on Saturday in his native parish of St Finbar, Port-of-Spain.


New priest ordained for Limerick diocese

Fr David Casey's ordination will be the last for the next five or six years.


Limerick diocese readies for decline in priests

After this month's ordination Limerick will wait five or six years more for another ordination.


Two Dominicans ordained by Archbishop Martin

"The priest is called to nourish the faith of God’s people, but the faith of God’s people also nourishes the priest."


Mount Melleray Abbey celebrates ordination

Cistercians celebrate first ordination since 2006 as monk ordained by Bishop William Lee.


Two priests ordained in Raphoe and Down & Connor

Fr Dominic McGrattan ordained by Bishop Treanor in Portaferry and Fr Stephen Gorman ordained by Bishop Boyce in Letterkenny.


Three permanent deacons ordained in Dublin

Church has yet to discover fully the place of the diaconate within it: Archbishop Martin.


Priest and two deacons ordained in Tuam and Dromore

Archbishop of Tuam plays down Association of Catholic Priests’ claims over vocations crisis.


New priest to be ordained today for Tuam

Irish seminarians to serve at Pentecost Papal Mass in Rome.


Bishop Buckley ordains two deacons in Rome

Marketing consultant and music graduate to be ordained to the priesthood in the next year.


Two ordinations to the priesthood in Cloyne and Killala

Bishops Crean and Fleming to preside in Cobh and Ballina.


Diaconate enables Church to tap into married men’s experience

Bishop McAreavey ordains Diocese of Dromore’s first two Permanent Deacons.


Ordination of new Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois today

Cardinal Brady to lead ceremonies at St Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Athlone.


Dromore to ordain its first permanent deacons on Sunday

Historic moment for diocese as two married men prepare for ordination.


Omagh parish celebrates first ordination in 25 years

New priest will serve in the Diocese of Derry.


Clogher celebrates first priestly ordination in 11 years

Resurgence in vocations sees six men studying for priesthood in diocese.

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