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From ashes to hashtags: how we live Lent in 2019

The season of Lent is meant to help us to clarify our Christian vision and, above all, to bring our lives into conformity with the life of Jesus Christ.

2019.04.01.

Changes to parish life in Ossory Diocese cannot be ignored

“Change is never easy, but we must face the challenge together.”

2019.03.09.

Bishop calls for attitude change over Church’s abuse scandals

“The courage of abuse survivors who first brought the horrific truth of sexual abuse to light must continue to be matched by our courage to listen to the survivors and to respond in truth and in justice to all of them.”

2018.10.29.

Tributes paid to the late Bishop Laurence Forristal of Ossory

Funeral of the 87-year-old Bishop Emeritus who died on Wednesday will take place on Saturday at St Mary’s Cathedral.

2018.10.12.

“This is a watershed moment in Irish society” – Bishop Crean

Seven bishops issue pastoral letters on Eighth Amendment over bank holiday weekend in a bid to influence more people to vote No in the upcoming referendum.

2018.05.08.

Bishop Farrell celebrates 150 years of the Little Sisters of the Poor

"The slope of the aging population, along which Ireland is sliding, presents major challenges. Perhaps never before has there been such a need to care for the aging poor."

2018.04.17.

Love shows itself in action, says Ossory’s new bishop

Words alone are not enough - love has to show itself in action. That is the vocation of everyone, particularly of the bishop. - Dermot Farrell on his first day as Bishop of Ossory

2018.03.12.

Bishop Freeman ordains two Pallottines to diaconate

Ordination of two new deacons will be followed in July by the ordination of two Pallottines to the priesthood.

2016.06.07.

Ossory appoints theologian to communications role

Fr Dermot Ryan is director of adult faith development in the diocese as well as chairperson of the Ossory council of priests.

2016.01.31.

Sometimes it’s difficult to say “Happy Christmas”

Bishop of Ossory says it is hard to wish a 'happy Christmas' knowing it will not be a happy Christmas for the sick, the unemployed, the bereaved, the troubled.

2015.12.24.

NBSCCCI abuse audits show steady progress in dioceses

Concern over shortcomings on the part of the Kiltegan Fathers and massive number of allegations against Christian Brothers.

2013.12.11.

Fourth tranche of NBSCCCI audits to be published today

Six dioceses and two religious congregations reviewed.

2013.12.10.

Fr Liam Lawton to lead Ladywell Novena

Up to 1,000 expected to attend long established prayer tradition in Co Laois.

2013.08.28.
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