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Third Doyle brother ordained to the priesthood

Twins Fr Brian and Fr Rory have PhDs in engineering while Fr Jim worked as a civil engineer both in Ireland and as a volunteer with Concern in Cambodia and Burundi, where his vocation story began.

2017.04.04.

Glenstal Abbey elects new abbot

46-year-old Fr Brendan Coffey is the sixth Abbot of the Benedictine monastic community and succeeds Abbot Mark Patrick Hederman.

2016.08.15.

Archbishop Martin welcomes St Anthony’s relics to Armagh

Primate of All Ireland implores Saint to help Irish people rediscover the gifts of faith, hope and love.

2016.06.17.

St Anthony is an ‘Apostle of charity’ – Archbishop Neary

Thousands of devotees in Knock told, “Wherever he went, crowds flocked to him. Hardened criminals and heretics alike were converted by him.”

2016.06.12.

Visit of the relics of St Anthony begins in Cahir today

“Everywhere we go we want people to have a special moment with him. When I watch people praying in front of the Saint’s relics I can see that something is happening to them; some are crying, others look so relieved.”

2016.06.09.

Knock prepares for thousands of devotees of St Anthony

Relics of the 'Saint of Lost Things' will visit eight locations in Ireland between 9 and 17 June before travelling on to Britain.

2016.05.30.

Relics of St Anthony return to Ireland

Outpouring of devotion by thousands of devotees expected in Cahir, Killarney, Knock, Sligo, Dublin, Longford, Derry and Armagh.

2016.05.17.

Mass to be streamed live for St Anthony’s feast day

Hundreds of thousands of devotees of popular Italian saint invited to participate in feast day devotions via a live internet broadcast of Mass from the Basilica in Padua on 13 June.

2015.06.09.

St Mel’s reopens today for first time in five years

Longford's Phoenix is seen as a symbol of the renewal for the Irish Church.

2014.12.20.

St Francis’ manuscripts bound for UN

One of the highlights of the exhibition is Manuscript 338 containing the ‘Canticle of the Sun’.

2014.11.10.

Celebrated musicians to perform on Maynooth organ

After extensive ‘voicing’ and ‘fine tuning’ rebuilt instrument now fully ready for performance.

2014.04.23.

Archbishop Martin leads reception for relics of St Anthony

Warns believers against feeling that the Church has to compromise on the authenticity of its teaching.

2013.10.18.

St Anthony of Padua’s relics are on the way!

He’s the popular saint known to help people find lost items and his miracles have won him affectionate veneration among Christians and non-Christians alike. This autumn, tens of thousands of his devotees in Ireland and Britain are expected to turn out to welcome his relics as they tour the two countries in October and early

2013.09.14.

Pope calls student by telephone in response to letter

Nineteen-year-old and Pope Francis 'joked' during conversation.

2013.08.23.
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