Over 20,000 young people in 21 dioceses throughout Ireland and the UK have successfully completed the Pope John Paul II Award.
The funeral Mass for Alan and Clodagh Hawe and their three children, Liam (13), Niall (11) and Ryan (6) has taken place at St Mary’s Church, Castlerahan in Co Cavan.
Céilí community holds first discernment weekend for men and women considering call to priesthood and religious life within its own community.
The Diocesan Council of Priests sees the report as an opportunity for deep reflection “rather just a focus on stark statistics” - Fr Gareth Byrne.
Decline in vocations makes itself felt in the Diocese of Kerry as retiring parish priest will not be replaced.