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Eucharistic adoration to become more prevalent as Mass numbers decline

“In the future when weekday and even Sunday Mass is not available, some of you might be formed to lead a period of guided adoration with prayers, praise and sharing of the Word of God.”

2019.06.17.

Dublin review calls for more parish- and parent-led preparation for sacraments

The data reveals that Ireland is unique in its dependence on schools in preparing for and celebrating the sacraments.

2019.05.16.

Dublin Camino for WMOF2018

Seven churches involved in ecumenical endeavour.

2018.08.19.

Archbishop outlines vision for parish communities of the future

“We must seek the ways to restore the place of God in society and above all in the hearts of our young people.”

2017.12.05.

Prayer for parishes is this month’s Pope’s intention

Let us pray for our parishes, that they may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.

2017.09.10.

Trócaire says Irish generosity has lifted millions out of poverty

Aid has delivered so many success stories. Unfortunately, the spread of conflicts and the worsening impacts of climate change are increasingly out-pacing those efforts.

2017.03.11.

Coming to Ireland for WMF2018 is Pope’s intention

Archbishop Martin recalls Pope telling him “There is something about the message of the synod and something about the difficulty Ireland has gone through that offers me an opportunity to say things I want to say about the family.”

2017.01.18.

Bishop elect ‘humbled and shocked’ at Killaloe appointment

49-year-old Fr Fintan Monahan will be installed as bishop at the Cathedral of Ss Peter and Paul in Ennis on Sunday 25 September.

2016.08.08.

Five parishes in Kerry diocese without a resident priest

Over the coming year the diocese will see Sean Jones ordained a priest - exactly ten years since the last priestly ordination in Kerry.

2016.07.05.

Concern over projections for Dublin archdiocese

The Diocesan Council of Priests sees the report as an opportunity for deep reflection “rather just a focus on stark statistics” - Fr Gareth Byrne.

2016.01.24.

Bishop launches Kerry funeral guide & pastoral plan

Five-year pastoral plan (2016-2020) outlines the diocese’s priorities and is a response to the increased appetite for ongoing training.

2015.11.23.

Famous Bible teacher Jeff Cavins to visit Ireland

Cavins has created Bible study programmes which are used by more than 5,000 parishes in the United States, Ireland and elsewhere.

2015.11.13.

Limerick listening process highlights six themes

Feedback from 4,000 questionnaires sets out challenges ahead for the Church and selects themes for 2016 Limerick Diocesan Synod.

2015.10.09.

Catholics petition Pope to keep parishes open

“The problem in Ireland is clustering of parishes, leading to added pressure on aging priests, and formation of bigger, more impersonal, units.”

2015.09.11.

Increased youth presence on Lourdes pilgrimage

“The connections forged between young people, working as helpers, and the sick and elderly is always a joyful experience for both" - Fr Martin Noone.

2015.09.08.

Parishes urged to offer shelter to a migrant family

Pope’s appeal for solidarity and welcome is a call for a creative and generous response in preparation for the Jubilee Year of Mercy.

2015.09.07.

Archbishop Neary relaunches Diocesan Youth Council

New projects are to be rolled out in Tuam over the next 12 to 18 months for young people aged 12 -35 years old.

2015.06.02.

Parishes given seeds to plant new vocations

Up to 600 parish representatives join Bishop Buckley and members of Cork & Ross' religious orders to mark the Year for Consecrated Life.

2015.04.30.

Pray & Ask: new KandLe vocations campaign

"We haven't been 'praying and inviting' for twenty years, and look where it has got us!" states Vocations Director.

2015.04.24.

Church must listen to married couples: Archbishop

The sacrament of marriage is a sacrament given for the building up of the Church.

2015.03.05.

Churches can’t be used for campaign literature

Parishes in Dublin are told that every effort should be made to ensure that their churches are not used for the dissemination of campaign literature from any source.

2015.02.24.

Church’s priority is to protect children: Pope

Everything possible must be done to rid the Church of the scourge of the sexual abuse of minors.

2015.02.06.

Parish seeks investors to help recession-hit town

Tullamore parish team has been linking into the network of catholic parishes all over America via a letter writing campaign.

2015.02.04.

Last print issue of Face Up magazine published

Rise in production costs and fall in subscriptions blamed.

2014.05.01.
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