Mgr Ciaran O’Carroll, rector of the Irish College in Rome and a first cousin of the esteemed broadcaster, admitted to mourners in St Brigid’s Church, Kill, Co Kildare that the news of her death “came as a dreadful shock”.
Welcoming Fr Seán Mulligan’s ordination, the Diocesan Administrator of Clogher, Mgr Joseph McGuinness, said his answer to God’s call was a “great grace and joy to the whole diocese”.
Fr Robert Smyth was ordained on Friday for the Archdiocese of Dublin and Rev Seán Mulligan will be ordained today for the Diocese of Clogher.
In the Church of St Alphonsus in Rome Archbishop Diarmuid Martin reminded the ordinands of the dangers of clericalism and urged them to “Believe what you read, teach what you believe and practice what you teach.”
On Tuesday 7 June, the relics will arrive at Kilmore diocesan centre at 10am and will be available for veneration until 10pm that evening.
Ceremony can be watched live on EWTN Television or on the Vatican Television livestream from 19.30 Irish time.
Ordination of Fr Brian Griffin for service in Ossory is the first ordination in the diocese for 14 years.
“We need to keep alive among us a spirit of care and support for our priests, as numbers diminish, priests grow older and pastoral expectations increase”: Bishop Treanor.
"Every gift that God gives is not just for ourselves. It is for others, to be shared, and will bring most joy when it is shared.”
Priest of the diocese of Killaloe, Archbishop Eugene Nugent, has been serving as apostolic nuncio to Madagascar, the Commorros and Mauritius.
Irish seminarians to serve at Pentecost Papal Mass in Rome.
"See the surroundings, experience the life of a seminarian and allow God to work from there.”
Marketing consultant and music graduate to be ordained to the priesthood in the next year.