“Lord bless our Christian mothers; Lord Bless our Christian fathers.”
Leave behind your selfishness and share your goods, appeals pontiff, by living three pillars of prayer, fasting and almsgiving.
In a strong message on care for creation, Pontiff warns that “Sin leads man to consider himself the god of creation, to see himself as its absolute master and to use it, not for the purpose willed by the Creator but for his own interests.”
“When you pray for someone every day for more than a year, you start to build some sort of a relationship, even if one-sided.”
Weigh your words carefully to respect the integrity of those who conscientiously differ from you, and speak with grace, warn church leaders in joint statement on Brexit.
Italian bishops introduce new translation of line from the Lord's Prayer, but Irish bishops have no immediate plans to change the wording.
“I pray as I climb; I pray the Rosary, and I pray as I walk around the penitential beds along the way," says Dr Michael Neary.
Strong Ignatian influence in Pope Francis’ words about the devil in recent exhortation.
They have one special prayer intention – the referendum on the Eighth Amendment. “Many people, of all faiths and none, strongly support the protection of life from the moment of conception to natural death,” said John Carlin, one of the organisers.
Former MEP appeals for support for Rosary at the Mass Rock initiative which takes place on 18 March 2018 all over Ireland.
The ‘24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative is a moment of grace which invites the entire Church community to celebrate the sacrament of Reconciliation in the context of Eucharistic adoration.
Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin invites school communities to pray and place prayer petitions in box in school prayer spaces.
We are privileged to live in a society and a world that values education. Let us in this month of October, support through our prayer and fund-raising the parts of our world where children so badly need the opportunity education offers.
Let us pray for our parishes, that they may be places where faith is communicated and charity is seen.
Over 1,000 young people pray for victims of terrorist attack at Youth 2000 summer festival in Tipperary.
“That artists of our time, through their creativity, may help us discover the beauty of creation.”
When a Christian becomes sad, it means that he has distanced himself from Jesus. But then, we must not leave him alone. We should offer him Christian hope!
“The notion of embracing the challenges of Lough Derg would appear to be nonsense. But it is glorious nonsense – it is the most wonderful witness to the most profound spiritual values.”
Help me, O Lord, that my ears may be merciful, so that I may give heed to my neighbours’ needs and not be indifferent to their pains and moanings.
Bishop Leahy asks for faithful in all parishes of Limerick to hold prayer services next Tuesday as diocesan clergy meet with him.
Public opinion is divided on the issue, with 42 per cent in favour of scrapping the prayer, 42 per cent who want to retain it, and 16 per cent who “don't know”.
One of the things I pray for every day is a sense of humour! – Pope Francis.
People come for healing, peace and consolation, and community and fellowship – Don Devaney, Divine Mercy Conference.
“For those corrupted by love of riches, nothing exists beyond their own ego. Those around them do not come into their line of sight.”
The Pope's intentions are universal so, in the videos, we use a universal visual language that all people can understand.
“We encourage parishes offering the Week to include their local Church of Ireland, Methodist and Presbyterian groups” – Office for Evangelisation and Ecumenism.
Surge in interest among Irish pilgrims visiting Marian shrine during centennial year. Pope Francis confirms visit to shrine on 13 May, 100th anniversary of first apparition.
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.
Describing prayer as the wellspring of all Christian life, Bishop Kelly said this was the example Jesus showed and priests' whole being and every utterance must be founded on prayer.
On the Feast of Our Lady of Fatima, ecumenical prayer service for suffering Christians and a reflection on what can be done to help them.