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Keep God in Ireland, say Servant Sisters

Community of nuns puts out strong message on social media appealing to Catholics to vote No in referendum on blasphemy.

2018.10.26.

Priest receives anniversary gift at Belleek Pottery

“I love the priesthood and thank God every day for my vocation.” – Monsignor Martin McDonnell

2018.07.23.

Elphin mourns beloved Bishop Christy

Bishop Christopher Jones of Elphin worked tirelessly in the service of God and of the people of God in his diocese and further afield.

2018.05.20.

Shalom Centre continues to make strides in peacebuilding in Africa

“When my children come back from school every day, they tell of their experiences of new friends from other ethnic communities whom they knew as enemies before. They now play together, sit together, share meals, plant ‘peace trees’ together… but they say, they have learnt this new way of co-existence through the peace clubs."

2017.12.27.

New Catholic secondary for Athlone and Roscommon

Coláiste Chiaráin is a symbol of the reality that Church and State work in the same space and serve the same people, says Bishop Doran

2017.11.26.

SVP youth in Knock

“My sense of young people is they are willing to listen if you have something to say. They give you a listening ear, you don’t get dismissed when you are talking about social justice and fairness and goodness. .."

2017.09.16.

Heritage Week focus on Irish priest founder of Boys Town

Bishop Kevin Doran draws out lessons to be learned from witness of Fr Edward Flanagan at conference in Roscommon.

2017.08.26.

Platinum Jubilee for Papua New Guinea missionary

Until recently, 96-year-old Fr Norman Davitt cycled 10 miles or more every day.

2017.08.06.

Reek Sunday is “very much a family occasion” – Bishop Monahan

Special focus on the family in preparation for World Meeting of Families 2018 as pilgrims invited to wear a special sticker as a symbol of bringing families with them in prayer as they made their ascent to the summit.

2017.08.01.

Knock blesses pencil cases and exam students

“It is aimed at giving the students a sense of hope and encouragement but also a sense of calm and control over their exam process ... and to remind them of the idea that God is with them,” said Andrea Lynch, a youth minister at Knock.

2017.05.25.

Servant Sisters open new base in Ireland

New community in Roscommon will honour Sr Clare Crockett, who died in earthquake last year in Ecuador.

2017.05.13.

Homeless charities welcome rent supplement increase

Peter McVerry Trust believes the Government must still bring forward legislation to link rents to the Consumer Price Index before the year end.

2016.06.29.

Major capital funding announcement for schools

Bishops of Elphin and Ossory welcome Minister of Education and Skills’ new capital investment programme for schools 2016 to 2021.

2015.11.18.

FF councillor supports church gate collection call

"There are church gate collections virtually every week outside churches and it is a contributing factor in people not attending Mass.”

2015.07.28.

Redefining marriage is a mistake: Bishop Doran

Extending civil marriage to include a relationship between people of the same sex will change the meaning of marriage.

2014.11.28.
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