“These videos can be accessed at www.icatholic.ie along with accompanying notes and worksheets,” says Bishop Larry Duffy of Clogher.
"In accordance with current public guidelines, bishops expect that the Sacrament of Confirmation will begin to be celebrated from late summer onwards," – Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.
This Saturday, in preparation for Pentecost, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will be available across the Waterford and Lismore diocese in open-air venues. For the list of confession times and venues, see the diocesan website – Bishop Cullinan.
It has been a time to discover the value of quiet time of prayer in the home and prayer as a family, "the Domestic Church" – Catholic bishops of Munster.
If the initiative is of benefit to just one person the day will have been worthwhile – Fr Tom Ryan, PP of Shannon.
Students hear personal testimonies from WYD participant seriously injured in traffic accident and from Richard Moore who was blinded by a plastic bullet as a child.
Row with Bishop William Crean over the handling of an ex priest whom the Vatican dismissed from the clerical state last January.
"They are not excommunicated, and should not be treated as such, but rather must be encouraged, with their families, to participate in the Church’s life."
US Supreme Court refuses to excuse priest from testifying in court case.
Extending civil marriage to include a relationship between people of the same sex will change the meaning of marriage.
"People need to see confession as something that can make their lives whole again."
New Confession 2014 initiative aims to bring faithful back to sacrament of confession.