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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.

545 Young People presented with John Paul II Awards in Knock

Archbishop Neary pays tribute to young people’s “very significant contribution” to the local church, from teaching computers to the elderly to caring for people with special needs on pilgrimage to Lourdes.

2017.11.21.

Exhibition on Jesuit chaplains in World War I opens

Of the 32 Irish Jesuit chaplains who served on the battlefields of France, Belgium, Egypt and Mesopotamia, four were killed and two died from illness.

2017.11.15.

Without priests from abroad, Mass schedule will “change drastically”

Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin commends priests from abroad in presence of visiting bishop from Kerala, India.

2017.09.09.

1916 Rising leaders knew the limits of the Church

“They had courage in abundance to follow their patriotic convictions. But they also drew courage from their faith to know how to live life and face death” - Bishop Leahy.

2016.03.18.

Educate politicians on Catholic education: CPSMA

The debate on Catholic primary schools has focused more on ideology than on reality: Fr Tom Deenihan.

2016.02.27.

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.

Army chaplaincy launches new prayerbook App

The Mingy Prayerbook App contains multi-denominational prayers and reflections for army personnel and their families and colleagues.

2015.10.11.

‘Music Ministry Together’ to explore role of music in liturgy

"We are going to have less and less priests in Ireland over the coming years and we will be forced to think outside mass for liturgy. We therefore need to get young people more involved in the church outside of the formal structure of the mass and one of the ways to do this is through music," says international sacred music composer.

2015.07.23.

Global Rosary Relay for Priests to set new record

Starting with a shrine in Siberia, 84 Marian shrines all the over the world will host thousands of people reciting relays of the rosary over a 24-hour period.

2015.06.11.

Synod without married laity will lack authority: ACI

"Priests who left the Church to marry should be invited back and would bring the experience of marriage to their ministry."

2015.05.27.

Community rallies to dress First Communicants

'Pop up' shop in Cork will dress hundreds of children this Sunday for free.

2015.02.28.

70 new catechumens: “discreet signs of hope”

There are many examples of renewal in the Church in Ireland today Archbishop of Dublin suggests.

2015.02.25.

Integrity of marriage under attack: Cardinal Burke

Growing confusion and error about marriage "will weaken seriously if not totally compromise the Church’s witness” US prelate warns.

2014.11.18.

Nightfever gets young people praying

A non-confrontational outreach to young people out on a Friday or Saturday night in pubs, clubs or cinemas.

2014.11.05.

Indian state considers ban on communion wine

Hindu group demands government cancels licenses to produce Mass wine.

2014.08.28.
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