The Church in Dublin will be enriched the more it welcomes the idealism and the generosity that are characteristic of the younger generation – Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
Details of Pontiff’s much anticipated visit to Ireland for the World Meeting of Families in August officially unveiled by Archbishops Diarmuid and Eamon Martin.
Marion Mulhall founded worldpriestday.com in response to St John Paul II’s announcement of a World Day of Prayer for the Sanctification of Priests.
“A tireless peacemaker and bridge-builder” who was one of the “great figures of the ecumenical movement in Ireland – a role he accomplished through gentle friendship and witness”.
A number of events are planned to mark Pope Francis' canonisation of the ‘Saint of the Gutters’ on 4 September.
"I worry when I see young people who have 'thrown in the towel' before the game has even begun, who are defeated even before they begin to play, who walk around glumly as if life has no meaning."
This weekend’s collection will be followed by another national collection next year and a final one in 2018, all aimed at defraying some of the large costs involved.
Three articles in the 1 March issue of L’Osservatore Romano argue that the current prohibition on women preaching should be reconsidered.
Partnership will see St Mary’s work with JP2F4S to develop new initiatives and approaches to sports education.
"We must go on living by building peace and mutual trust," Vatican spokesman Fr Frederico Lombardi appeals.
Archbishops Eamon Martin and Kieran O'Reilly will be among the 46 prelates who will receive the pallium in the Vatican on Monday.
78-page document says divorced and remarried couples should be “integrated” into the Church.
Salesians all over the world are celebrating the bicentenary of St John Bosco (1815-1888) in August.
September Congress will be an opportunity to reflect on the fruits of IEC2012 and a preparation for the International Congress in Philippines in 2016.
Polish saint showed the sick how to “carry the cross of suffering with joy” - Pope Francis.
Pure in Heart hosts presentation to adolescents on healthy attitudes to love and relationships.
Nearly 6 million people attended papal events at the Vatican in 2014.
Fr Robert Reed is the CEO of a major Catholic television network in the US. He has just published his first book. He talks about the saints, priesthood, renewal and 'Renewed'.
Bishop Denis Nulty pays tribute to the Poor Clares in Graiguecullen, Co Carlow as the community elects a new Abbess.
Mother of slain Irish teen describes how touching the hand of Pope Francis, she felt connected with St John Paul and her son.
“In order to efficaciously offer her contribution to culture, evangelisation has to include all means of communication" - head of the Pontifical Council for the Laity.
'The Cry of the Earth' reminds Catholics in Ireland of their Christian duty to care for the Earth.
Bishop Leahy pays tribute to Donal Walsh who “encouraged us all to really value the gift of every moment.”
Pontiff spent time praying before Our Lady Salus Populi Romani – Protectress of the Roman people - in St Mary Major.