The Mass for the feast of St Laurence O’Toole was “a sign of the continuity of the mission of the Church and the way that the message of Jesus shows its relevance from one generation to the next”, said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
The 12th century Irish saint was heavily involved in the events of his time – but he still found time to go on an annual 40-day prayer retreat.
Archbishop Michael Jackson to bless and dedicate relic of Dublin’s patron Saint at a service of Festal Choral Evensong in Christ Church Cathedral on 14 November.
Moment of joy as Gardaí hand over precious relic to Church of Ireland Archbishop of Dublin Dr Michael Jackson at service of Choral Evensong yesterday.
We bring the presence of Jesus on to our streets to bring hope, to be a blessing and to build up communion: communion with Jesus Christ, a communion that then binds us together to build wider communion and community.
"We have tried to institutionalise God’s mercy and many of those in our institutions have experienced them as anything but merciful” - Archbishop Martin.
Church leaders call for prayers to be said in churches across the country today for those killed and injured in the "barbaric and monstrous attacks" in Paris.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Paris today and we express our solidarity with the French community living here in Ireland.”
Archbishop Martin ordains a new deacon for Dublin.
“The shelves of the food bank are empty, the food is not there” - Archbishop Martin.