The Diocese of Kilmore, of which Father Martin Hayes will soon be bishop, includes almost all of County Cavan and a portion of Counties Leitrim, Fermanagh, Meath and Sligo.
In a statement on Monday, the bishop-elect said, “The Church of the future is about the increased involvement of lay people; of people and priests working together.”
A new unit will be operational in Thurles in the coming months, campaigner Fr Michael Toomey has revealed, and hubs will be opened in Clonmel and Nenagh once the Thurles unit is up and running.
Clonmel-based Fr Michael Toomey welcomed news that a Jigsaw project will be located in Thurles over the coming months but warned of a lack of acute and crisis mental health beds.
Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly SMA will celebrate a dedicated Mass for World Mission Sunday in the Cathedral of the Assumption in Thurles in Co Tipperary, at 12 p.m.
The parish of Thurles has only had an administrator until now. Recent clergy changes have enabled the parish to have its first parish priest since 1774
“Des lived his life by the Christian principles of the gospel. He particularly believed in the life of the unborn,” said Thurles curate Fr Tomás O’Connell.
Fr Mullaney has served as Registrar, Vice President and most recently Acting President of Saint Patrick’s College, and has also helped out as a curate in the parish of Holycross/Ballycahill at weekends.
Wherever you go, you can follow in her footsteps by bringing light to the lives of our world, says Archbishop of Cashel & Emly Dr Kieran O’Reilly.
The initiative aims to promote liturgical music in second level schools as well as in parishes throughout the diocese.
Professor Eugene Wall (MIC) told graduates that the education they have received at St Patrick’s has prepared them to meet the challenges they will face in a world of economic and social insecurity.
Speaking at a special bicentennial Mass to celebrate the 200th anniversary of education by Christian Brothers in Thurles, Dr O’Reilly told students that “we can all be the best at what we do in so many different ways.”
School has a fine reputation in hurling - the entire six backs from last Sunday’s All-Ireland winning Tipperary hurling team are past pupils.
Archbishop of Cashel & Emly pays tribute to the commitment of teachers and parents, as well as the boards of management, and the facilities available to children today.
Bishop Paul McAleenan studied in St Patrick's College, Thurles. Prior to his episcopal ordination, he was a priest of the Diocese of Westminster for over 40 years.
For the first time ever, former students who did not reach ordination, have also been invited back to international reunion at St Patrick's College Thurles.
Archbishop Kieran O'Reilly to focus on preaching the Word, tackling trafficking and promoting missionary communion in Cashel & Emly.