“We appreciate and value you all for staying with us!” Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin tells all those who help Crosscare, his diocesan social services charity.
"It has become increasingly clear that the wearing of face coverings is likely to reduce the spread of coronavirus, thus helping to protect others," say Irish Church leaders.
“The Church must reach out to new generations, to a new culture. It must be in touch with the new anguishes and challenges of people. It must reach out to those who are marginalised and abused,” said Archbishop Diarmuid Martin.
The crucifix predates St Mary's Church, Enniskerry, and was used as an object of devotion when parishioners celebrated Mass in “Mrs Dixon’s barn”.
“We’ll just keep persevering in fighting for the right to life of the unborn just as people on the pro choice side didn’t give up when they lost 2 to 1 in 1983,” says David Quinn.
“Working to address your issues from a stable home with the help of a highly skilled, professional multi-disciplinary team is much more successful than trying to do so from a congregated setting like emergency homeless accommodation or living rough on the streets.”
The Corpus Christi Procession is essentially a missionary movement as it winds its way along public streets and public pathways before ending for Benediction, according to Bishop Nulty.