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Young people tell Synod they want a more candid dialogue with Church

"A substantial number of young people do not ask the Church for anything because they do not see it as significant for their lives."

2019.01.12.

Archbishop says young people need greater roles in the Church

“How can I bring more of these talented, articulate, faith-filled young people into the daily life and decision-making roles of the Church?”

2018.10.27.

Knock’s Apparition Chapel reopens following refurbishment

“We wanted to modernise the interior but also ensure preservation of all the beautiful historic features. People won’t see a drastic change but we hope that they will be very happy with the new look” - Fr Richard Gibbons.

2018.05.22.

Vocations Ireland researches post-secular generation

One vocations director voiced the challenge: “It is irresponsible to give up. I don’t know but perhaps all of these changes have to happen within ourselves and our own willingness to change and be opened to a new way of doing things.”

2017.11.30.

Knock prepares for World Meeting of Families 2018

It is hoped that this will offer people the opportunity to engage with the new direction Pope Francis is taking and renewed hope for the life of the Church in Ireland – Fr Richard Gibbons, PP and Rector of Knock Shrine.

2017.04.03.

Bishop elect ‘humbled and shocked’ at Killaloe appointment

49-year-old Fr Fintan Monahan will be installed as bishop at the Cathedral of Ss Peter and Paul in Ennis on Sunday 25 September.

2016.08.08.

200 young adults from Clogher to lead summer pilgrimages

“In keeping with the message of St Pope John Paul II, these young people are answering the call of Jesus to be the hope for the future.”

2016.06.30.

300 students to attend Kerry’s Ceiliúradh na nÓg

“Young people should be given the opportunity to be Christ’s joy in the world, in their schools, parish communities or in their wider community.”

2016.04.17.

Plea to parishes to invest in youth ministry

"If we don't have youth ministry on a permanent basis in every decent-sized parish in Ireland, we won't have a Church in the future": Director of NET Ministries Ireland.

2016.02.05.

150 attend Derry diocesan youth ministry conference

"Don’t bury your talents! Bet on big ideals, those ideals that enlarge the heart, and those ideals that will make your talents fruitful": John McAreavey.

2015.10.30.

Kerry diocese launches youth initiative

“Ógra Beo is an opportunity to build on the strengths we already have in our diocese" - Bishop Ray Browne of Kerry.

2015.10.23.

Alpha conference to focus on parish life

Fr Michael White to speak about reviving his local church in Maryland.

2014.08.12.

Magis Ireland to close this week

Declining financial and human resources cited for closure.

2014.04.27.

Tuam Diocesan Youth Council to host remembrance service

An opportunity to hear from others about the loss a young person and how they live with that loss.

2014.04.07.

New batch of volunteers for Kerry’s youth ministry team

28 people from parishes across diocese complete first ever Youth Ministry programme.

2014.03.04.

Archbishop Neary highlights discipleship and mission

JPII awards aim to inspire young people to greater participation in their local Church.

2013.11.08.
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