News archive 2004

Special feature for Christmas on the Catholic Communications Office website

PRESS RELEASE

22ND DECEMBER 2004

SPECIAL FEATURE FOR CHRISTMAS

ON THE CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE WEBSITE

The Catholic Communications Office (CCO) has launched a special feature
for Christmas 2004 on its website: www.catholiccommunications.ie

The web feature has the following sections:
* Listing of ceremonies for Christmas in dioceses around the country
* A selection of Christmas Reflections and Messages
* Details of the Pope’s schedule for Christmas
* Broadcast of Religious Programmes for Christmas (TV and Radio)
* Links

The feature can be accessed at www.catholicbishops.ie/specialfeatures/christmas2004
or by clicking on the Christmas 2004 link on the home page of the CCO website.

Further information:
Martin Long Director of Communications (086 172 7678)
Brenda Drumm Communications Officer (087 233 7797)

NOTES TO EDITORS:
The Christmas web feature includes reflections and messages
from the following bishops:
* Most Rev Sean Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland
* Most Rev Patrick Walsh, Bishop of Down and Connor
* Most Rev Colm O’Reilly, Bishop of Ardagh and Clonmacnois
* Most Rev Christopher Jones, Bishop of Elphin
* Most Rev Eamonn Walsh, Apostolic Administrator of Ferns and Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin
* Most Rev Jim Moriarty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin
* Most Rev Joseph Duffy, Catholic Bishop of Clogher and The Right
* Rev Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher
* Most Rev John Buckley, Catholic Bishop of Cork and Ross and the Church
of Ireland Bishop of Cork, Cloyne and Ross The Right Rev Paul Colton

The Christmas web feature also includes reflections and messages
from the following:
* Her Excellency President Mary McAleese
* Fr Declan Hurley, Chaplain, Irish College, Paris
* Patsy McGarry, Religious Affairs Correspondent, Irish Times
* Fr Joe Cunningham, Pontifical Irish College, Rome
* Margarita Bedding, Parish Pastoral Minister
* Erica Laczova, Slovakia

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