News archive 2009

Special web feature for Lá Naomh Pádraig on www.catholicbishops.ie

PRESS RELEASE
16 March 2009

Special web feature for Lá Naomh Pádraig on www.catholicbishops.ie

A special feature is now available for St Patrick’s Day – Lá Naomh Pádraig – on the homepage of www.catholicbishops.ie, the website of the Irish Bishops’ Conference.  The feature includes:

  • St Patrick’s Day Message from Cardinal Seán Brady
  • A video interview on the life of St Patrick, and his relevance for people today, with Professor Salvador Ryan, Professor of Ecclesiastical History, St Patrick’s College Maynooth
  • Background to St Patrick’s Day including the text of the prayer ‘St Patrick’s Breastplate’ which invokes the protection of the Holy Trinity in our daily lives
  • Links to the prayers and readings for the Mass of the Solemnity of St Patrick in Irish and English

Further information:
Brenda Drumm, Communications Officer, 087 233 7797

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