From 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office will circulate a weekly newsletter for parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on unborn human life.
I am a priest who needs to learn a great deal about the story of this diocese, its geography, its people, its priests, its traditions and its history – be patient with me as I embark on a journey that will take me to every parish in this Diocese, to...
Let us pray for fine weather, so vital for the growth of grass for livestock on our farms. Reward the spirit of cooperation which continues among the farming community as they share dwindling fodder supplies. Bless the farming organisations and cooperatives and the Department of Agriculture for sourcing new fodder...
Homily of Bishop Leahy at Mass for National Prayer Vigil for the Right to Life of Mothers and Babies
"Cherishing of mothers and babies is a noble cause. It is not limited to the impact of this or that political move. It is a continuing call from the Gospel’s logic of love, the love that is mutual" - Bishop Leahy
It is with great humility I present myself to you today. I am conscious of the great diocese this is. I am conscious of the way the faith has been lived in all the parishes..."
Content from the May 2013 issue of Intercom, including an article by Brenda Drumm introducing World Communications Day, which is celebrated on Sunday, 12 May, with the theme: ‘Social Networks: portals of truth and faith; new spaces for evangelisation’.
World Communications Day is a very important date in the Church calendar because it was the only worldwide celebration called for by the Second Vatican Council and it has been celebrated each year since on the Sunday before Pentecost. It will be celebrated this year on Sunday 12 May.
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) is a charitable organisation established by the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference in 1985, which works on behalf of Irish prisoners overseas to provide information and support to these prisoners and their families.