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.
A series of seven leaflets are available which are designed to introduce people to the full National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland.
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 at home and abroad and [...]
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
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.
In this video Father Willie Purcell shares his own vocation story and journey to priesthood and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.
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.
Saturday, 4 May 2013 is designated as a national Day of prayer for Life at Knock Shrine. People from every parish in Ireland are invited to come to Knock for this day which will focus on prayer and liturgy for the intention of protecting Unborn Life.
Photograph: Edmond Roche with his brother David, his mother Bernadette, Bishop Crean and Fr Aquin Casey, Administrator Fermoy, taken today on the occasion of the Fermoy Confirmations where Edmond received a blessing from Bishop Crean. Two young people from the Diocese of Cloyne will travel to Rome this weekend to be confirmed by His Holiness Pope [...]
In this video interview, Monsignor Jim Cassin speaks about his vocation