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24 Hours for the Lord 2017

A good confessor is a true friend of Jesus, the Good Shepherd, and a person dedicated to prayer – Pope Francis

Resources for Earth Hour 2017

Earth Hour will be marked around the world on Saturday 25 March. In Ireland, it will be observed from 8.30pm until 9.30pm. Earth Hour is all about inspiring people to take better care of the planet.  Earth Hour is the single largest symbolic mass participation event in the world. Born of the hope that people […]

Our Lady at the heart of Pope Francis’ 2017 World Youth Day message

Church and society need the courage, dreams and ideals of young people – Pope Francis

Archbishop Eamon Martin’s message for Saint Patrick’s Day 2017

Our prayers are with the families of the crew of Coast Guard Helicopter Rescue 116: Captain Dara Fitzpatrick, Mark Duffy, Ciaran Smith and Paul Ormsby.

Resources for the Feast of Saint Patrick

Friday 17 March is the Feast of Saint Patrick, Principal Patron of Ireland.

The girl from the 2004 Trócaire Box comes to Ireland to say thank you

13 years after featuring on the Trócaire box, Josiane from Rwanda visits Ireland.

Statement of the Spring 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Spring 2017 General Meeting of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference concluded this afternoon in Maynooth

Pope Francis’ Worldwide Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of sexual abuse

Pope Francis’ Worldwide Day of Prayer for Survivors and Victims of sexual abuse will be marked today in Irish dioceses.

Resources for Lent 2017

#LiveLent 2017

Resources for Temperance Sunday

Sunday 26 February is a Day of Prayer for Temperance, a day which offers us an opportunity to reflect on our relationship with alcohol and a day on which we can take time to pray for those who suffer from addiction. Writing about temperance Bishop Éamonn Walsh of the Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative said: “We live […]

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