A series of seven leaflets are available which are designed to introduce people to the full National Directory for Catechesis in Ireland.
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 listen to the Spirit speaking through the faith and example of committed priests and parishioners.
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.
In this video interview, Monsignor Jim Cassin speaks about his vocation
The World Day of Prayer for Vocations or Vocations Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 21 April 2013. The theme chosen for 2013 is: “Vocations as a sign of hope founded in faith”.
Bishop Donal McKeown explains the significance of the Easter Season
Share the Good News, the National Directory for Catechesis is inspiring the work of groups of people all around Ireland. The directory was launched in 2011 and is a ten year plan for renewal of the faith community in Ireland.
We celebrate the joy of Our Lord’s Resurrection on Easter Sunday, 31 March. Please see above a video reflection on Holy Week by Monsignor Eamon Martin, Diocesan Administrator of the Diocese of Derry. Details of liturgies from the Vatican; homilies, reflections and Easter celebrations in Irish dioceses - as well as broadcast schedules from public [...]
The Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants (IECE) has published an Emigrant Information Pack for 2013. The Information Pack aims to assist parishes and dioceses in raising awareness about the issues affecting emigrants and to ask for the prayers and support of parishioners.