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Papers delivered at the conference “Abortion, Disability and the Law”

Today a conference is being held in Athlone entitled ‘Abortion, Disability and the Law’ which is being jointly hosted by the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and the Consultative Group on Bioethics of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  Please see addresses below by: Bishop Kevin Doran, Bishop of Elphin and Chair of the Bishops’ Consultative Group on […]

Special collections to take place at Masses this weekend for World Mission Sunday 2017

RTÉ to broadcast Mass from its Donnybrook studios on Mission Sunday 22 October As part of the celebrations organised by World Missions Ireland to mark October as ‘Mission Month’, Masses for World Mission Sunday, the worldwide day of prayer for the missions, will take place this weekend across Ireland, on Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 […]

Conference on “Abortion, Disability and the Law”

You or a representative are invited to a conference entitled ‘Abortion, Disability and the Law’ which is being jointly hosted by the Anscombe Bioethics Centre and the Consultative Group on Bioethics of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  Details are as follows: Where Grace Suite in the Sheraton Hotel, Athlone When Tomorrow, Friday 20 October 2017 […]

Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin for Mass with the Brazilian Catholic community

Feast of Our Lady of Aparecida Church of Saint Mary of the Angels, Church Street I am particularly happy to celebrate with the Brazilian Catholic Community in Dublin the Feast of Our Lady of Aparecida and the 300th anniversary of the finding of the miraculous statue.   I greet the Ambassador of Brazil and each one […]

Address by Bishop Denis Nulty for the National Day of Prayer for Children

Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow We gather in great numbers here in the Cathedral of the Assumption, Carlow.  I welcome all who join us through the live stream facilitated by iCatholic. I thank Julieann Moran and the team from the Society of Missionary Children and Maeve Mahon and our Kildare & Leighlin Diocesan Faith Development […]

Archbishop Kieran O’Reilly to participate in Annual Miles for Mission walk/run in the Phoenix Park

As part of the celebrations organised by World Missions Ireland to mark October as ‘Mission Month’, you, or a representative, are invited to attend a photocall for the Miles for Mission walk/run.  This walk/run takes place each year to raise money for Irish missionaries ministering to families overseas.  The theme for Mission Month is ‘Reach […]

Bishop Denis Nulty to celebrate National Day of Prayer for Children in Carlow

As part of the celebrations organised by World Missions Ireland to mark October as ‘Mission Month’ you, or a representative, are invited to attend a photocall to promote the National Day of Prayer for Children.  Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin, will be the chief celebrant and Ms Julieann Moran, national secretary for […]

Annual meeting of representatives of the Irish Episcopal Conference and of the Bishops of the Church of Ireland takes place in Dublin

In the spirit of the recommendation of the International Anglican / Roman Catholic Commission for Unity and Mission (IARCCUM) that there should be regular meetings of Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops in individual countries to discuss common concerns, a sixth such meeting of Irish bishops took place in Dublin on September 28th.  Thirteen bishops were […]

Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin – ‘Reconciling the Reformation’

Choral Evensong in Saint Patrick’s Church of Ireland Cathedral, Armagh, to mark the 500thanniversary of Luther’s theses “I would like to present three ways of reconciling the reformation, [by emphasising] … the importance of friendship and trust … a shared encounter with Christ in the sacred scriptures and in prayer … [and by] strengthening our […]

Mass for returned missionaries and their benefactors followed by photographic exhibition

The 2017 theme for Mission Month is ‘Reach Out and Spread the Joy’  You, or a representative, are invited to attend the celebration of Mass for returned missionaries and their benefactors.  The Mass, which will be followed by the hosting of a photographic exhibition, are part of a number of celebrations organised by World Missions […]

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