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Information for media on the Funeral Liturgy of Dónal English-Hayden RIP

Message of support to the English-Hayden family from Bishop Denis Nulty, Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin “Since last Wednesday, the news of the tragic death of Dónal, following a farm accident, has caused much sadness in the lives of so many people in this wonderful rural community of Rathoe in the parish of Ballon. The […]

Invitation to join with Pope Francis and Patriarch Bartholomew in a World Day of Prayer for all Creation

Christians from all denominations in Dublin have been invited by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin to respond to Pope Francis’ call, with Orthodox Patriarch Bartholomew of Constantinople, to celebrate a World Day of Prayer for all Creation. Archbishop Martin and leaders of Christian Churches in Dublin will come together next week to mark this unique occasion in […]

Seventeen new seminarians to commence priesthood studies at Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth

  “Let us pray that others will hear the voice of the Holy Spirit and that they may also consider a vocation to the priesthood” – Monsignor Connolly Yesterday Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth welcomed seventeen new seminarians who have commenced their formation for the priesthood at the National Seminary.  At the conclusion of the Introductory […]

Dedication of Frank Duff Room

Homily Notes of Most Rev Diarmuid Martin Archbishop of Dublin for Family Mass and dedication of Frank Duff Room Church of Saint Peter, Phibsborough, 23 August 2015

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary to Celebrate 80 Years of the Knock Shrine Stewards and Handmaids

“As pilgrims to Knock we have been edified by the self-effacing, generous and welcoming manner in which the Stewards and Handmaids go about their work. As the son of a Knock Shrine Steward and Handmaid I am very conscious of the dedication which they bring to their work. On behalf of all pilgrims and on my own behalf I congratulate all stewards and handmaids for the sterling service for which they provide at Mary’s Shrine.”

Statement by Bishop William Crean regarding the Killeagh/Inch SPIRITFEST 2015

I welcome the initiative of the Killeagh/Inch Parish Pastoral Council to celebrate SPIRITFEST 2015. I pray that it will serve as an invitation to the people of the parish to deepen and renew their faith.

Homily of Bishop Kevin Doran for the 2015 National Novena to Our Lady of Knock

“I give thanks for the hundreds of young couples all over Ireland who, right now, are preparing to make the commitment of Christian Marriage to one another. May Louis and Zélie Martin be an example of courage and of faith to them.”

Homily of Bishop Kevin Doran for the Fleadh Cheoil Mass

Please see below in English and Irish the homily of Bishop Kevin Doran for the Fleadh Cheoil Mass, which was celebrated on Sunday 16 August at 10.30am in the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception, Sligo.

Archbishop Eamon in Knock

Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin for the 2015 National Novena to Our Lady of Knock

Archbishop Martin invites the faithful to pray one Hail Mary for the family each day for fifty days in preparation for the Synod

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Galway Cathedral celebrates 50th Anniversary

Over 1, 500 gathered to commemorate the 50th anniversary of The Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and St. Nicholas on Friday evening last.

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