Archive | News archive 2003

Order of Malta Prelate to make historic visit to Ireland this week

PRESS RELEASE 12 November 2003 ORDER OF MALTA PRELATE TO MAKE HISTORIC VISIT TO IRELAND THIS WEEK ISSUED ON BEHALF OF THE IRISH ASSOCIATION OF THE SOVEREIGN MILITARY ORDER OF MALTA Archbishop Angelo Acerbi, the Prelate of the Sovereign Order of Malta, will be making a pastoral visit to Ireland from Thursday 13th to Monday […]

Archbishop pays tribute to Sisters of Mercy

PRESS RELEASE STRICTLY EMBARGOED UNTIL 7.30PM ON 12 NOVEMBER 2003 ARCHBISHOP PAYS TRIBUTE TO SISTERS OF MERCY Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of the Archdiocese of Armagh   At a Mass marking the 150th anniversary of St Vincent’s Secondary School in Dundalk, the Archbishop of Armagh, Dr Seán Brady, paid tribute to […]

Irish priest appointed Chaplain to Pope John Paul II

PRESS RELEASE 7 NOVEMBER 2003 IRISH PRIEST APPOINTED CHAPLAIN TO POPE JOHN PAUL II Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of the Diocese of Cloyne Rev. Joseph Murphy, a Priest of the Diocese of Cloyne has been appointed Chaplain to His Holiness, Pope John Paul II. The appointment took effect on the 1st […]

‘Ireland plays an essential role in the building of the new Europe’

PRESS RELEASE 6 NOVEMBER 2003 ‘IRELAND PLAYS AN ESSENTIAL ROLE IN THE BUILDING OF THE NEW EUROPE’ Today the Pope received in audience Mary McAleese, President of Ireland, on the occasion of her visit to Rome in order to participate in the celebrations for the 375th anniversary of the Pontifical Irish College. John Paul II […]

President Mary Mc Aleese to attend celebrations marking the 375th Anniversary of the Foundation of the Pontifical Irish College in Rome

PRESS RELEASE 5 November 2003 PRESIDENT MARY MC ALEESE TO ATTEND CELEBRATIONS MARKING THE 375TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE FOUNDATION OF THE PONTIFICAL IRISH COLLEGE IN ROME PAPAL AUDIENCE FOR COLLEGE COMMUNITY TODAY Her Excellency President Mary Mc Aleese will take part in the celebrations for the 375th anniversary of the foundation of the Pontifical Irish […]

Masses of Thanksgiving in honour of Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta

PRESS RELEASE 23 October 2003 MASSES OF THANKSGIVING IN HONOUR OF BLESSED MOTHER TERESA OF CALCUTTA Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of the Missionaries of Charity Mother Teresa of Calcutta was beatified by Pope John Paul II at a ceremony in St Peter’s Square Rome on Sunday last, 19th October 2003. The […]

Statement from Most Rev Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland regarding political breakthrough in Northern Ireland

PRESS RELEASE 21 October 2003 Statement of Most Rev. Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland Regarding political breakthrough in Northern Ireland Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of Most Rev. Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland Speaking from Rome, where he is attending celebrations in honour […]

New Director for Catholic Communications Office

PRESS RELEASE 20 October 2003 NEW DIRECTOR FOR CATHOLIC COMMUNICATIONS OFFICE Bishop Joseph Duffy, Chairman of the Episcopal Commission on Communications of the Irish Bishops’ Conference has announced the appointment of Mr Martin Long as Director of the Catholic Communications Office in Maynooth with effect from Monday 24th November 2003. Mr Long (34) has been […]

Homily of Most Rev Jim Moriarty, Bishop of Kildare and Leighlin at Requiem Mass for Bishop Laurence Ryan R.I.P, On Thursday 16th October 2003

PRESS RELEASE 16 October 2003 HOMILY OF MOST REV JIM MORIARTY, BISHOP OF KILDARE AND LEIGHLIN AT REQUIEM MASS FOR BISHOP LAURENCE RYAN R.I.P. ON THURSDAY 16TH OCTOBER 2003 Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of the Diocese of Kildare and Leighlin The Beatitudes our Gospel reading is read by Fr. Paddy Byrne. […]

Most Rev. Laurence Ryan, RIP, Statement of Most Rev. Seán Brady, DCL

PRESS RELEASE 13 October 2003 Most Rev. Laurence Ryan, RIP Statement of Most Rev. Seán Brady, DCL Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland Issued by the Catholic Communications Office on behalf of Most Rev. Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland Fr Larry Ryan was a post-graduate student in St. Patrick’s College […]

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