Theme of Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign 2014 – ‘Water’ This year’s Trócaire Lenten campaign is about the global water crisis. There are 1.1 billion people in our world who are living without access to a reliable source of water. Nine year old Enestina Muyeye (pictured above), the young girl featured on this year’s Trócaire box, comes […]
Pope Francis’ Letter to Families issued from the Vatican on Tuesday 25 February 2014: Dear families, With this letter, I wish, as it were, to come into your homes to speak about an event which will take place at the Vatican this coming October. It is the Extraordinary General Assembly of the Synod of […]
Content from the March 2014 issue of Intercom, including an article by Fr Shane Crombie on The Joy of Preaching
Today the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Councils for Immigrants and Emigrants jointly hosted a conference in Jury’s Inn, Custom House Quay, Dublin, entitled Journeying Together: Challenges Facing the Migrant Today.
Tuesday 11 February, Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, is the World Day of the Sick. The theme of this year’s message from Pope Francis for the World Day of the Sick is: Faith and Charity: “We Ought to Lay Down Our Lives for One Another” (1 Jn 3:16). The full text of this year’s message follows: […]
“Christ’s poverty which enriches us is his taking flesh and bearing our weaknesses and sins as an expression of God’s infinite mercy to us” – Pope Francis Message for Lent 2014.
“The internet, in particular, offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” – Pope Francis