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Pope Francis’ Message for Lent 2015

Lent is a time of renewal for the whole Church #LentMessage15

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World Day of the Sick 2015 “I was eyes to the blind, and feet to the lame”

The 23rd World Day of the Sick will be celebrated on Wednesday 11 February, the Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes. The World Day of the Sick is an initiative which was started by Pope John Paul II in 1992.  Pope Benedict and Pope Francis have continued this special World Day – an occasion during […]

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Noel Treanor on the themes of slavery and human trafficking

Pastoral Letter from Bishop Noel Treanor on the themes of slavery and human trafficking

Bishop Noel Treanor, Bishop of Down and Connor, has issued a pastoral letter on the themes of slavery and human trafficking. In his pastoral Bishop Treanor reflects on the significance of the World Day of Peace initiative and the theme for this year which is ‘No Longer Slaves, but Brothers and Sisters’. An excerpt from […]

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2015

From 18 – 25 January, the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity is held. This is the traditional period in the northern hemisphere for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity. These dates were proposed in 1908 by Paul Wattson to cover the days between the feasts of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, and therefore […]

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Migrant Resource Pack

The Council for Emigrants and Council for Immigrants of the Irish Bishops’ Conference have produced a Migrant Resource Pack, which includes the Pope’s Message for Migrant and Refugee Sunday, Prayers for Migrants and Tips for Remembering Migrants in the Parish and at Home

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Catholic Schools Week 2015 on the theme ‘Catholic Schools:Called to Serve’

Catholic Schools Week – 25 January to 1 February 2015 Catholic Schools Week has been celebrated in Ireland for the last five years. This annual event calls on Catholic schools to give expression in a special way to a particular aspect of Catholic education. This theme of Catholic Schools Week 2015 is ‘Catholic Schools: Called […]

Feast of the Holy Family

Feast of the Holy Family

Mass readings for the Feast of the Holy Family  Mass readings for Sunday, December 28, 2014, the Feast of the Holy Family of Jesus, Mary and Joseph: Gen 15:1-6; 21:1-3. Ps 104. Heb 18:11-12, 17-19. Lk 2: 22-40. www.catholicbishops.ie/readings. Feast of the Holy Family The primary place of encounter with God for most adults, and […]

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Advent and Christmas 2014

“For to us a child is born, to us a son is given…” Advent Calendar Please check out our online Advent Calendar and our Thought for the Day pieces which will be made available right up to and including Christmas Eve, December 24th. You can access the Advent Calendar by clicking here. Pope Francis schedule for Christmas […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Richard Clarke record their Christmas Message in the Shambles Market with the students from St Catherines College Armagh and the Royal School Armagh.

A joint Christmas message from the Archbishops of Armagh Archbishop Eamon Martin and Archbishop Richard Clarke

The angel said to them, ‘Do not be afraid; for see—I am bringing you good news of great joy for all the people: 11to you is born this day in the city of David a Saviour, who is the Messiah,*the Lord.’ Luke 2:10-11

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Intercom Christmas 2014

Content from the Christmas 2014 issue of Intercom, including an article by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, ‘The Family – the Future’, which reflects on the Extraordinary Assembly of the Synod of Bishops.

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