This feature includes video reflections by Bishop Denis Nulty on the Easter Triduum, details of ceremonies including Dawn Masses which will be held around the country and informaiton on Pope Francis’ Easter schedule.
‘On the first day of the week, at early Dawn they went to the tomb….’ he is not here, he is risen’. (Luke 24, 1, 6) Many Irish dioceses and parishes will host Dawn Masses on Easter Sunday morning. Dawn Mass is a very spiritual opportunity to celebrate Mass while watching the dawn break over the countryside. […]
Blessed Popes John XXIII and John Paul II will be canonised on April 27 2014, Divine Mercy Sunday.
The Pontifical Council for Promoting the New Evangelisation wrote to dioceses across the world in February of this year, inviting them to take part in the ’24 Hours for the Lord’ initiative.
Father Paul Clayton Lea from the Archdiocese of Armagh offers a reflection on each of the Stations of the Cross
The Irish Episcopal Council for Emigrants has produced an Emigrant Information Pack to assist those considering emigration. This pack includes a section on each of the main receiving countries, with information about visa and immigration requirements, advice on obtaining accommodation, employment and healthcare, and contact details for relevant organisations.
Some background information on Saint Patrick, the text of St Patrick’s Breastplate in Irish and English and in a video interview Professor Salvador Ryan responds to the question: ‘Who was St Patrick?’
To celebrate the first anniversary of the election of Pope Francis to the chair of Peter, the Vatican have created an archive presenting highlights from the first year of Pope Francis’ ministry.
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 […]