Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings this week are as follows: A time to uphold the right to life Prayer for the Child in [...]
The right to life is the most fundamental of all rights; it is the foundation of all other rights. No individual has the right to destroy life and no State has the right to undermine the right to life.
Catholic priests working in partnership with local communities to prevent suicide and support bereaved families
The Northern Ireland Catholic Council on Social Affairs (NICCOSA) has been examining ways in which the Catholic Church can work with parishes and others to help reduce the risk of suicide in our communities.
Since the 22 May 2013 the Catholic Communications Office has been circulating a weekly bulletin for parishioners, parish newsletters and websites with information promoting the Church’s position on the sanctity of unborn human life. The newsletter headings are as follows: Church Teaching Abortion Legislation Prayer for the Child in the Womb Quotes for the Week [...]
In Saint Luke’s Gospel we read: Three days later, they found him in the Temple, sitting among the teachers, listening to them, and asking them questions; and all those who heard him were astounded at his intelligence and his replies. Luke 2:46-48 Let us pray for all students undergoing examinations: Lord, pour out your [...]
Let’s stand together for mothers and babies in pregnancy.
Content from the June 2013 issue of Intercom, including a series of articles looking back at IEC 2012 from Navan Parish, Fr Kevin Doran and Colette Furlong.
Let us pray for fine weather, so vital for the growth of grass for livestock on our farms. Reward the spirit of cooperation which continues among the farming community as they share dwindling fodder supplies. Bless the farming organisations and cooperatives and the Department of Agriculture for sourcing new fodder at home and abroad and [...]
Homily of Bishop Leahy at Mass for National Prayer Vigil for the Right to Life of Mothers and Babies
“Cherishing of mothers and babies is a noble cause. It is not limited to the impact of this or that political move. It is a continuing call from the Gospel’s logic of love, the love that is mutual” – Bishop Leahy