Tag Archives: Ecumenism

Homily of Archbishop Martin at Christian Unity Service 2013, St Saviour’s Church of Ireland Church, Arklow

Homily of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at Christian Unity Service 2013 Saint Saviour’s Church of Ireland Church, Arklow, Co Wicklow When I began working in the Vatican many years ago now, I was involved in the preparation of a very simple but useful short reflection of the fostering of marriage and family within the Catholic Church.   […]

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Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2013

The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity runs from 18 to 25 January – the octave of St Peter and St Paul. The theme for 2013 is: What does God require of us? – which invites us to reflect on and respond to our obligations to act justly in the world.

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

This year’s theme for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity – We Will All Be Changed By The Victory Of Our Lord Jesus Christ – was chosen by representatives of the Catholic Church and the Polish Ecumenical Council.

Address by Cardinal Seán Brady at the Abrahamic Religions Dinner in Belfast Castle

PRESS RELEASE 10 March 2011 Address by Cardinal Seán Brady at the Abrahamic Religions Dinner in Belfast Castle ‘The Gospel, the Tanak, the Qur’an are all books of peace’ – Cardinal Brady I believe the most urgent challenge for people of faith today is to discern God’s plan for our times. I believe it is […]

Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Clogher on the the appointment of the new Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough

PRESS RELEASE 3 February 2011 Statement from the Catholic Diocese of Clogher on the the appointment of the new Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough Bishop Liam MacDaid and Bishop Joseph Duffy, today welcomed the election of Rt. Rev. Dr Michael Jackson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Clogher as the Archbishop of Dublin and Glendalough. The Bishops said: “It […]

Cardinal Brady welcomes appointment of Reverend Ivan Patterson as the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church

PRESS RELEASE 2 February 2011 Cardinal Brady welcomes appointment of Reverend Ivan Patterson as the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland, today welcomed the appointment of Reverend Ivan Patterson as the next Moderator of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland.  Cardinal Brady said: “I would like […]

Homily Notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Inaugural Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2011

PRESS RELEASE 19 January 2011 Homily notes of Archbishop Diarmuid Martin at the Inaugural Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity 2011, Saint John the Baptist Church of Ireland Church, Clontarf “You have heard that it was said to those in ancient times”.  These opening words of this evening’s Gospel reading are repeated […]

Statement of Archbishop Michael Neary on the retirement of Bishop Richard Henderson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry to take up a new post in the diocese of Carlisle, Church of England

PRESS RELEASE 26 November 2010 Statement of Archbishop Michael Neary on the retirement of Bishop Richard Henderson, Church of Ireland Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry to take up a new post in the diocese of Carlisle, Church of England Since 1998, we here in Ireland have been privileged to know and work closely with […]

Opening address by Cardinal Seán Brady at The Irish Inter-Church Meeting conference ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values’

PRESS RELEASE 21 October 2010 Opening address by Cardinal Seán Brady at The Irish Inter-Church Meeting conference ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values‘ Emmaus Retreat and Conference Centre, Swords, Co Dublin I welcome you all this morning to this Conference on ‘The Churches and Education: Context, Vision and Values’, organised by the Church […]

Archbishop Martin expresses gratitude to retiring Archbishop Neill

PRESS RELEASE 6 October 2010 Archbishop Martin expresses gratitude to retiring Archbishop Neill Following the announcement by Archbishop John Neill of his plans to retire next January, Archbishop Diarmuid Martin today expressed his gratitude to Archbishop Neill for his collaboration, support and friendship.  He said they shared a commitment to working together on the basis […]

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