Tag Archives: IBDI

Alcohol / Drugs – Parishes Response

Alcohol / Drugs – Parishes Response Bishop Freeman will launch upcoming Seminars in the Ossory Diocese. The two seminars are being held on 7 March at 7.30pm in St Patrick’s Parish Community Hall, Kilkenny and Piltown Parish Community Hall Co Kilkenny. The evenings will include presentations from parishes who form part of our initiative, as well as presentations […]

Address by Bishop Christopher Jones at Diocesan Seminar on Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse

PRESS RELEASE 13 April 2011 Address by Bishop Christopher Jones at Diocesan Seminar on Pastoral Response to Substance Misuse The following is the text of the introductory address given by Bishop Christopher Jones, Bishop of Elphin and Chair of the Bishops’ Commission for Pastoral Care, at a seminar in Rooskey, Co Roscommon last night called […]

Parish Alcohol Initiative encourages parents to seek alternative ways to celebrate Junior Certificate results

PRESS RELEASE 14 September 2010 Parish Alcohol Initiative encourages parents to seek alternative ways to celebrate Junior Certificate results Ahead of the publication of the Junior Certificate results tomorrow, the Irish Bishops’ Drugs and Alcohol Initiative (IBDI) is calling on parents to assist their children to find new and healthy ways to celebrate their Junior […]

IBDI – Tips for Teens

IBDI – Tips for Teens

Information for Young People Download brochure … For teenagers Your questions answered about drugs and their effects, and what to do if you have concerns … Myth or fact? Find out the truth about alcohol … How to resist peer pressure Support and advice … Worried about a parent? What you need to know, and […]

IBDI – Tips for Parents

IBDI – Tips for Parents

Information for parents / guardians from the Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative

IBDI Newsletter

IBDI Newsletter

Newslettter from the Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative Ongoing| Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Bishop McAreavey awards certificates to Peer Leaders involved in education awareness regarding alcohol and drugs

PRESS RELEASE 26 April 2010 Bishop McAreavey awards certificates to Peer Leaders involved in education awareness regarding alcohol and drugs Bishop John McAreavey, Bishop of Dromore, will present eighteen young adults with certificates this evening in Our Lady’s College Newry, Co Down, at 7.30pm.  Please see remarks by Bishop McAreavey below. The students of Newry […]

Statement on the Good Friday exemption from the Diocese of Limerick

PRESS RELEASE 25 March 2010 Statement on the Good Friday exemption issued on behalf of Fr. Tony Mullins, Diocesan Administrator, Diocese of Limerick The civil authorities have made their decision, in good faith, in accordance with the facts laid before them in the context of civil law and society; I respect this decision. However, this […]

Statement on the Good Friday exemption issued on behalf of Father Tony Mullins, Diocesan Administrator, Diocese of Limerick

The civil authorities have made their decision, in good faith, in accordance with the facts laid before them in the context of civil law and society; I respect this decision. However, this is also an opportunity for Christians to make their own decision, in the context of civil law and society and the faith community […]

IBDI Prevention Pack

IBDI Prevention Pack

Register now for a parish prevention pack from the IBDI Contents include: Specially designed posters for parishes to overprint with local support details (download pdf …) Information leaflets Contacts on local support services Liturgy – Samples of Prayers of the Faithful and information for homilies Pastoral Letter on alcohol in moderation Our latest newsletter Booklet […]

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