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Live Helper

Online Chat Information / Support Service The IBDI has linked up with the CROSSCARE Drug & Alcohol Programme which provides a “Live Helper” service to offer online information, support, and advice in relation to drug and alcohol related issues. This is a free, secure and confidential service. The service is open from 9am – 1pm […]

IBDI parish handbook

Extracts from the handbook Section 2: PARISHES CAN HELP … Section 3: FOUR LEVELS OF INVOLVEMENT … Section 4: HOW IT WORKS … Section 5: UNDERSTANDING PREVENTION … Registration form for parishes and interested parties Download here … Photos from the launch event See our image gallery …

Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative launches ‘Alcohol/Drugs Handbook

PRESS RELEASE 16 November 2009 Irish Bishops’ Drugs Initiative launches Alcohol/Drugs Handbook As a priority alcohol should not be a sponsor of sporting events or sporting organisations. Public policy at an all-island level should be coordinated, consistent and reflect the seriousness of this issue. It is necessary to reduce the alcohol/blood level to 50mg, North […]

IBDI parish handbook

Extracts from the IBDI parish handbook November 2009 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Temperance Sunday 2008: Liturgical Notes in Ireland

3 February 2008 Theme: Living Faith Fully RéamhráIn irisí agus nuachtáin airithe, ó am go ham, bíonn liostaí le seiceáil féachaint an bhfuilimid níos fearr nó níos measa ná daoine eile i gnéithe éagsúla dár saol nó an bhfuilimid ar chómh-chaighdeán leo. Nuair a scríobh Matha síos na Biáide a thug Críost dúinn an lá […]

Temperance Sunday 2008: Reflection after Communion

3 February 2008 Theme: Living Faith Fully One of the following may be used as a reflection after Communion: 1. Archbishop Oscar Romero It helps now and then to step back and take the long view.The Kingdom is not only beyond our efforts, it is even beyond our vision. We accomplish in our lifetime only […]

Temperance Sunday 2008: Prayers of the Faithful

3 February 2008 Theme: Living Faith Fully PriestIn the Church, God has made known to us his hidden purpose: to make all things one in Christ. Let us pray that his will may be done. ReaderWe give you thanks for the presence and power of your Spirit in the Church: – give us the will […]

Temperance Sunday 2008: Homily Notes

3 February 2008 < 3 February 2008 Theme: Living Faith Fully Some Thoughts for Temperance Sunday (i) Temperance Sunday is the day of the year when we look at a virtue that has had a bad press in recent times. When we hear the word Temperance, we think of words like spoilsport and not having […]

Temperance Sunday 2008: Liturgy of the Word

3 February 2008 FIRST READING A reading from the prophet Zephaniah 2:3; 3:12-13 Seek the Lordall you, the humble of the earth,who obey his commands.Seek integrity,seek humility:you may perhaps find shelteron the day of the anger of the Lord.In your midst I will leavea humble and lowly people,and those who are left in Israel will […]

Temperance Sunday 2008: Introductory Note for Mass

3 February 2008 Theme: Living Faith Fully The Irish Bishops have designated today as Temperance Sunday and this year it marks the end of Catholic Education Week. Catholic Education Week has been celebrated in the North of Ireland since 2007. ‘What a great legacy and gift it would be for our children in this new […]

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