Message from Bishop John Kirby and Bishop Raymond Field As we prepare to celebrate Christmas and World Migrant and Refugee Sunday, 19 January 2014, it is important that we come together to remember and pray for all those who have travelled far from their homeland in search of a better life. Pope Francis, who has […]
For parishes celebrating their diversity and wanting to think creatively about diversity and inclusion, the theme and message of World Migrant Sunday have much to offer.
The Council for Immigrants has prepared two A3 posters to download for use in parishes across Ireland.
World Refugee Day was established by the United Nations to honour the courage, strength and determination of women, men and children who are forced to flee their homes under threat of persecution, conflict and violence.
The Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants have produced a number of resources to assist parishes in welcoming those from other countries in their liturgical celebrations.
The Irish Episcopal Council for Immigrants has produced cards with a prayer for lighting candles in a variety of European languages.
Links to websites of non-governmental organisations and Government websites.
For each Sunday and Feast day of the year, the Vienna International Religious Centre (VIRC) provide,s in many languages, the respective readings and gospels (according to the cycle of readings used in the Catholic church) as well as short contemplative tracts.
A list of the various international chaplaincies in Ireland.