Tag Archives: Trocaire

Trócaire church collections for East Africa

Church collections for east Africa this weekend as UN declares famine The UN today (20 July) declared a famine in parts of Somalia and with 13 million people in Somalia, Kenya and Ethiopia now at risk of starvation, collections will be held in  parishes across Ireland this weekend, 23  and 24 July, for Trócaire’s emergency appeal for […]

Bishop Kirby speaks about Lent and the Trócaire Lenten campaign

Bishop John Kirby talks about Lent and Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign 2011, which focuses on poverty and land issues affecting the people of Northern Honduras.

Claudia Carroll and schoolchildren launch Trocaire’s Global Gifts in a blaze of lights

PRESS RELEASE12 November 2010 Claudia Carroll and schoolchildren launch Trocaire’s Global Gifts in a blaze of lights Former Fair City star turned author Claudia Carroll has asked people to add a new tradition to their celebrations this Christmas for overseas development agency Trocaire at the launch of its Global Gift Campaign. Claudia was joined by […]

Homily of Bishop John Kirby for the funeral Mass of Brian McKeown

PRESS RELEASE 4 August 2009 Homily of Bishop John Kirby for the funeral Mass of Brian McKeown Introduction Good Morning, and welcome to St Anne Church, Shankill for the funeral Mass of Brian McKeown.   On your behalf, I sympathise with his wife, Gari; his children Tim, Sally-Anne, Jaime & Rory and their partners, his sisters, […]

Diocese of Meath parishioners ‘Walk To Mass’ for Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign

PRESS RELEASE 29 March 2009 Diocese of Meath parishioners ‘Walk To Mass’ for Trócaire’s Lenten Campaign An initiative is being held across the Diocese of Meath today to support Trócaire’s 2009 Lenten campaign.  Trócaire’s 2009 Lenten campaign seeks to raise awareness of the disruption caused to the lives of people who have been forced to […]

Cardinal urges public not to forget the world’s poorest

PRESS RELEASE 1 March 2009 Cardinal urges public not to forget the world’s poorest Cardinal Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland, has called on the Irish public to remember that even in a time of recession people in poorer countries continue to need our help, perhaps now more than ever. “We need […]

18 February 2008 | ICJSA conference “Who is my Neighbour?”

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ICJSA and Trócaire call for cluster munitions’ ban ahead of international conference to be held in Dublin

PRESS RELEASE 18 May 2008 ICJSA and Trócaire call for cluster munitions’ ban ahead of international conference to be held in Dublin Bishop Raymond Field to open multi-faith service at 4.00pm today, Sunday 18 May 2008, in Saint Mary’s Pro-Cathedral, Dublin. Bishops’ Commission for Justice and Social Affairs (ICJSA) and Trócaire, the overseas development agency […]

Statement by Bishop John Kirby, Chairman of Trócaire on Zimbabwe

PRESS RELEASE 11 April 2008 Statement by Bishop John Kirby, Chairman of Trócaire on Zimbabwe Chairman of Trócaire, Bishop John Kirby, joins calls for an end to the post-election deadlock, and for Zimbabwean government and regional leaders to act to dispel fears and tensions In company with Catholic Bishops Conferences throughout the world, Bishop John […]

Cardinal Rodríguez launches Kildare and Leighlin Trócaire Lenten Appeal – Reach Out This Lent

PRESS RELEASE 11 MARCH 2006 CARDINAL RODRÍGUEZ LAUNCHES KILDARE AND LEIGHLIN TRÓCAIRE LENTEN APPEAL ‘REACH OUT THIS LENT’ Cardinal Óscar Andrés Rodríguez Maradiaga from Honduras, one of the most distinguished members of the Catholic Church in Latin America, officially launched this year’s Kildare and Leighlin Trócaire Lenten Appeal – Reach Out This Lent at a […]

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