Tag Archives: Vocations

Homily of Bishop Donal McKeown for Ordination Mass for Rev Sean O’Donnell

St Eugene’s Cathedral, Derry 14 June 2015 One of the great advantages of having the Liturgy celebrated in English has been the exposure of us all to the riches of the scripture readings in our native tongues. Over the three year cycle, we now can hear the Word of God from a  huge variety of biblical […]

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordains two new priests in Archdiocese of Dublin

The Archdiocese of Dublin will have two new priests today as Archbishop Diarmuid Martin ordains Paul Glennon and Chris Derwin to the Diocesan priesthood.  The ordinations take place on the Feast Day of St. Kevin, a patron saint of the Archdiocese. In his homily at today’s ordination Mass, Archbishop Martin told both men “you received […]

Diaconate 2015

Five hundred people attend Mass for the ordination of nine men to the diaconate

Nine men reached a milestone in their priestly formation on 31 May, Trinity Sunday, when they were ordained deacons by Archbishop Diarmuid Martin, Archbishop of Dublin and Primate of Ireland, during a Mass celebrated in College Chapel of the national seminary, Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth.

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Diocesan Vocations Directors Conference concludes in Maynooth

“Vocations to the priesthood and religious life are firmly on the agenda of the Irish Catholic Church and any opportunity for a group like this to come together to discuss and to plan for vocations strategies is to be welcomed” – Bishop Donal McKeown

Homily of Bishop Nulty at the Ordination Mass today of Father Seán Hyland

“It is among the people of God, that Seán and all priests will minister; it is among the people of God that a vocation is nourished and encouraged, and it is among the people of God that our faith is celebrated and lived” – Bishop Nulty It is with a great sense of joy we […]

Vocation Voices: Fr Willie Purcell

In this video Father Willie Purcell shares his own vocation story and journey to priesthood and explains why he would recommend the life of a priest.

Vocation Voices: Monsignor Jim Cassin

In this video interview, Monsignor Jim Cassin speaks about his vocation

50th World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday 21 April 2013

The World Day of Prayer for Vocations or Vocations Sunday will be celebrated on Sunday 21 April 2013. The theme chosen for 2013 is: “Vocations as a sign of hope founded in faith”.

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Vocations Sunday 2013

The World Day of Prayer for Vocations or Vocations Sunday as it is more commonly known will be celebrated on Sunday 21 April 2013. The theme chosen for this year is: Vocations as a sign of hope founded in faith. This is the 50th World Day Day of Prayer for Vocations, occuring during the Year […]

European Vocations Service Congress

European Vocations Service Congress – St Patrick’s College,  Maynooth The annual Congress of the European Vocations Service (EVS)took place at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth in Ireland, from 28 June – 1 July 2012. Placing itself in close continuity with the International Eucharistic Congress in Dublin, which ended a few days ago, the theme examined was: […]

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