Tag Archives: Vocations

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: […]

Homily of Cardinal Brady for opening Mass of the European Vocations Service Meeting

Theme of meeting: The Eucharist – source of every Christian Vocation: Community, Testimony, Mission

Bishop Donal McKeown launches new App for Vocations

Bishop Donal McKeown launches a new App which has been designed to inform and promote vocations to the priesthood in Ireland.

Vocations Sunday 15 May 2011

Vocations Sunday, or Good Shepherd Sunday as it is sometimes known, falls on Sunday 15 May 2011.

Pope’s message and special feature for the World Day of Prayer for Vocations on Sunday 15 May 2011

PRESS RELEASE 9 May 2011 World Day of Prayer for Vocations – Sunday 15 May 2011 Pope’s message on the theme ‘Proposing Vocations in the Local Church’ Special feature on www.catholicbishops.ie The 48th World Day of Prayer for Vocations will be celebrated on Sunday next 15 May. A special feature is now available on the […]

Irish College in Rome celebrates ordination of six deacons

Six students from the Pontifical Irish College, Rome, were ordained deacons on Easter Monday 2011.

Welcoming comments by Monsignor Hugh Connolly, President of St Patrick’s College Maynooth, to new seminarians

PRESS RELEASE 22 August 2010 Welcoming comments by Monsignor Hugh Connolly, President of Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth, to new seminarians Dear Class of 2010, I wish to extend a very warm welcome to you and to your families and friends who have accompanied you here to St Patrick’s College Maynooth this afternoon. For people of […]

Sixteen new seminarians commence priesthood studies for Irish dioceses

PRESS RELEASE 22 August 2010 Sixteen new seminarians commence priesthood studies for Irish dioceses – please see below table of seminarians by diocese Today sixteen men begin formal studies for the priesthood for Irish dioceses. Covering a wide range of ages – from the late twenties up to early sixties – and with an array […]

Archbishop Michael Neary launches new vocations initiative in the Archdiocese of Tuam

PRESS RELEASE 28 June 2010 Archbishop Michael Neary launches new vocations initiative in the Archdiocese of Tuam ‘One Life, One Call, One Response’ Background Archbishop Michael Neary, Archbishop of Tuam, will launch this evening a new online initiative and accompanying literature to promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life in the Archdiocese of Tuam.  […]

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