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Digital Advent Calendar to open on Sunday

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches Ireland’s digital Advent Calendar “During Advent, let us reflect on the eternal message of Christmas, which is, Christ is alive and that He is our hope.”  – Archbishop Martin  See catholicbishops.ie #SharingHope #LivingAdvent Archbishop Eamon Martin has launched the 2021 interactive digital Advent Calendar, which will go live on www.catholicbishops.ie this […]

Archbishop Eamon Martin launches Ireland’s digital Advent Calendar

#SharingHope this Advent Season

Homily of Archbishop Michael Neary at Mass to ordain three permanent deacons for the Archdiocese of Tuam

A new beginning I extend a very warm welcome to you all on this special occasion as we celebrate the Rite of Ordination of three permanent deacons for service in the Archdiocese of Tuam.  This is the first ordination to the Permanent Diaconate in our Archdiocese and, in that sense, it indicates a new beginning.  […]

Homily of Bishop Fintan Monahan for RTÉ Television Mass for World Day of Remembrance for road traffic victims

“I firmly believe that greater road safety awareness – along with prayer and reflection – can change our driving behaviour, calm our aggression, and remind us to take care of our spiritual, moral and physical dimensions – Bishop Fintan Monahan”  November – a time of Remembrance The month of November is a special time for […]

“The private Catholic is, by nature, a poor missionary. The Legion of Mary understands this. Indeed, its’ Raison d’etre is to be the missionary Church… combining prayer and action!” – Bishop Tom Deenihan

Homily of Bishop Deenihan at the anniversary Mass for the anniversary of Frank Duff RIP Background Bishop Tom Deenihan, Bishop of Meath, will celebrate Mass today in Saint Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Archdiocese of Dublin.  Members of the Legion of Mary from throughout the country will be in attendance and the Mass will be offered for […]

Let society never forget our frontline heroes of the pandemic – Archbishop Eamon Martin

Homily of Archbishop Eamon Martin at Mass of Remembrance

Bishop Martin Hayes supports statement by Catholic organisations on COP26

Following his attendance at the COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Bishop Martin Hayes, the coordinating bishop for Laudato Si’, has today signed the following statement which is being supported by Catholic organisations from around the world: Statement As Catholics, united for our common home, we urgently ask leaders at the United Nations 26th Climate Change Conference to […]

Bishops to lead pilgrimage to Knock for televised Mass in memory of those who died during pandemic

Prayers of thanksgiving will be offered for the sacrifices made by frontline workers “We are acutely aware of the additional distress caused to grieving families during the pandemic” – Archbishop Martin The Bishops of Ireland will undertake a pilgrimage to the International Eucharistic and Marian Shrine in Knock this Sunday, 14 November, to offer Mass […]

Dr Nicola Brady recognised by the Irish Council of Churches and by the Irish Inter-Church Meeting

Today at the SMA Dromantine Retreat and Conference Centre in Newry, Co Down, an Irish Inter-Church Meeting was held on the theme, ‘Identity and Belonging – Past, Present, Future’.  During the meeting Dr Nicola Brady was recognised for her services as general secretary of the Irish Council of Churches and as general secretary of Irish […]

Homily of Archbishop Dermot Farrell at Mass for the Opening of the DCU Academic Year

Chapel of Saint Patrick’s Campus, Drumcondra, Dublin City University “Catholic schools are valued across the world.  Why? Because of, and not despite, their Catholic ethos, Catholic schools embrace a variety of young people of various cultural identities and nationalities, and the plurality of their religious and other belief systems” – Archbishop Farrell Welcome to all […]

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